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Photo of Cobh, Ireland

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photo of Cobh, Ireland
Cobh, Ireland

A waterfront scene in historic Cobh, Ireland. The town of Cobh was the main site of emigration to the United States starting in 1848 during the famine. Cobh, which today is an attractive waterfront town near the city of Cork, has spectacular views of the ocean from its many steep hills.
Landscapes of Ireland, which is part of a special Ireland travel feature on the Travel Guide of America site, includes photos of beautiful places in Ireland, including this view of Cobh in County Cork.