Cornmarket St/the Coal Quay Market inscription under the photo refers to the Vendors Market Day at the Irish Market Cork. This open air market was called the Irish market; the indoor market on Grand Parade was, and still is, called the English Market.
The Blasket Islands are a group of islands off the west coast of Ireland, forming part of County Kerry. They were inhabited until 1953 by a completely Irish-speaking population. The inhabitants were evacuated to the mainland on 17 November
The first people in Ireland were hunter gatherers, and they almost certainly migrated from Britain to Ireland as the last ice age ended. The earliest known site of human habitation in Ireland is at Mountsandel, near Coleraine in Northern Ireland.