Cork Harbour reborn

Can Cork turn the Celtic Sea into hard cash and real jobs?

22nd March, 2015
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The unit in Cork Harbour would handle large volumes of liquid gas supplies from the south of the US.

On a clear day, the view from the top of the naval base at Haulbowline is sensational, bluer than blue. The island in the middle of Cork Harbour, the second-largest natural harbour in the world, gives on to the vast expanse of shimmering water framed by Ringaskiddy, Cobh and Corkbeg.

Facing south beyond Spike Island, promontory forts – Camden and Carlisle – hug the gap between Crosshaven and Roches Point, the opening to the Atlantic...

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