Ballinascarty

Ballinascarty

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ballinascarty, also known as Ballinascarthy, is a village in West Cork, Ireland. Ballinascarty lies 7 km (4.35 mi) north-northeast of Clonakilty on the main N71 road from there to Cork. Nearby is the Lisselan Estate, the gardens of which are open to the public. There is also a golf course. Henry Ford, the famous machine manufacturer was of Irish descent. Henry's father, William, and grandfather, John, were born in Ballinascarty before their emigration to Detroit, Michigan, USA. Henry Ford went on to be one of the most influential people in the automotive industry, inventing mass production and the famous Fordson model F tractor, which put many small-scale tractor manufacturers out of business.show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136617188
  • 9786136617183