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Colette
Colette
August 24, 2020
In the last 1300 years Spike Island has been host to a 6th century Monastery, a 24 acre Fortress, the largest convict depot in the world in Victorian times and centuries of island homes. The island's rich history has included monks and monasteries, rioters and redcoats, captains and convicts and…
Vincent & Theresa
Vincent & Theresa
January 30, 2020
• Spike Island – www.spikeislandcork.ie A remote monastery in the Celtic Sea, A fortress built to defend an empire, An island prison that held a nation, centuries of Irish social live Discover 1300 years of Irish history at Spike Island Cork, the Island where Ireland remembers Formerly the world’s…
John
John
October 9, 2019
Historic island has at times served either a prison or a military base.
Nigel
Nigel
September 29, 2019
Ireland's Alcatraz!!! Spike Island  is an island of 103 acres in Cork Harbour, Ireland. Originally the site of a monastic settlement, the island is dominated by an 18th-century star fort named Fort Mitchel. The island's strategic location within the harbour meant it was used at times for defence…
Laura
Laura
September 5, 2019
One of the top tourist attractions in Europe, Spike Island is not to be missed. Irelands Alcatraz is a recently closed prison turned tourist attraction. Enjoy the boat ride over to the island but book early as it is in high demand.

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History Museum
“No one among the 123 passengers who came to the ticket office on Thursday April 11th 1912 could have predicted that the “unsinkable” Titanic, at its final port of call before heading for New York, would never arrive. Walking in those passengers’ footsteps at the Titanic Experience Cobh, on a virtual journey to your waiting ship, you view Heartbreak Pier from which they departed and discover contrasting conditions on board for first- and third-class travellers in reconstructed cabins.”
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Establishment
“Blackrock Castle is a castellated fortification located at Blackrock, about 2 km from Cork city centre on the banks of the River Lee in Ireland. Originally developed as a coastal defence fortification in the 16th century to protect upper Cork Harbour and port, the site now houses an observatory, visitor centre and restaurant.”
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극장
“The Everyman is one of Ireland’s leading presenting and producing theatres. The beautiful 650 seat theatre is a jewel of late Victorian architecture. ”
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산책로
“One of my all time favourite things to do on a fresh Saturday. Stunning views and a lovely, long walk. Then into the village of Garryvoe for a warming bowl of fresh chowder! Yum!”
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정원
“Fota Wildlife Park is a 100-acre wildlife park located on Fota Island. Opened in 1983, it is an independently funded, not-for-profit charity that is one of the leading tourism, wildlife and conservation attractions in Ireland.”
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County Cork