The sea port of Ireland, Cork’s great harbour explored

The sea port of Ireland, Cork’s great harbour explored Cork Harbour. Photo from portofcork.ie
Cork Harbour by Cal McCarthy (Merrion Press, €29.95) Cal McCarthy’s important book on Cork Harbour, the second largest natural harbour in the world, is beautifully shaped into three sections: Military Development, Commercial Development and Migration. The period covered is from 1700 to 1918. Hence there are no references to the role of Spike Island as…
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