Impressions of Cork Explore the second biggest City in Ireland
Facts and Figures <ul><li>190,000 inhabitants </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in 650 AD by St. Finnbar as a Monastery School </l...
Visitor Attraction <ul><li>Cork Butter Museum </li></ul><ul><li>Once the largest butter market in the world, this museum t...
St. Francis <ul><li>The church was named after Francis of Assisi </li></ul><ul><li>Exists since 1229 </li></ul><ul><li>Pre...
University College Cork   <ul><li>Founded in 1845 by Queen Victoria </li></ul><ul><li>Over 17,000 students from 75 countri...
The Stone Corridor and the Ogham Stones Collection <ul><li>Cloistered walkway with 28 inscribed stones </li></ul><ul><li>U...
The Honan Chapel <ul><li>Dedicated to St. Finnbar </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in 1916 by the wealthy Honan-Family </li></ul>...
Shandon Church and Bells & Catholic Cathedral <ul><li>St. Anne‘s Church was built in 1722 and hosts  chiming bells </li></...
Court House <ul><li>Pillared Stone building </li></ul><ul><li>Established in 1835 </li></ul><ul><li>On top of the building...
Cork  Harbour <ul><li>One of the deepest natural ports in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Explore the port and go on a sea saf...
Surroundings <ul><li>Blarney Castle </li></ul><ul><li>Built in 1446 </li></ul><ul><li>Kiss the Blarney Stone in a height o...
Blarney Castle Rock Close
Cobh <ul><li>23 km to the south-east of Cork </li></ul><ul><li>Formerly  called  Queenstown </li></ul><ul><li>Linked to th...
Pictures of Cobh
Kinsale <ul><li>About 3,800 inhabitants </li></ul><ul><li>Famous for its picturesque houses in the Georgian style </li></ul>
Pictures of Kinsale
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  1. 1. Impressions of Cork Explore the second biggest City in Ireland
  2. 2. Facts and Figures <ul><li>190,000 inhabitants </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in 650 AD by St. Finnbar as a Monastery School </li></ul><ul><li>Cork is named after the Gaelic Corceigh </li></ul><ul><li>The river Lee divides the City in two parts </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural and economic centre of the southwest of Ireland </li></ul>
  3. 3. Visitor Attraction <ul><li>Cork Butter Museum </li></ul><ul><li>Once the largest butter market in the world, this museum tells the story of the Cork butter trade </li></ul>
  4. 4. St. Francis <ul><li>The church was named after Francis of Assisi </li></ul><ul><li>Exists since 1229 </li></ul><ul><li>Present church was opened on 14 July 1953 </li></ul>
  5. 5. University College Cork <ul><li>Founded in 1845 by Queen Victoria </li></ul><ul><li>Over 17,000 students from 75 countries </li></ul><ul><li>Motto: Where Finnbar taught let Munster learn </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Stone Corridor and the Ogham Stones Collection <ul><li>Cloistered walkway with 28 inscribed stones </li></ul><ul><li>Unique collection of Ogham Stones </li></ul><ul><li>Collection was established in 1861 </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.ucc.ie/en/AboutUCCandCork/VirtualCampusTour/OghamStones / </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Honan Chapel <ul><li>Dedicated to St. Finnbar </li></ul><ul><li>Founded in 1916 by the wealthy Honan-Family </li></ul><ul><li>19 radiant stain-glass windows </li></ul><ul><li>Mosaic floor showing the Zodiac and the stream of life </li></ul>
  8. 8. Shandon Church and Bells & Catholic Cathedral <ul><li>St. Anne‘s Church was built in 1722 and hosts chiming bells </li></ul><ul><li>Clime up the tower and ring the bells yourself </li></ul><ul><li>The Catholic Cathedral </li></ul><ul><li>http ://www.corkandross.org/html/history/historyoverview.jsp </li></ul>
  9. 9. Court House <ul><li>Pillared Stone building </li></ul><ul><li>Established in 1835 </li></ul><ul><li>On top of the building there is the Blind Figure of Justice </li></ul>
  10. 10. Cork Harbour <ul><li>One of the deepest natural ports in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Explore the port and go on a sea safari </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.safari.ie/ </li></ul>
  11. 11. Surroundings <ul><li>Blarney Castle </li></ul><ul><li>Built in 1446 </li></ul><ul><li>Kiss the Blarney Stone in a height of 29 metres and get the Gift of Eloquence </li></ul><ul><li>Visit Rock Close, the wonderful gardens </li></ul>
  12. 12. Blarney Castle Rock Close
  13. 13. Cobh <ul><li>23 km to the south-east of Cork </li></ul><ul><li>Formerly called Queenstown </li></ul><ul><li>Linked to the mainland by a bridge </li></ul><ul><li>Last stop of the Titanic </li></ul>
  14. 14. Pictures of Cobh
  15. 15. Kinsale <ul><li>About 3,800 inhabitants </li></ul><ul><li>Famous for its picturesque houses in the Georgian style </li></ul>
  16. 16. Pictures of Kinsale
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