Place:Bandon, County Cork, Republic of Ireland

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NameBandon
Alt namesDroichead na Bandansource: Wikipedia
TypeTown
Coordinates51.733°N 8.733°W
Located inCounty Cork, Republic of Ireland
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Bandon is a town in County Cork, Ireland. It lies on the River Bandon between two hills. The name in Irish means "Bridge of the Bandon", a reference to the origin of the town as a crossing-point on the river. In 2004 Bandon celebrated its quatercentenary. The town is sometimes called the "Gateway to West Cork" and it had a population of 6,640 at the 2011 census.

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