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Great Island is an island in Cork Harbour, at the mouth of the River Lee and close to the city of Cork, Ireland. The largest town on the island is Cobh . The island's economic and social history has historically been linked to the naval, ship-building, and shipping activities in the town's environs.In the early 21st century, a different marine industry has arisen. Tourism and related services have become a significant part of the local economy, including cruise ships attracted by the Port of Cork berthing facilities on the island. Wikipedia

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Blarney Castle Tour from Cork including Cobh

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This tour visits the two most famous towns in the Cork region: Blarney and Cobh! We begin the day with a scenic drive to Blarney. We allow plenty of time in Blarney to give you the chance to visit the world famous Blarney Castle and gardens, and to kiss the Blarney Stone and take home the gift of the gab. We can also explore the magnificent gardens and visit the witch of Blarney. Admission to the castle is included. SAVE 12 EURO!!! Later, we make our way to Great Island to explore the town of Cobh. Cobh is situated on the Cork harbor and is famous as the point of embarkation for millions of Irish emigrants travelling away from Ireland during the 1800s and 1900s. It was also the last stop of the Titanic. You will enjoy free time in Cobh. Consider visiting the magnificent St Coleman's Cathedral, or the award winning Titanic Experience, an exhibition in the original White Star line building!

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