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Lismore

(lĭz`môr), city (2016 pop. 43,135), New South Wales, E Australia, on the North Arm of the Richmond River. An important industrial city, Lismore is a leading producer of butter. Its port is Ballina.

Lismore

(lĭsmôr`, lĭz–), town (1991 pop. 715), Co. Waterford, S Republic of Ireland, on the Blackwater River. It is a market town with a salmon fishing industry. In the 7th cent., St. Carthagh founded a monastery there. By the 8th cent. it was a famed center of learning. Lismore Castle, which has been restored, was built under Prince (later King) John in 1185. Robert BoyleBoyle, Robert,
1627–91, Anglo-Irish physicist and chemist. The seventh son of the 1st earl of Cork, he was educated at Eton and on the Continent and conducted most of his researches at his own laboratories at Oxford (1654–68) and London (1668–91).
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 was born in Lismore.

Lismore

(lĭz`môr, lĭzmôr`), island, 9 1-2 mi (15.3 km) long and 1 1-2 mi (2.4 km) wide, Argyll and Bute, W Scotland, in Loch Linnhe. There are ruins of several old castles, one of which was a 9th-century Viking fortress, another the residence of the bishops of Argyll. The present parish church was the choir of a 13th-century cathedral. The 16th-century Book of the Dean of Lismore is a volume of Scottish Gaelic and other verse, compiled by Dean James Macgregor and his brother Duncan. It is one of the oldest Scottish Gaelic collections.
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Contract notice: Construction of new build housing lismore drive, Coatbridge (former st james primary school)
Located just 10 miles from Edinburgh's city centre, Ellwood is home to a collection of two, three, four and five-bedroom homes - and now the popular Lismore and Kidston house types have been made available for reservation as part of the site's latest phase.
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It is understood the garda, in his 30s and stationed at Cappoquin but from Rathcormac in Co Cork, was alone in a patrol car in the Lismore area when he spotted a vehicle he suspected was used by raiders.
In Lismore alone, about 901 patients smokers were hospitalised for treatment that is related to cigarettes and lung disease.
Crout, of Lismore Place, Benwell, Newcastle, entered his guilty plea to the killing while appearing on screens via a video-link to prison, where he is remanded in custody.
At the beginning of 2014, Verizon shut down its ClearWave fixed wireless service, which covered a significant amount of Southwestern Minnesota near Lismore Cooperative Telephone Co.
The proposals for a total of 24 flats in Lismore Croft, off Brade Drive, Walsgrave, have been submitted to Coventry City Council by local housing firm Hall Bros.
Baggaley, who won gold medals at the Canoe Sprint World Championships in 2002, 2003 and 2005, did not apply for bail when he faced the Lismore Local Court as his heavily pregnant girlfriend reportedly shook and wept.
Peter, Dot and Family xx LISMORE -- DENISE CHRISTINE, February 5, 2013.