Irish history: visiting the Cobh Heritage Centre

Irish history: visiting the Cobh Heritage Centre

During the second part of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century many people left Ireland in hope to start a new life on the American continent. About 3 million people left Cobh during this time who aimed towards the American dream on the board of the Titanic, the Lusitania and other ships. The town of Cobh is a charming little settlement which is dominated by the St. Colman Cathedral and it is also home of the Cobh Heritage Center. Here you can walk the Titanic Trail and lea... [ read more ]

The most interesting museums in Ireland

The most interesting museums in Ireland

Many people go to Ireland because of its amazing natural attractions, castles, green countryside and of course, many great pubs. But if you are a culture seeker, there's also a lot waiting for you on the Emerald Island. Ireland's museums are a great way of experience part of the local culture, art and history, and you can spend many pleasant hours browsing through interesting collections on various topics. Most towns and cities in Ireland have at least a small museum where local artifacts ar... [ read more ]