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  • 1. St. Colman's Cathedral

    The Cathedral has its roots in the diocese of Cloyne which was moved to Cobh in 1769. At this time, the repression on the Catholic church was still subject to repressions and it was not until the 19th...

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  • 2. The Queenstown Story

    Cobh, named Queenstown between , has been long associated with the age of ocean steamliners and the Irish emigration of the late 19th and early 20th century. It was in this time that the city was...

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  • 3. The Lusitania Memorial

    Although the Titanic drives more tourists to the sights of Cobh, the sinking of the Lusitania (1915) has deeper roots in the citiys memory. When the Ocean Liner was sunk by a German submarine off the...

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  • 4. Heritage Centre

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    If your an American of Irish descent visiting Cobh, you are probably here to see where your family departed from Ireland. I am of Irish descent, but my family immigrated from the port in Dublin. My...

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  • 5. The Titanic Memorial

    Though the sinking of the Lusitania evokes more memories in the history of Cobh, the sinking of the Titanic is also associated with this harbour town. Cobh (then Queenstown) was the last port of call...

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  • 6. Fota Island

    Fota Island is a 780 acre island that is just outside of the island that Cobh is on in Cork Harbour. There is a golf course and golf club where you can get a light lunch. They also have a great...

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  • 7. „Deck of Cards“ houses

    Cobh's houses have been generally very colourful, but the best known of them are the so-called „Deck of Cards“ houses. They are the houses of a street called...

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  • 8. The Titanic Trail

    This was the highlight of my Cobh visit and something I would like to recommend you to do if you are interested in the Titanic and/or early 20th century Cobh....

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  • 9. Brendan the Navigator

    Medieval texts mention an Irish monk called Brendan who lived in the 6th century. According to this text called „Navigation Sancti Brendani“ Brendan explored...

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  • 10. Annie Moore Monument

    Annie Moore is a personage associated with the Irish emigration to the Americas like few others. On January 1st 1892, she became the 1st person to enter the USA...

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  • 11. Cunard Line Building

    The Cunard Line was probably the best-known competitor of the White Star Line and a key player on the North Atlantic. During the big age of ocean steamliners,...

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  • 12. Titanic Experience / White Star Line building

    In the former building of the White Start Line, a museum called „Titanic Experience“ has been established. It takes you through the story of this infamous ship...

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  • 13. The Deck of Cards Houses - Cobh Ireland

    There is a row of houses in Cobh known as The Deck of Cards. They are built on the hill descending down from the Cathedral to the harbor. They are build on 23...

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  • 14. Meeting locals at the Mauritania Bar in Cobh

    There is more to Cobh than just a large church and a Heritage Museum. There are also friendly locals to meet. My partner Mark knew his family immigrated from...

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  • 15. The Annie Moore Memorial - Cobh Ireland

    Annie Moore was the very first person to pass through the immigration station at Ellis Island in the United States. She left from Cobh and arrived in New York...

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  • 16. Annie Moore and Her Two Brothers

    In front of the Heritage Center is a endearing statue of Annie Moore and her brothers who were the first immigrants to be processed through Ellis Island on...

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  • 17. Cobh Heritage Center

    The Cobh Heritage Centre walks you through its history, not only is it famous for the port of emmigration but the Titanic made a stop here as well as the doomed...

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  • 18. The Sirius - A Serious Arts Centre

    Cobh has a thriving Arts Centre , right in the middle of town and open to all. The Sirius Arts Centre takes its name from the paddle steamer Sirius, built in...

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  • 19. The Titanic Trail

    The Titanic trail is a tour which aims to explore (or exploit, depending on your point of view) the connections between the Titanic and Cobh. As everybody...

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  • 20. Casement Square - Peoples Favourite

    Casement Square is one of two large squares in the centre of town. To the rear, the large yellow building with the arch underneath, used to be the town hall and...

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  • 21. West View - Domino Housing

    The nicest way to come back from the centre of town from the cathedral is via West View. West View, also known as 'the deck of cards' is a spectacular street,...

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  • 22. Ireland's Alcatraz - Spike Island

    Spike Island though used for many years as a training camp for the army, is principally known as a prison. Occasionally dubbed the Alcatraz of ireland this...

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  • 23. The View from Above

    Coming out of the cathedral, hopefully to blue skies and bright sunlight, you now get a big reward for your effort in climbing up so high. Cross the road to the...

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  • 24. The White Star Line Building

    Leaving the park, you are now at the centre of town with the harbour behind you and Casement Square and the cathedral in front. The large yellow building...

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  • 25. Kennedy Park

    Kennedy Park, known locally as 'The prom' extends right to the edge of the sea. It's a very popular town park, always busy with local families and visitors...

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