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Photo of Cobh, Ireland

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photo of Cobh, Ireland
Cobh, Ireland

The colorful town of Cobh, Ireland. Cobh, which was the departure point for many who immigrated to America during the famine of the mid-19th century, is an attractive waterfront town near the city of Cork in the southern part of Ireland. This hilly community has many historic structures, as well as outstanding pubs and restaurants.
Main Streets of Ireland, which is part of a special Ireland travel feature on the Travel Guide of America site, includes photos of cities and towns in Ireland, including this photo of the town of Cobh.