Cobh, Ireland: History and Heritage – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

More info about travel to Cobh: If your ancestors are Irish, chances are they left from Cobh. Of the millions of Irish who emigrated to America, Canada, and Australia, nearly half sailed from this town. Cobh’s major sightseeing attraction, filling its harborside Victorian train station, is its kid-friendly emigration and maritime history museum, the Cobh Heritage Center.

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