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Bantry is a town in west Cork. It lies at the head of Bantry Bay, a deep-water gulf extending for 30km to the west. TheBeara peninsula is to the northwest, with Sheep's Head also nearby, on the peninsula south of Bantry Bay. The focus of the town is a large square, formed partly by infilling of the shallow inner harbour. In former times, this accommodated regular cattle fairs; after modernising as an urban plaza, it now features a colourful weekly market and occasional public functions. The town is a service centre for a large catchment area, including the Beara Peninsula. It is no longer a major fishing port, mussel-farming having replaced the traditional trawling. Tourism is now a major part of the economy, exploiting the coastal scenery ...

Household In Bantry

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Under 1616-3435-4950-6465+10%20%0%28%20.0024.0019.0018.0019.0022.0028.0022.0016.0012.00BantryNational
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Before 19191919-19601961-19801981-2000After 2000Not Stated5%10%15%20%0%26%13.0013.0023.0023.0022.006.009.0015.0020.0025.0026.005.00BantryNational
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