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The Cope, or the Templecrone Agricultural Co-operative Society, is a co-operative retail chain indigenous to The Rosses area of County Donegal, founded in 1906. It has a number of normal supermarkets as well as a full department store, a builders merchants and an agricultural division.
The name comes from the inability of one of the founder shareholders to say Co-Op - as he could prounce Cope, the name The Cope was adopted.
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