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Cobh (aka Queenstown)

July 21st 2010
We took the train out to Cohb (pronouced Cove) and originally called Queenstown. It used to be the last stop for all the transatlantic ships before they left for America. Claims to fame are the last stop of the Titanic. ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Cork » Cobh

Irish Flag Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600-150 B.C. Invasions by Norsemen that began in the late 8th century were finally ended when King Brian BORU defeated the Danes in 1014. English invasions began in the 12th century and set off more than se... ... read more
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