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Overview Of The Port Of Cork

About Cork
Cork is a city in Ireland, located in the south west region and in the province of Munster.

Attractions in Cobh include the Titanic Experience, Titanic Trail walking tour and Cobh Museum.

Fota Wildlife Park is set on 70 acres on Fota Island in the heart of Cork Harbour, 15 minutes from Cork City.

The University College Cork campus is noted for its mature well-wooded grounds containing several Californian Redwood trees. The Gothic revival style Main Quadrangle buildings are modelled on a typical Oxford college.

Mizen Head Signal Station is Ireland's most south-westerly point.

St Fin Barre's Cathedral is a stately 19th century cathedral dedicated to the patron saint of Cork.

Cork City Gaol - historical experience brought to life with lifelike figures, furnished cells, sound effects & fascinating exhibitions.

Blarney village is around 9 miles away from Cork and is home to the famous castle and 'Blarney stone'

Kinsale is a pretty fishing village around 17 miles from Cork. Activities here include yachting, sea angling and golf. The town also has several art galleries and is known for its restaurants - an annual "Gourmet Festival" is held here. Buildings of note include St Multose's church (Church of Ireland), St John the Baptist (Catholic), the Market House and Desmond Castle.

Cork City's Main Shopping area's include Patrick Street, Princes Street, Oliver Plunkett Street and the North Main Street. The large shopping centres in Cork City include Merchant's Quay Shopping Centre, Paul Street Shopping Centre, French Church Street, North Main Street Shopping Centre and the English Market.

Cork's English Market is one of the oldest markets of its kind. The market has a range of stalls ranging from fresh meat, fish, fruit and vegetables to local cheeses, spices, Cork's traditional tripe stalls and flowers.

Irish recipes tend to be very simple, with just a few ingredients in most cases, examples include bacon and cabbage, Irish Stew, Colcannon and Leek and Potato soup.
Cruise Terminal
The Port of Cork is the only port in Ireland with a dedicated cruise berth in Cobh, a pretty seaside town on the shores of Cork Harbour.

The Port can also handle cruise liners in Ringaskiddy Deepwater Quay and the City Quays.

Cobh Heritage Centre is located on the quayside as passengers disembark. The town of Cobh is within 100m of the cruise terminal.

Cork is around 20km away from Cobh. The train station is at the port and trains take around 30 minutes.

Cruise Ships Docking In The Port Of Cork

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