The Last Days of the Cork Docklands

The history of Cork City is built around the River Lee and the access to the open sea.

21st Dec
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cork dockland

Water Street Bridge

Water Street Bridge is a Bascule-type lifting bridge. Its design is aesthetic, with a “seagull” profile to the overhead bridge structure.

21st Dec
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Water_Street_bridge

A sweet story…

A sweet story from Cork... HADJI BEYS TURKISH DELIGHT, made in Cork city by an Armenian, Harutun Batmazian, who arrived in the city in 1902 as an exile fleeing the pogroms sweeping across the Ottoman empire.

21st Dec
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HADJI_BEYS

St. Patrick’s Church – Celebrating 175 years

A special celebration for the 175th anniversary of St. Patrick's church took place on 15th of October 2011 at 6.30pm.

13th Oct
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St. Patrick's Church - Lower Glanmire Road, Cork

The Demesne Dairy

Jervois’ Shop by Kathleen Jervois Fitzgerald c2005 I was about four or...

03rd Oct
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churns

Love Hearts…

Love Hearts down The Lower Road by Margaret Ivers c2005 In the...

03rd Oct
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love hearts

Shipbuilding

In the early 19th. Century, the shipbuilding yards on the Lower Glanmire...

29th Sep
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gravingdock

St. Patrick’s School

The following is an article written by Mr. Vincent O'Sullivan, former Principal of St. Patricks School and included in a publication celebrating the 50th. anniversary (1987)of the Schools opening.

29th Sep
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1933 Confirmation Class - St. Patrick's National School

The Lower Road 1948-1964

The Lower Road 1948-1964 by Mrs. Catherine Moran (nee Rea) c2005 In...

26th Sep
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IMAG0110

Memories of Tivoli

Memories of Tivoli O lovely lane of my boyhood dreams, Enriched by...

26th Sep
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Adam & Eve

The Haunted House

Here’s a compiled story I received from Martin Ryan about the ‘Haunted...

26th Sep
The Haunted House

Tivoli Rowing Club

The Lower Road had a rich history of sports teams. A rowing...

22nd Sep
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Blessing of the boats
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