It lies on a cove sheltered by two projecting headlands.
Soon afterwards a small settlement was established in Flying Fish Cove by Mr G.
In August 1849 the queen and Prince Albert, accompanied by the little princess royal and the prince of Wales, paid a visit to Ireland, landing at the Cove of Cork, which from /rash trip, that day was renamed Queenstown.
When I went to get a pail of water early in the morning I frequently saw this stately bird sailing out of my cove within a few rods.
The village rises steeply above a very narrow cove on the north coast, sheltered, but difficult of access, vessels having to be warped into it by means of hawsers.