"3 million irish are wrong !" Top 5 Page for this destination Cobh by sourbugger
Cobh Travel Guide: 88 reviews and 234 photos
This port town was kown as 'Queenstown' in the past - after a visit by Queen Victoria.
It was the last departure point for the 'Titanic' ship before it had a problem with a few Ice cubes in the atlantic.
It was also the point of departure for some 3 million Irish emigrants - the majority moving to the united states.
It must have been heatbreaking to leave you homeland from such a beautiful corner of the country.
Many of them had a 'wake' on their last night in Ireland, as they were 'dead' to the land of their birth. Their only memory of Cobh was probably a hangover.
With those sort of connections the attractive town now has a healthy tourist trade.
Cobh in many people's minds is most strongly associated with the departure of the 'Titanic' ship in 1912. I thought... more travel advice
Two and a half to three million departed the Cobh for a better life (usually) and many of them got to the port by... more travel advice
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