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 the changing fortunes of the city and its development from its origins to the modern era.

Click on the menu at left to read articles written by Kieran Burke of Cork City Libraries on different eras of Cork history.

Grand Parade 1830

 

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