clonmel

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Clonmel (klɒnˈmɛl)
 
n
the county town of Co Tipperary, Republic of Ireland; birthplace of Laurence Sterne; meat processing and enamelware. Pop: 16 910 (2002)

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clonmel

municipal borough and seat of Tipperary South Riding, Ireland. It lies on the River Suir. A noted sporting centre, it has fine scenery, with the Comeragh Mountains to the south and the Slievenamon peak to the northeast. Clonmel received its charter in the reign of Edward I (1239-1307). The novelist Laurence Sterne was born there in 1713. Industries include the making of pharmaceuticals and cider. Pop. (2006) 15,482.

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