Posts tagged with ‘Heritage’

  • Cork Ghost Tours Cork Harbour Festival

    Cork Ghost Tour

    - by Clare Hennessy

    • June 3, 2017 - June 11, 2017
      19:00 - 20:15

    Cork Ghost Tour aims to fright and delight! Wander the streets of olde Cork, waking the dead, and having the time of your lives! We take in the sights, interweave local ghost stories and Cork’s maritime history. There will be plenty of comedy and boo-scares too! Recommended for families, friends and couples. Tour begins at (more…)

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    Cork City


  • Portraits exhibition Sirius Cork Harbour Festival

    Portraits: Women of Cork and the U.S. Navy 1917-1919

    - by Clare Hennessy

    • June 3, 2017 - June 11, 2017
      10:00 - 17:00

    Sirius Arts Centre In 1917 thousands of American naval servicemen came to Ireland to participate in the First World War. Their interactions with local women, particularly in Cork where they were based, became a major social issue. Many Irish women ultimately married these American sailors, with Queenstown / Cobh in particular seeing a large number (more…)

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    The Old Yacht Club, Cobh, Co. Cork


  • Titanic Experience Cobh Cork Harbour Festival

    Titanic Experience Cobh

    - by Clare Hennessy

    • June 3, 2017
      09:00 - 18:00

    Check in at the historic White Star Line Ticket Office and enter the 19th century on board the Titanic. This is the exact location where the last 123 passengers joined Titanic on its fateful maiden voyage. Be taken on a virtual and immersive journey and discover the tragedies and triumphs behind their stories. Book Here: Titanic (more…)

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    White Star Line Building,, 20 Casement Square, Cobh, Co. Cork


  • kids model boat exhibition

    Kids’ Model Boat Exhibition

    - by Clare Hennessy

    • May 27, 2017 - June 12, 2017
      10:00 - 17:30

    View prize-winning model boats created by our young and talented boat builders! The project encourages primary and secondary school kids to build model boats from recycled materials. This year’s theme is: Boats from 100 years ago, inspired by the 1917 Commemorations. Project in collaboration with Cllr. Kieran McCarthy and the Lifetime Lab. All model boats were (more…)

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    Cork City Library, Grande Parade, Cork City


  • Titanic Trail Guided Walk Cork Harbour Festival

    Guided Walking Tour of Cobh

    - by Clare Hennessy

    • June 3, 2017 - June 11, 2017
      11:00 - 12:00

    With the Titanic Trail Departs from Commodore Hotel A 60 minute gentle stroll through the architecturally preserved heritage town of Cobh, exploring the diverse and magnificent history of Cork Harbour and its environs. The engaging narrative brings together the amazing maritime, emigrant and social history of the area. Book Here:  Titanic Trail  Special price of €8pp; (more…)


  • Spike Island Cork Harbour Festival

    Spike Island Day Tours

    - by Clare Hennessy

    • June 3, 2017 - June 11, 2017
      11:00 - 15:00

                      Ferry from Kennedy Pier Take the ferry to Spike Island and enjoy a guided tour of Fortress Spike.  Festival goers receive free entry to the special exhibition ‘Cork Harbour – History and Heritage’ as part of their tour, held in the beautiful former church Mitchel hall.   (more…)


  • Camden Fort Meagher Open Weekend Cork Harbour Festival

    Camden Fort Meagher Open Weekend

    - by Keith O'Flynn

    • June 3, 2017
      12:00 - 16:50
    • June 4, 2017
      12:00 - 16:50
    • June 5, 2017
      12:00 - 16:50

    Camden Fort Meagher is internationally recognised as being one of the finest remaining examples of a classical Coastal Artillery Fort in the world. 65% of the fort is located underground in a labyrinth of tunnels and chambers. The fort is also a prime location to watch ships passing through Cork Harbour. The fort offers a (more…)

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    Camden Road, Crosshavenhill, Corsshaven


  • Cobh Heritage Centre Cork Harbour Festival

    The Queenstown Story Exhibition

    - by Clare Hennessy

    • June 3, 2017 - June 11, 2017
      09:30 - 17:00

    An educational, informative and sometimes emotional exhibition that tells the stories of social, naval and maritime history of Cork. Learn about the earlier emigration to the colonies of America and the West Indies, the transportation of convicts to Australia as well as the mass emigration to Canada and the United States during and after the (more…)

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    Cobh, Co. Cork


  • Elizabeth Fort Cork Harbour Festival

    Elizabeth Fort – Free Guided Tour

    - by Clare Hennessy

    • June 3, 2017 - June 11, 2017
      13:00 - 13:45

    Take a guided tour of Elizabeth Fort; the early 17th century star fort in Cork City centre. Hear about the history of the fort, with particular reference to its connection to all things maritime. This fort has an immense link to the harbour and the maritime history of Cork City. The fort was built to (more…)

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    Barrack Street, Cork City