Cork

Ireland_Cork_2Cork is a city in Ireland.

St Finbarr is its founder & patron saint.

The Irish name for Cork is ‘Corcach Mór Mumhan’ which means the ‘Great marsh of Munster’ and refers to the fact that Cork City was established in a river estuary and spread out and expanded over marshes.

Nowadays the town is well known for the its pharmaceutical industry.

Some world famous hi-tech companies have their European headquarters in Cork.

The town is home to the Heineken Brewery.

Visit city’s official website

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