If you're driving from Cork City, take the main Waterford road (N25) east. Exit at R624 for Fota and Cobh; Midleton and Youghal have their own signposted exits. Irish Rail (www.irishrail.ie; 021/455-7277) operates daily train service between Cork City and Cobh via Fota Island. The journey takes about half an hour. Bus Éireann (www.buseireann.ie; 021/450-8188) also provides daily service from Cork City to Cobh and other points in East Cork.
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