So you want to buy... A property in Cork City

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21st February, 2009

History: monastic settlement founded by St Fin Barre in the sixth century; trading port since Viking times circa 915; charter granted by King John in 1185; fortified by the Normans in the 13th century; nicknamed the Rebel City since 1491 when it supported Perkin Warbeck, pretender to the throne of Henry VII; in what is known as ‘‘the burning of Cork’’ the city was badly gutted during the War of Independence; European City of Culture...

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