Now it is doing very well. Ford established its first factory outside the USA here, but now it is Apple Computers which is the largest employer.
20,000 students at university and 25 million euro golf course bought by Chinese investors!
Only 15pc of population speak Irish as main language but all must study in school
Cork means marsh in Gaelic
Main road called Patrick, was a canal, now lamp posts like ship masts
Lots of billboards in every street for and against the upcoming abortion referendum
Interesting fish at a local market!