Port of Cork – “We are simply thrilled with the result for Cobh”

Travellers’ Favourite Cruise Destinations Revealed by Cruise Critic  Cruise Critic, the world’s leading cruise review site and online cruise community, has announced the winners of the inaugural Cruise Critic Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards with Cork’s Cobh ranked second favourite cruise destination in the British Isles and Western Europe. The awards name the best cruise destinations […]

Life on Spike – by Seahound

I was not yet 4 years old but I can still remember the day we went to live on Spike. As the boat left the naval pier I remember asking my father “where is the pier going?” As it was my first experience in a boat, it seemed to me that the pier was moving […]

Lusitania Tragedy to be remembered

It will be almost 98 years since the liner was torpedoed as it approached Cork Harbour on a voyage from New York. Organised by Cobh Tourism the ceremonies are fitting memorials to all those who lost their lives on that fateful war time voyage. The first ceremony commences at the Lusitania graves in the Old […]

St.Colman’s Cathedral History

St. Colman’s Cathedral, overlooking Cobh, carries within its walls the traditions of thirteen centuries of the Diocese of Cloyne. It is dedicated to St. Colman who founded the diocese in 560 A.D. Colman was a poet bard to the Court of Aodh Caomh, King of Munster, at Cashel in Tipperary. Influenced by St. Brendan and St. […]