Glanworth The location of Glanworth in Ireland
Glanworth is a village on the R512 regional road, 8 km northwest of the town of Fermoy in County Cork, Ireland.Cork, the county's administrative centre, and 210 km southwest of the capital, Dublin. The combined population of Glanworth East and Glanworth West in 2006 was 1,316, an increase of 8.6% since 2002.Roman Catholic church, a school, several shops, and ten pubs. The village is commonly referred to as 'The Harbour'. This stems from the ninth century invasion of Vikings, who sailed inland as far as the monastery in Glanworth. The village was sacked and many of the women were taken back to Scandinavia as saltwives. The chilling cry of 'come on the harbour' is still often heard at sporting events.
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