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County Cork

Picturesque and buzzing Cork makes for a perfect short break in Ireland

Welcome to County Cork!

From ringing the Shandon Bells to visiting Mizen Head, discover a cornucopia of historical landmarks and world-class attractions here. Cork is a county filled with colour and contrast, Cork stimulates the senses with a vibrant mix of culture and creativity. Roaming landscapes and wild headlands happen upon a city that while compact in geography, offers a cosmopolitan side to rival any of its European counterparts.

Shopaholic? With excellent shopping facilities across the county, from lively urban centres to pretty towns with traditional high streets and smaller unique shops, it doesn’t get better than this so have a browse of our Cork shopping guide. County Cork’s cultural life is apparent as soon as you arrive. With museums, theatres, and galleries, there’s something to attract music fans, culture vultures and art lovers. Be sure to seek out Cork’s cosy pubs where you can enjoy the ‘craic’ and some of the best live music in Ireland.

Whatever it is you’re looking for in County Cork, let our informative blogs help shape your travel plans!

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Read our County Cork visitor blogs

Discover some the best pubs and bars in the city of Cork 
Nightlife

Discover some the best pubs and bars in the city of Cork 

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7 of the best restaurants to try in the County of Cork
Eating out

7 of the best restaurants to try in the County of Cork

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Discover the best shopping in the city of Cork
Shopping

Discover the best shopping in the city of Cork

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You'll find our beautiful, printed guides in leading hotels across the UK and Ireland. But you can also read or download the e-book versions filled with interesting articles, local information, discounts and special offers.

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