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This section of the website provides an historical overview of the development of Cork City and its Docklands from its medieval origins to the present day.  

Throughout the text there are links to a map called 'Location of Elements' which marks the location of places referred to in the text. 

The text has been extracted from Mitchell, Evelyn. 'Identity Crisis - Transforming Image and Place - the case of Cork City and Docklands'. (2009). MSc  Urban Design Thesis U.C.D. Thanks also to Kieran Burke, Cork City Library for historical references – see