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Cork (Cobh) port information

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Cork is the next largest city in the Island after Dublin and Belfast.   Like many of the cities with long histories, it is well up river.   No doubt they established it at the first place it was possible to ford the river at low tide.   Although Cork does have a small port, the bigger ships use Cobh (a bit like Tilbury and London).   Unlike Tilbury, Cobh (pronounced COVE) is a pretty place, although Cork is the one with the famous places.  Cobh is situated in a large natural harbour, one of the best natural harbours in the world.  Known as Queenstown until 1922, it was the departure point for Irish emigrants to America and was the last port of call of the Titanic.

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tomsportguides.com Tom's port guides
www.google.co.uk/maps/@51.8541903,-8.3867749,24429m/data=!3m1!1e3?hl=en Cork (Cobh)
www.fabfoodtrails.ie/ Walks, Maps and Food
www.ireland.com/ Five things to do in Cork
visitcorkcounty.com/ Visit Cork County
www.discoverireland.ie/corkcity Cork City Guide
http://www.cork-guide.ie/attracts.htm Cork Visitor Attractions
www.portofcork.ie/index.cfm/page/cruise Port of Cork
www.whatsinport.com Cork (Cobh)
www.corkairport.com/ Cork Airport
Cruise Critics Cork (Cobh) page
Princess Cruises Cork (Cobh) page
Tripadvisor Things to Do in Cork

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