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History of Cork


Cork, located on Ireland's south coast, is Ireland's second largest city and the largest city in the province of Munster. Its history dates back to the 6th century.

Cork Past and Present


... Culture in Cork · About Us. maps, photographs, prints, books, journals and more on the history, genealogy and culture of Cork. a service of Cork City Libraries.

History of Cork > About Cork > - CorkCity.ie


History of Cork. Grand Parade Cork is an old city, one of the oldest of all Irish cities. Indeed, it is older than many more famous European cities. It is older, for ...

Historical Content > About Cork > - CorkCity.ie


Historical Content. The name 'Cork' derives from the Irish 'Corcach Mór Mumhan' which means the 'great marsh of Munster' and refers to the fact that the centre ...

The Historical Records of Cork, Ireland


THE HISTORICAL JOURNAL OF THE COUNTY AND CITY OF CORK. A freely available online Journal of articles submitted by historians and genealogists on ...

Genealogy > Cork City & County Archives


For latest updates, follow us on: Facebook Twitter. Sources for Genealogy and Family History in the Cork City and County Archives. PLEASE NOTE: We do not ...

The Top 100 Families from County Cork, Ireland... | IrishCentral.com


Mar 15, 2010 ... Families that came from County Cork, Ireland Irish Family History and Genealogy with curious news and notes from Ireland From Michael ...

History of Cork - The Irish Walled Towns Network


Cork City is one of the oldest cities in Ireland and has a rich archaeological record. Discover the city's truly interesting past with our handy overview.

An irreverent short history of Cork Ireland - Discovering Cork


An irreverent short history of Cork Ireland. Ireland is well known as a land full of folk lore and storytelling from the giants of the North, The Fianna warriors to ...

History > Cork.ie


Cork History. From the infamous Battle of Kinsale (1601) to the life of Irish revolutionary hero General Michael Collins, Cork City's facinating and often turbulent ...

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History of Cork city | Cork Past & Present


Introduction. Cork is an old city, one of the oldest of all Irish cities. It is older than many more famous European cities. This section of the website attempts to trace  ...

A History of Cork, Ireland - A World History Encyclopedia


According to tradition Cork was founded by St Finnbarre in the 7th century. He built an abbey there. Its name comes from the Gaelic Corcaigh, which means ...

Cork Historical and Archaeological Society – Since 1891


Founded in 1891, the Cork Historical & Archaeological Society is one of the oldest ... In this way, the study and record of history and archaeology of Cork is fully ...