Tagged: Cork

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Cork Street Named Best In The World

Exactly 300 years after Oliver Plunkett Street in Cork was originally laid out in 1715, it’s been announced the winner of ‘The Great Street Award 2016’ by The Academy of Urbanism in the United Kingdom. “Overwhelmed by...

The Story Of Queenstown Cobh

The Story Of Queenstown Cobh

Cobh in Cork, formally named Queenstown between 1849 to 1922. A major transatlantic Irish shipping port, Cobh was the last departure point for approximately 2.5 million of the six million Irish people who emigrated...