Corkonian


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Corkonian

(kɔːˈkəʊnɪən; kəˈkɔːnɪən)
n
(Human Geography) a native or inhabitant of the city of Cork
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The Corkonian, who is dating Downton Abbey heir Harry Herbert, said the pair bonded about Ireland.
In the years 1927 to 1942 players from Limerick's junior clubs--notably Young Munster--were certainly suspended with greater frequency than their Corkonian counterparts.
She is a devoted Corkonian whose father won five All-Ireland senior medals for the county while her other half is a true Bannerman and chairman of one of Clare's top GAA clubs.
The testimony of labourer Jeremiah Higgins, part of the Connaught faction, provided an intimate account of being the target of one of the Corkonian charivaris that occurred shortly after the strike began.
SLIGO: 5.40 Dasha, 6.10 Justaroundmidnight, 6.40 Kardyls Hope, 7.10 Artic Dream, 7.40 Corkonian, 8.10 Cara Mara, 8.40 Dreadnot.
There's no doubt in my mind that Liam Miller being from Cork doesn't help him." The Corkonian said his early career was frustrated by Dublin-based officials overlooking him in favour of players from the capital city.
Cognate with O'Faolain's own view of his life as best understood through his fiction, Frank O'Connor, O'Faolain's fellow Corkonian, oldest literary sparring partner and junior by three years, isolated a similar tendency in his friend's work: 'As with Gide his stories and novels are a commentary on his biographies, histories and essays.' (5) Had O'Connor been writing this after the publication of Vive Moi!
The Corkonian is so outraged that the government has backtracked on the city's promised state-of-the-art music school that he is planning a one-man protest in a cage above the very site where the country's young music elite should now be learning their craft.
Enda Bolger's Heathfield brought up the north Corkonian's three-timer in the second division of the five-year-old geldings' maiden.
"He didn't know anything about cars when he started, but he sold 300 cars last year and he's already sold more than that in the first four months of this year." Cullen, 68, who will return for a fourth series of The Apprentice in September, also revealed a surprising soft spot for Corkonian, Harvard graduate Breffny Morgan.
This reviewer (a Corkonian, in exile in Galway) was gratified to have something confirmed that we have always held to be an a priori truth, that "Dublin is glamorous yet poor, always in motion yet without industry, learned yet ignorant, lively yet dead.