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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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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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Ashton was among a group of England World Cup stars who were photographed enjoying Sunday night in Queenstown's Altitude Bar, which was staging a "Mad Midget Weekend".
ENGLAND'S drunken night out in Queenstown, which may have cost Mike Tindall his international career, was part-funded by the Rugby Football Union.
The young Yorkshireman can start by augmenting his run of form since making his Test debut at Nagpur in December, if selected for England's four-day warm-up match against a New Zealand XI in Queenstown this week.
Queenstown has plenty on offer for those who prefer to keep their feet dry and a little closer to the ground.
Wellington, August 2 ( ANI ): The city of Florianopolis in Brazil tops the charts of the friendliest cities of the world, with Hobart, Thimpu, Queenstown following in that order.
The app is easy to install and has a variety of configuration settings," says Alastair Clifford, Operations Manager, The Rees Hotel & Luxury Apartments, Queenstown, NZ.
In fact until a year ago the only contact she had with Japanese people was with the tourists visiting her idyllic hometown, Queenstown. Even so, when she consulted Trade New Zealand, JETRO and Rachel Howie of cyberworksjapan.com, an online resource on doing business in Japan, she knew Japanese women were the right target group.
From there, they will fly down to Queenstown to meet police.
Air NZ is worried Auckland Airport will increase landing fees in Queenstown and effectively extend the monopoly it holds in Auckland to the country's top tourist destination.
All the action from the first one-day match of the five-game series, held at Queenstown Events Centre in Otago.
Milford Sound: The next morning, our trip to Milford Sound -- the true highlight of Queenstown and our trip -- was cancelled because of the weather.