Tullamore

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Tullamore (ˌtʌləˈmɔː)
 
n
the county town of Offaly, Republic of Ireland; food processing and brewing. Pop: 11 098 (2002)

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tullamore

market town, urban district, and the seat of County Offaly, Ireland, situated on the River Tullamore. The High Cross is all that remains of Durrow Abbey, which once stood to the north of Tullamore. The Book of Durrow, an illuminated manuscript of the four Gospels in Irish script, was written there about 700 and is now in Trinity College, Dublin. The neighbourhood contains Bronze Age and early Christian monuments. Local trade in farm produce is augmented by food-processing industries and by brewing. Pop. (2006) 10,900

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