Cobh is located 15 km’s from the city of Cork, on an island in Cork Harbour, County Cork, Ireland. It is a small port town which faces the sea in rows of terraces rising up the steep hillside, dominated by a tall and handsome 19th century cathedral, designed by Pugin.
Cork City is Ireland's third largest city (after Dublin and Belfast) and has always been an important seaport. It is situated on the banks of the River Lee which flows through the city in two main channels. Cork boasts great architecture and a vibrant cultural life.