Tower, County Cork

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Tower
Teamhair
Town
Tower is located in Ireland
Tower
Tower
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 51°55′N 8°36′W / 51.92°N 8.6°W / 51.92; -8.6Coordinates: 51°55′N 8°36′W / 51.92°N 8.6°W / 51.92; -8.6
Country Ireland
Province Munster
County County Cork
Population (2006)
 • Urban 3,102
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)
Irish Grid Reference W632766

Tower (Irish: Teamhair) is a burgeoning village and rapidly growing suburb of the city of Cork, located in County Cork, Ireland. In the 2002 Census, the population was 3,032, having grown a dramatic 116.3% since the 1991 Census. In the 2006 census however it had only added another 170 people leaving it with a population of 3102.

Tower is located in the parish of Inniscarra, it is 3 km from the village of Blarney, home of the famous Blarney Stone. Tower is notable for having the largest Centra Supermarket in Ireland.

The first inhabitations of Tower were built by the O'Mahony builders over a hundred years ago along the Model Village Road. Two pubs exist in the village  : The Huntsman and Aunties Bar

Some estates in Tower include Seanacloc, Oakmount, Laureston Crescent and Gleann Na Ri.

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