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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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Blarney and Cobh Day Tour

Visit Cobh

Cobh is a magical seaside town in the south-east of County Cork with a special place in Ireland’s history. Its magnificent harbour is one of the most visually enticing anywhere in the world, with wonderful panoramic views. Cobh is steeped in history, art and culture, making it one of the top destinations to visit in Ireland. Under its former name of […]


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600 Archaeological Sites

The Beara Peninsula has a profusion of archaeological sites, over 600 identified so far, ranging from wedge graves, stone circles, ring forts and  ancient church sites to the tallest ogham stone in the world (17 ½ feet / 5.3m) situated at Ballycrovane, Eyeries. West Cork itself is said to  have the greatest concentartion of bronze age sites in Europe. In fact the […]


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Cork Style is always in Fashion

On entering Joan’s premises I went from a nervous feeling to that of meeting an old friend in a matter of moments.  It’s taking the easy option to say that Joan has a lovely manner that puts you at your ease. The reality is that Joan is a realist; she is wise, willing to share her knowledge and infinitely warm. In […]


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Lusitania 2015

Lusitania 2015

2015 brings up the centenary anniversary of the sinking of RMS Lusitania, off the coast of the Old Head of Kinsale. The sinking of the Lusitania remains one of the great maritime tragedies, and was certainly one of the most impactful events during the First World War. Despite having only been passing through, the Lusitania left a huge mark on […]


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Battle of Cork 2010

Despite the lack of sunshine on Leeside yesterday, it seems the God’s were determined to once more smile on the men of the South after a number of tumultuous years. ‘Ask not what your county will do for you but what you will do for your county’ and with the way boys in red hurled yesterday, the question what will […]


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Are you an Ocean Addict?

Run by Graham and Anne Ferguson. Oceanaddicts operate out of Kinsale taking divers diving to the Cork Harbour wrecks and the wonderful scenic dive sites at the Old Head of Kinsale and at the Ling Rocks. Their 9m and 6m ribs take divers to the sites in comfort with plenty of space for storage of kit. Oceanaddicts also run Ireland’s […]


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Ring of Cork

The Ring of Cork

Everyone is familiar with The Ring of Kerry, the stunning scenic driving route that begins in Killarney and takes in so many of Ireland’s finest natural attractions, such as the Lakes of Killarney, Molls Gap and Torc Waterfall. But did you know that we have our own similarly impressive route known as The Ring of Cork? The Ring of Cork […]


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Cork Galleries

Cork is very lucky in the amount of quality galleries it has to offer and for the pool of creative talent living in the region. For those days, when it may be a little damp outside, we invite you to immerse yourself in the arts. We have listed some of our preferred galleries where there is something for everyone. Art […]


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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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Ireland’s Gourmet Riviera

We all know of the land of milk and honey that is generally associated with stories from the bible. Little do people know that while Moses was a great leader and preacher, he was terrible at directions and mistakenly confused Israel with Ireland! That said many poets and storytellers have also described Ireland as a land overflowing with agricultural riches […]


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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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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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Beamish

Where everybody knows your name

  Let’s face it, there’s always something happening in  Cork. The thing is that it’s always something new. That’s the difference between Cork and other Irish cities. We’re a creative bunch and we like to show it. So while the venue may have the same name, it’s never the same night twice.  I might be biased but I think we […]


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West Cork Scenery

Travelling Ireland’s Southern Coast

Southwest Ireland is filled with beautiful landscapes, historic sites and activities for travellers to discover. When exploring West Cork, visitors can stay overnight in luxurious hotels, breathtaking old manor houses, spas, private guest houses or bed and breakfasts. There is a multitude to see and do from spectacular scenery to history and culture going back thousands of years. Here, the […]


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Skibbereen Lough Hyne

Top Five Hidden Gems in Cork

With Cork being the largest County in Ireland, it comes as no surprise that there is plenty of things to see and do. Naturally, not all of these places can get the attention they deserve. Cork is home to some outstanding hidden gems that are scattered throughout the County, and here are our Top Five Hidden Gems in Cork Gougane […]


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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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Cork Midsummer Festival Fitzgerald Park

Cork Midsummer Festival 2015

The Cork Midsummer Festival returns to take over Cork City this June, bringing a cavalcade of different acts to the city’s streets, parks and theatres. The Cork Midsummer Festival 2015 will run across two weekends, 12-14th and 19-21st of June, bringing a new energy to Cork City throughout. The Cork Midsummer Festival has been a highlight in the Cork summer for […]


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Coach Tours To County Cork

Coach Tours

  Coach Tours in Ireland Discovering Cork through offers a wide a choice of private coach tours covering the entire south coast of Ireland. Throughout the Summer months we primarily focus on the cruise market which in 2015 had 55 arrivals bringing 150,000 visitors and crew to our shores. During the Winter months we tend to work with special interest […]


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