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Ballinascarthy

Ballinascarthy

Ballinascarthy situated on the N72 between Bandon & Clonakilty is the birthplace of William Ford the father of Henry Ford, who founded the Ford Motor Company in 1903

eplica of silver Model T Ford

William Ford emigrated to America in 1847 at the age 21, along with the rest of the family, including his brothers and mother, who was then in her 70s.

In 1861 William married Mary Litogot Ahern whose family emigrated from Fair Lane in Cork City, and went on to have eight children, the second born was Henry.

In 1917 Henry Ford selected Cork for the first Ford factory to be built outside North America

A replica of silver Model T Ford was erected in honour of the Ford family.

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