The heritage town of Cobh dominates Cork Harbour and has experienced invasion, emigration, transportation and a wealth of maritime adventure. Cobh was the last Irish soil that many millions of Irish had under their feet before emigrating to America in the 19th and 20th Century. The last port of call for the ill-fated S.S. Titanic before it set sail to its tragic end. Explore the history of this time at the Cobh Heritage Centre, along with information on the Great Famine and how criminals were transported to Australia for petty crimes. Heritage sites of interest include St. Colman’s Cathedral, Spike Island, Titanic Experience and Cobh Museum.
Rail connection from Cork city with Irish Rail. A range of accommodation, restaurants and cafes and shopping is available. Pay for on-street parking. Free parking at designated car parks.
20 minutes from Cork City
Cobh, Co. Cork, Ireland
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