Change in Urban Functions over Time

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Leaving Certificate Geography (Settlement Patterns) Note on Change in Urban Functions over Time, created by cian.buckley on 05/08/2013.

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CASE STUDY 1: NAVAN - A MAJOR MINING TOWN

1. A Monastic and Defence TownWalled town during Norman times - defence settlement

2. A Market Town Lowlands around Navan - fertile soils - excellent for farming. This caused it to develop as a market town

3. A Resource (Mining) SettlementTara Mines - largest zinc mines in Europe. 650 workers. 

4. A Dormitory Town Dormitory town of Dublin. Many of Navan's workforce commute to Dublin each day. Houses cheaper here than Dublin

CASE STUDY 2: DUNGARVAN - A TOWN WITH INDUSTRIAL AND OTHER FUNCTIONS

Case Study 1

Case Study 2

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