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influx into Cork Harbour, 166 miles SW. of Dublin by
rail, the port being 88 miles from Waterford, 187 from
Dublin, 400 from Glasgow, 284 from Liverpool, 255
from Bristol, 260 from Plymouth, and 610 from London
—bar., 43,813 ac., pop. 24,372; pari, bor., 46,086 ac.,
pop. 104,496; mun. bor., 2266 ac., pop. 80,124 ; 5 Banks,

4 newspapers. Market daily. The greater portion of
the city, which is the third largest in Ireland, stands
on an island formed by two channels of the river Lee.

C. is a city of spacious streets and handsome public
buildings; it has 9 bridges, a public park, a fine ceme-
tery, after the plan of Pere-la-Chaise, a splendid pro-
menade, the Mardyke, 1 mile long, and shaded by a
double row of noble elms, and a famous peal of bells
in the lofty steeple of the church of St Ann Shandon.
It has also several eminent scientific and literary institu-
tions, among which are Queen’s College; the Royal Cork
Institution; and the Cork Agricultural School, which
has a farm of 180 ac. attached to it. The commerce of
Cork has long been of great importance; the export
trade in grain, cattle, dairy produce, and provisions is
very extensive. There is regular steam communication
with Liverpool, Dublin, Belfast, Glasgow, London,
Milford, and Bristol. (For shipping statistics, see
Appendix.) The principal articles of mfr. are leather,
woollen goods, gloves, and agricultural implements.
Flax-spinning, iron-founding, coach-building, tanning,
brewing, &c., are also carried on. There are 2 dis-
tilleries. The diocese of Cork extends AV. from Cork to
Bantry Bay. The bor. returns 2 members to Pari.

Cork Harbour, a spacious and well-sheltered inlet,
formed in part by the estuary of the river Lee, 11 miles
below Cork city. It constitutes one of the best natural
harbours in the world, and is large enough to accom-
modate the whole British navy, having a clear space of

5 miles by 3 miles, with an entrance of 14 mile by 1 mile.
It contains several islands, on the largest of which,
Great Island, is the town of Cove, now Queenstown.
The other islands are occupied by ordnance and convict
depots, &c. It has lighthouses at Roche Point, E. side
of entrance, at E. elbow of Spit Bank off Queenstown,
at Lough Mahon off Meelough Spit, at Donkathel, N.
side of channel, at Black Rock Castle, at Dundain, and
at Tivoli. See

Cork Hole, channel, SE. coast of Sussex, between
Cork Sand and Upper and Lower Rough Shoals.

Cork Knolls, Cork Ledge, and Cork Sand, 3 shoals,
off SE. coast of Suffolk—C. K., 7 m. E., C. L., 5 m.
E., and C. S., 6 m. SE. of Harwich; near Cork Ledge
is a light-vessel, with revolving light (Cork) seen 10 m.

Corkaguiny, a peninsular bar., AY. co. Kerry,
138,605 ac., pop. 21,497.

Corkan, island, Clonleigh par., co. Donegal, in river
Foyle, 101 ac., pop. 3.

Corkaree, bar., co. AYestmeath, 23,869ac., pop. 3520.

Corkbcg, par., SE. co. Cork, on Cork Harbour, 4
miles SE. of Queenstown, 2660 ac., pop. 1164.

Corkey, 7 miles from Killagan, mid. co. Antrim ; P. O.

Corkickle, vil. with ry. sta., St Bees pax., AY.
Cumberland, in S. vicinity of AYhitehaven.

Corlea.—vil., 5 miles NE. of Sixmilebridge ry. sta.,
SE. co. Clare.—2. Corlea, hamlet, in co. and 10 miles
S. of Longford.

Corlesmore, 4 m. from Crossdoney sta., Cavan ; p.o.

Corley, par., N. AYarwickshire, 44 miles NAV. of
Coventry, 1378 ac., pop. 300; P.O.

Comneen, hamlet, near Rockcorry, S. co. Monaghan.

Cormorant’s Cave, basaltic cavern, Staffa island,
Argyllshire, 224 ft. long and 50 ft. high.

Cornafean, 4 m. from Crossdoney sta., Cavan ; p.o.

Cornagilta, agricultural school, co. Monaghan ;
post-town, Scotstown.

Cornalgmore, school, Tyree island, Argyllshire.

Cornalanghta, hamlet, near Drumahaire, co. Leitrim.

Cornard, Great, par., AY. Suffolk, on river Stour,
1J mile SE. of Sudbury, 1567 ac., pop. 803; P.O.

Cornard, Little, par., AY. Suffolk, on river Stour,
2| miles SE. of Sudbury, 1657 ac., pop. 385.

Cornbrook.—hamlet, SE. Lancashire, 2 m. SAY. of
Manchester; P.O.—2. Cornbrook, rich coalfield, in Clee
Hills, S. Shropshire, 44 m. NAY. of Cleobury Mortimer.

Cornbroiigli, hamlet, Sheriff Hutton par., North-
Riding Yorkshire, 11 miles NE. of York.

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