After the RMS Lusitania sank in May 1915, its passengers were taken to Cobh.
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The port had several Irish language names. It was first called "Cove" in 1750. It was renamed "Queenstown" in 1849 to honor a visit by Queen Victoria. The name was later renamed again, this time to "Cobh".
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- "Remarkable Facts about Cobh". Irish Central. Retrieved March 31, 2019.
- Cobh. Britannica. Retrieved March 31, 2019.