County Cork and the City of Cork
Basic Facts about County Cork
Things to Do in County Cork
Recommended things to do when you are travelling through County Cork ...
Essential information on Cork Airport, one of Ireland's airports used for scheduled passenger flights. How to get to Cork Airport, what to expect and where to go from here.
Traditional Music in Cork - Sessions in Local Pubs and Clubs
A list of Cork pubs and clubs hosting regular sessions of traditional music.
Coasteering Around Ireland
Coasteering around Ireland sounds like fun ... after all Ireland is an Island and you can complete the loop. But many people may well ask what “coasteering” is. Well, “mountaineering” is exploring the mountains off the trodden path and with some physical skills. Substitute “mountain” with “coast” and there you go.
Bantry, Bantry Bay and Glengariff (County Cork)
The eastern end of Bantry Bay has been a popular vacation destination since Victorian times, combining seaside charms with a fairly sheltered location and the moderate climate of south-western Ireland.
Beara Peninsula (Counties Kerry and Cork)
Though only a few miles south of the more famous Ring of Kerry, the Beara Peninsula is a different world. The peninsula and its main town Castletownbere have not yet been totally discovered by mainstream tourism and retained a rural charm that has been modernized and polished to death in other places.
Charles Fort and Kinsale (County Cork)
Kinsale is continually being advertised as one of the prettiest small towns in Ireland and a gourmet heaven. While both tends to be true, it also has led to serious overcrowding in summer.
Cobh, the Former Queenstown
Cobh was formerly known as Queenstown and well-known as a staging post for transatlantic crossings. In this role it not only was the last piece of Ireland hundreds of thousangs of emigrants saw. It also was the last time many of the passengers of the ill-fated "Titanic" were within reach of dry land. And the destination many hundreds aboard the...
Fota Wildlife Park
The zoos of Ireland are not the most spectacular zoos in the world, but they have a wide variety of animals on display. Well worth a visit especially if travelling with children, the Fota Wildlife Park is well loved for its animals roaming free.
Fota Wildlife Park, Cork - Image Gallery
Three major zoos and wildlife parks are open to the public in Ireland. The zoos in Dublin and Belfast and the extensive park in Fota are home to a variety of species. From big cats to small monkeys, from colorful exotic waterfowl to large South-American rodents, from the common to the unusual. See some sights of Cork's Fota Wildlife Park here ...
Seakayaking in West Cork
Seakayaking in West Cork is a treat – there is maybe no better area in Ireland for taking your kayak out into the Atlantic. There certainly are many worse places to try.
Whalewatching in Ireland
Whalewatching in Ireland is a comparatively new industry ... so new that the Irish tourism authorities used footage from foreign lands to promote it and ended up with egg on the collective face. It is also an activity for those who can wait.
Cork City Council Official Website
Official website of the Cork City Council, includes information on arts, museums and events.
Cork and Kerry Website
Official tourism website for the Munster counties of Cork and Kerry.
Cork City - An Introduction
Like so many coastal settlements in Ireland, Cork was established by the Vikings in the 10th century. Urban renewal schemes are in progress and Cork has become more "touristy" in the last years.