The Titanic Experience has secured the original offices of the White Star Line, the point of departure for the last passengers to board Titanic. This Cork Visitor Attraction allows visitors to follow, literally, in the footsteps of the passengers as they embarked on the fateful voyage.
A tour of the Old Midleton Distillery is a journey through the story of Irish whiskey. Follow the old distillery trail through mills, maltings, stillhouse, warehouses and kilns – some of these buildings date back to 1795.
There are those who think that you come to Blarney Castle only to see the Stone. But you will leave knowing that the Blarney Stone is only a part of the attraction. We wouldn’t want our virtual visitors to miss out so here’s a small sample of what you can find here.
Crawford Art Gallery, a National Cultural Institution and regional art museum for Munster, is dedicated to the visual arts, both historic and contemporary. Located in the heart of Cork city, beside the Opera House, the Gallery is a critical part of Ireland’s cultural and tourism infrastructure, welcoming over 200,000 visitors a year.
From newspaper accounts of the time, Skibbereen was depicted as being symbolic of the destitution and hardship caused by the failure of the potato crop. Between 8,000 and 10,000 unidentified souls are buried here in the Famine graveyard at Abbeystrewery near Skibbereen.
This Heritage Centre commemorates the tragic period in the 1840s that is known in Irish History as the Great Hunger. Skibbereen, along with many areas of the west, was very badly affected losing up to a third of its population to hunger, disease and emigration.
Youghal, where past meets present at the mouth of the picturesque River Blackwater. It is one of the best examples of a Norman walled port in Ireland today, combined with a modern seaside holiday resort.
Between 1848 and 1950 over 6 million adults and children emigrated from Ireland. Over 2.5 million departed from Cobh, making it the single most important port of emigration. Cobh Heritage Centre tells the story of this mass emigration.