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On 5th May 2014 when Cobh commemorates the sinking of the Lusitania, it will be almost 99 years since the liner Lusitania was torpedoed as it approached Cork Harbour on a voyage from New York.
Cobh Tourism is now also planning events for the 2015 centenary. These include visits by 2 large cruise …

17 February 2014 Historical
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‘A Journey of Remembrance’ 2014-2018 will launch in Cobh on Saturday 8th February. It is a Cork Centenary Project to honour Irishmen and women who fought in World War 1 1914 -1918.

On Saturday, 8th February in the Commodore Hotel, Cobh a special tribute will be made to those from the Cobh …

30 January 2014 Historical
Post Thumbnail of Cobh - a great place to visit

The pretty seaside town of Cobh is a must see destination with something for all the family.
The town’s place in world history is firmly marked because it was the last port of call of the Titanic and because the bodies and survivors of the Lusitania, sank by a torpedo as …

27 January 2014 Historical
Post Thumbnail of COBH - a "Top Ten" Irish Tourism Town

Cobh may not have received the top accolade at the Tourism Towns Awards announced in Dublin on 28th November, but can be immensely proud of being a top ten finalist along with towns like Westport, Ennis and Kenmare.
Chairman of Cobh Tourism, Hendrick Verwey outlines what the competition is all about …

12 December 2013 Historical
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