Known as the Festival City, Cork is alive with music, theatre and art. The Irish Republic's second largest city is a beautiful and appealing place, you'll find time passes effortlessly during the day, and by night the pub scene is lively.
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Things to do in Cork
- Soak up the vibe in one of Europe’s most cultural cities
The Cork Opera House offers a world-class programme of events. The city art museum comprises over 2,000 works from 18th-century Irish and European painting and sculpture through to modern video installations. There’s also the annual Cork Choral Festival, the Cork Film Festival and the Cork Jazz Festival.
- Get into the spirit of things sporty
Rent a bike and enjoy a tour around Cork’s sightseeing spots and the Ted McCarthy Municipal Golf Course is just three miles from the centre of Cork. Alternatively, experience one of Ireland’s most exhilarating indigenous sports with the Munster Club Hurling Championship.
- Sit back and savour top restaurants, cool bars and luxury hotels
From deluxe hotels to popular bars and restaurants, Cork has something for everyone.
- Explore Cork’s unique history
There’s Cork Butter Museum, Clover Hill - a pretty spot with an exotic collection of trees and shrubs, as well as Fitzgerald Park, home to the Cork Museum and over 18 acres of parkland and children’s playground.