The Port of Farewells
This one is special to me because I am pretty sure my Irish ancestors who left Ireland took this journey, they left from this Port. If you claim Irish descent, then there is a good chance that your ancestors also left Ireland through here during the famine years. It is a photo that speaks to my Irish ancestry.
Cobh – this seaport town (formerly Queenstown) on the south coast of Ireland was the departure point for around half of the six million Irish who emigrated to America, Canada and Australia since 1815. They sailed this very harbor, seeking dreams of a new life across the Atlantic Ocean.
Cobh, Cork Harbor
County Cork, Ireland 2020
Barry Thomas Hendrickson
Printed by Nancy Wojack Hendrickson
Black and White Prints for sale by © Hendrickson Fine Art Photo