Queenstown


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Queenstown,

Republic of Ireland: see CóbhCóbh
[Irish,=cove], town (1991 pop. 8,219), Co. Cork, S Republic of Ireland, on the south shore of Great Island in Cork Harbour. Originally called Cove of Cork, the town was renamed Queenstown when Queen Victoria visited in 1849. It was named Cóbh in 1922.
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Queenstown

 

a city in the Republic of South Africa, located in Cape Province. Population, 43,800 (1969). Queens-town is the center of a livestock-raising region; wool processing is a major industry. The city has a botanical garden. Queenstown was founded between 1850 and 1853.

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It is exciting to see this important roading project get underway because it will serve Queenstown and the wider area for decades to come.
THE SCENE Queenstown is a sophisticated holiday resort set in the magnificent landscapes of the Southern Alps of New Zealand.
Figures show that the number of tourists to Queenstown Bike Park has increased in the past few seasons.
Former England batsman Geoff Boycott referred several times in his guise as a radio pundit to their "holiday" in Queenstown, while Ashes-winning captain Michael Vaughan also raised concerns in his newspaper column as to how easy it might be to switch quickly and effectively back on to cricket.
Twenty20 International Queenstown England XI Neesham 4-73, Wagner Gillespie 4-87) v New Rutherford 90, Anderson 63" England got themselves into a spot of bother, with Gillespie taking four wickets, before Prior dominated an important stand with Joe Root.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge greeted by costumed dancers during a visit to Queenstown, Singapore, as part of a nine-day tour of the Far East in honour of the Queen''s Diamond Jubilee
However, he still believes he has been punished too severely for his conduct at the Altitude bar in Queenstown, New Zealand.
The 75 times-capped player was originally found to have misled England management in that he did not tell them he went to another bar in Queenstown.
Air New Zealand on Monday said that it is increasing capacity on its services between Rotorua and Queenstown via Christchurch.
One was the night out in Queenstown involving Mike Tindall and a group of players, while James Haskell, Chris Ashton and Dylan Hartley have been reprimanded by England manager Martin Johnson for making lewd comments to a female staff member at their Dunedin hotel.
Jonathan Dixon was remanded on bail at Queenstown District Court in New Zealand, a spokeswoman for the court said.
England face Georgia in Dunedin tomorrow but the issue over their antics in Queenstown dominated yesterday's team announcement.