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InterNations Cork Halloween 2021 @ Spike Island After Dark's

Hosted by the Cork Ambassador
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Took place 2 months ago

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๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‘ป Oรญche Shamhna sona 2021! ๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‘ป
๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‘ป Happy Halloween 2021! ๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‘ป

Spike Island's guides will give us the dark history of their prison island that they cannot tell to day tours...

Our tour begins with a ferry ride across Cork harbor, before the guides meet us on the island and walk us past abandoned villages and former homes. We'll hear the harrowing history and spooky stories passed down by the former island residents.

Then on we go to Fortress Spike, the Fortress built to defend an empire that became the largest prison in the world in the 1850's. Over 2,300 inmates were crammed into the Fort on any one day, during the harsh famine years. There has never been a bigger prison in Britain or Ireland, before or since. The death rate peaked at 10%, which testifies to the harshness of the conditions. Some 1,300 convicts remain in mass graves on the island, victims of a cruel time.

There are no forced scares or actors, just the all too true stories from a fearsome prison and a unique corner of 'Irelandโ€™s Ancient East'.

Will we survive Spike Island After Dark? Niark Niark Niark! ๐Ÿ‘ป๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‘ป๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‘ป๐ŸŽƒ


https://spikeislandcork.digitickets โ€ฆ

You can go there:
- by car/bike (by foot?)
- by bus with Cobh Connect (from Patrick's Quay)
- by train from Kent Station

Meeting Point at 4.30-4.45PM:
Kennedy pier, Kilgarvan, Cobh, Co. Cork

I will take the Cobh Connect Bus from St Patrick's Quay at 3.30PM, don't hesitate to join! ๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‘ป๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‘ป๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‘ป

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