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Elizabeth Fort Heritage

Elizabeth Fort Heritage Elizabeth Fort is situated outside and to the south of the original walled city and is a fine example of a 17th century star-shaped fort.   Originally built in 1601 during the reign of Elizabeth I. It was used as an army base for the protection of the city. It was demolished by the citizens of Cork in 1603 but they were compelled to rebuild it at their own expense. It was replaced in 1624 by Read more [...]