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Saint Patrick's Day Cork 2015

What’s on in Cork March 2015

Discovering Cork brings you the latest news on what’s on in Cork. Check out our links below, where we have full listings for everything happening in Cork City and County in March 2015. Find out about what’s on in Cork, with all the latest upcoming shows, concerts, theatre performances, exhibitions, tours and nights out in Cork for March 2015. Make sure […]


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Cork Christmas Glow Celebration

Glow A Cork Christmas Celebration

Christmas magic will GLOW in Cork Get your Christmas off to a glowing start this year at Glow, A Cork Christmas Celebration.  This 12 day Christmas Festival will take place in city of Cork on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 27th November to 20th December. Experience the magical glow of Christmas as you wander through a FREE family friendly wonderland in Bishop […]


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Cork City Marathon Report

After 3 years of glorious bank holiday Monday sunshine since the resurrection of the Cork City Marathon, the weather gods decided that they had spoiled us for too long. And in the true tradition of the ancient Gods of Greece it was time to wreak their vengeance on the poor participants in this year’s race and the enthusiastic supporters who […]


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Surfing – The perfect Irish Summer sport!

What are you talking about I hear you exclaim? Is this another delusional Irish man thinking he is living in Hawaii rather than on the edge of the wild North Atlantic? That may be the case, but apart from the lean tanned torso’s and bikini clad beauties adorning the beaches… oh yes and the year round heat, we have everything […]


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I’d like to teach the world to sing….

I had no idea what to expect. A taxi brought me to the Nordic Business Park and after that anything could happen. A little buzzer at the door had a sign saying ‘Please ring. If I don’t answer it’s because we’re recording’. I was busy picturing myself into a studio Live-Aid moment, complete with finger tips to my headphones when […]


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Romantic Valentine's Day Cork

5 Romantic Things to do in Cork This Weekend

As the evenings colder it’s time to snuggle up close to the one you love. We know that Corkonians are some of the most romantic people in the country, but in case the big day slipped your mind (and you want to avoid watching the rugby from the dog house!), Discovering Cork are delighted to bring you our top 5 romantic […]


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An irreverent short history of Cork Ireland

Ireland is well known as a land full of folk lore and storytelling from  the giants of the North, The Fianna warriors to mischievous Leprechauns. What people don’t know is that many such ‘stories’ are rooted in the truth. Take the story of the founding of Cork for instance. Suffice it to say only the keenest eye will determine fact […]


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Quad Bike Racing

Quad Bikes

Join in the fun in this unique “off road” trek on your own All Terrain Vehicle. There are a number of great places to enjoy this fun filled activity. Everyone is taught to drive the machines, big, small, young (over 8 years of age) and old. Absolutely no experience is necessary. Bridgefield Buggies can be visited at their website www.quadbikesafari.ie […]


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2015 Saint Patrick's Day Parade

2015 Saint Patrick’s Day Parade A Huge Success

The 2015 St Patrick’s Day Festival has come to an end, after a tremendous weekend of fun in the glorious sunshine in Cork City. The weather isn’t always nice for Saint Patrick’s Day, with March in Ireland usually providing a little bit of every season, but the clear blue skies and sunny rays really added an extra enjoyable element to […]


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Vista la Bantry House

Bantry

Bantry is one of the finest towns in all of Ireland. The fresh sea air carries you around the town, and the warm atmosphere created by friendly locals is just part of what makes people fall in love with Bantry. The innate local landscape is a treat for the senses, with superb views of the harbour and coast. The sumptuous […]


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Cobh - Cork's Seaside Gem

Cobh – Cork’s Seaside Gem

Cobh is a stunning seaside town just south of Cork City. With panoramic views out into Cork Harbour from across the town, Cobh is a particularly beautiful gem in Cork. The quaint old town has an illustrious history, with the presence of Cork Harbour having seen so many famous Cork shore excursions departing from the town. (more…)


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2015 Summer Day Tour Schedule

Scheduled Cork Day Tours

The full schedule of summer day tours from Cork is now available! Our range of coach tours take you around Cork and to the very best parts of Ireland. While we also exclusively feature the Cork Ghost Tour and the Viking Days & Norman Knights Tour. (more…)


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Vivir en Cork siendo español

A Spanish Tale in Cork

Spanish in Cork City My name is Gabriel, I am a Spanish guy who came to Cork City in Ireland for work. I am really delighted that I made the choice to come to Ireland and especially Cork rather than Dublin. The first thing you notice is that Cork is much smaller than Dublin. However for a small city there […]


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Powerboating group tours of Cork Harbour

Powerboating – adrenaline powered watersports

Cork Harbour is one of the finest natural harbours in the world (said to be the second largest natural harbour on the planet) offering a wide variety of watersports. Its many islands and tranquil river estuaries, prisons, forts,  pretty towns &  scenic coves, beaches and bays as well as incredible marine and bird life make for a fascinating environment waiting to […]


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Cork Week

This is a biannual sailing event held in Crosshaven just 30 minute drive from Cork City and is said to be the second largest regatta in the world with hundreds of yachts attending from all over the world for the first class sailing and the legendary craic. Apart from the yachts, there is live music every night, stalls for food […]


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Mizen Head Peninsula Walking holidays in Ireland

Get Out There…Walking Holidays in Ireland

There is a famous advert for outdoor sportswear that states ‘there is no such thing as bad weather, just the wrong clothes’. This is a line that could equally be applied to holidays in Ireland. As a country we are well used to the saying, ‘getting four seasons in a day’ whether that is wind, rain, clouds, hail and to […]


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Cork Day Tours Summer Tours

Cork Day Tours Summer Tours Are Here!

May has seen the first of our scheduled day tours departing, with very succesful bus tours running each weekend to The Cliffs of Moher and The Ring of Kerry. Many patrons have been availing of our great reduced rates for the month of May, taking the opportunity to travel to two of Ireland’s most treasured destinations. (more…)


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Things to do in Cork in September

Watch out folks, Cork Ireland is  festival central for the month of September (actually thats the case all year round!). From telling tall tales, to traditional Irish music, history & culture to Star Wars, this is the place to be this month. Cork has firmly established itself in Ireland as the place to go for a long weekend but so far they […]


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Wool lovers tour of Cork

Few things made so much an impression on me in school as learning to knit. I revisited the skill in 2009 and have been happily making gifts, finding knitting patterns, meeting like-minded creative people and learning since then. To kick my wool habit off, I joined a knitting group in Cork called ‘Stitch & Bitch’. Basically we sat, we knitted, […]


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Things to do in Cork at the start of July.

Things going on in Cork at the start of July. Feeling bored? Fed up? Nothing to do? Well cheer up, despite the weather there has never been more things to see and do in Cork. Fri 24 Jun – Sat 02 July. West Cork Chamber Music Festival, Bantry, Co Cork. www.westcorkmusic.ie Thurs 30 Jun – Sun 03 July. Tall Ships […]


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