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Golfing enthusiasts should make the short trip to Cobh during their stay in Cork while visiting the Irish Open at Fota this June. Less than ten minutes from Fota by road or rail, Cobh is everything that is expected from a seaside town nestled on the shores of one of the …

15 May 2014 Historical
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Next Tour Sunday 25th May 2014

Cobh historian, Jack Gilmartin has an unrivalled knowledge of the Old Church Cemetery in Cobh. 

The Cemetery has over 11,000 recorded burials spanning over 3 centuries, including the victims of the Lusitania, Jack Doyle, poet Charles Wolfe and Napoleon's appointed surgeon on St. Helena Dr. James Verling. …

2 May 2014 Historical
Post Thumbnail of Cobh Titanic Memorial Garden - another great reason to visit Cobh

Situated within Cove Fort, the newly opened garden is beautifully landscaped and is within easy walking distance of the town centre. It overlooks the final anchorage of RMS Titanic at the mouth of Cork Harbour where on 11th April 1912 the final 123 passengers boarded the majestic Ocean Liner. 

 

 

 

 

The focal point …

25 April 2014 Historical
Post Thumbnail of Cobh will commemorate Titanic 102 years after the tragedy

At 3 pm on the afternoon of Friday 11th April 2014, 102 years to the day after the Titanic anchored in Cork Harbour, the Cobh Titanic Memorial Garden will be officially opened. Situated at Cove Fort, the project is a collaboration between Cobh Town Council, the Cobh Titanic Centenary committee and Cobh Tourism and was funded by Cobh …

17 March 2014 Historical
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