Republic of Ireland

A popular tourist attraction is Blarney castle, where you can kiss the famous Blarney Stone! If you kiss the stone, you will recieve the "Gift of the Gab" which means you are persuasive and people listen to what you say!

Sonia O'Sullivan was an Olympic silver- medalist in track and field from Cobh. She won silver in the Sydney 2000 games and was one of the world's best runners at the time.

Annie Moore, the very first immigrant through Ellis Island, left from Cork.  She was only 15 years old when she came.

The RMS Titantic departed from Cobh (was England in 1912) on her final 

 journey to NYC.