Cork City

Cork - the Rebel city - is the second largest city in Ireland, with a population of 175,000. The name of the city comes from the Irish word for marsh - Corcaigh. Saint Finbarr founded a monastery here around 650AD, and is the patron saint of the city. It's narrow alley ways, waterways and Georgian architecture helps to give the city a genuine continental feel. Cork became a base in the 19th century for the National Fenian Movement, and thus gained the title of the Rebel City. Each year it holds the world famous Jazz Festival, a lively weekend attracting jazz enthusiasts and fun seekers from all corners. Some famous sites include the Shandon Bells, Saint Finbarr's Cathedral, the City Gaol, and the nearby Blarney Castle and Cobh Harbour.

 Activities in Cork City

Bike Rental
Bicycle Hire Rothar Cycles
Bicycle Hire Cycle Scene

Department Stores
Marks And Spencers Cork

Driving Ranges
Kilcully Golf Range

Go Karting
Daytona Karting

Golf Courses
Cork Golf Club
Harbour Point Golf Club

Other Watersports
Cork Dive Centre

Pitch And Put
Collins Pitch And Putt
ESB Pitch And Putt
Saint Annes Pitch And Putt Club

Rowing Clubs
Lee Rowing Club
University College Cork Rowing Club
Lee Valley Rowing Club

Walking Tours Guided
Literary Walking Tour Of Cork

Yacht Charters
Archd Reid Ireland Limited

 


 
 
 
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