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Inside Background
Welcome to Rebel county, better known as the People's Republic of Cork! Here...
Last edited: 10 April 2007
Your health in Cork This is a link to a great list of useful information for...
Last edited: 8 May 2007
The city of Cork is situated on the banks of the Lee River and its name is...
Last edited: 27 October 2011
This link provides easy access to basic info on all the towns and villages of...
Last edited: 1 January 2007
Two prominent Irish authors were born and lived in Cork, Frank O'Connor and...
Last edited: 1 January 2007
You'll be able to get all the information and maps you need at the  Cork...
Last edited: 18 August 2013
On the weather front Cork has two seasons: Wet and Sunny and then there's Sunny...
Last edited: 14 November 2008
There are words and phrases that you will hear all through out Ireland. But...
Last edited: 1 January 2007
This is some basic information about the region of Cork and Kerry in the South...
Last edited: 1 January 2007
Courtmacsherry is a beautiful coastal village about 40 mile/60km west of Cork...
Last edited: 26 June 2006
The first Cork mother Jones Festival  was held last summer. It was held in and...
Last edited: 6 August 2013
Cork -Science the City Lifetime Lab is a must see for visitors to Cork; great...
Last edited: 18 December 2008
The famous River Lee – has two main channels and this sometimes confuses both...
Last edited: 21 November 2006
Please visit these sites for lots of information about walking in Cork &...
Last edited: 1 January 2007
Complimentary outdoor Wi-Fi is now available on Patrick Street, the Grand...
Last edited: 27 June 2013
Inside Transportation
There are many ways to get to Cork! First off, it's within driving distance of...
Last edited: 1 June 2015
Which Cork are you going for: City, East Cork or West Cork - they are very...
Last edited: 6 June 2014
The best mode of transportation for visiting Cork is probably on foot. Even...
Last edited: 22 March 2016
These links provide lots of details on how to get around Cork and Kerry. Please...
Last edited: 27 June 2011
Public Transportation  The 226/226A bus service links Cork Airport to Cork City...
Last edited: 4 July 2014
Inside Things to Do
Here is a list of places that you might like to visit when you are staying in...
Last edited: 6 August 2016
City of Cork Tourist Info & Events  There is always something happening in...
Last edited: 25 May 2008
Take a visit to Cobh and explore the town. It has a unique and famous history...
Last edited: 1 January 2007
All first-time visitors should get out and walk all around the Cork City Centre...
Last edited: 1 January 2007
There's plenty to see in and around Cork City while enjoying the dining, the...
Last edited: 2 November 2010
A great way to spend some time is in the Tiki Lounge. It is the smallest bar...
Last edited: 14 November 2006
This link is access to information about the Islands around  the coast of Cork...
Last edited: 1 January 2007
These are a few good links to browse: Cork Art Cork Music Cork Film History...
Last edited: 2 January 2007
Cork's English Market is one of its principal visitor attractions, and not just...
Last edited: 12 June 2006
This link will provide lots of info about various sporting activities in and...
Last edited: 2 January 2007
Cork (and indeed Ireland in general) is a golfers paradise.  No matter where...
Last edited: 6 June 2016
Introduction This article is about a nice way to spend a day cycling to Cobh...
Last edited: 29 July 2016
A relaxing day trip from Cork City to beautiful Muckross in County Kerry...
Last edited: 2 January 2007
This is a perfect walk for visitors who have some time on their hands and would...
Last edited: 6 July 2006
Antique shops in Cork City While some of the shops on the list below trade...
Last edited: 4 June 2013
Cork City and County have some very interesting Art Galleries , most of whom...
Last edited: 24 February 2007
Go visit Blackrock Castle Observatory www.bco.ie Beautifully restored castle at...
Last edited: 3 April 2008
Here is a list of 8 popular beaches within a reasonable drive of Cork City...
Last edited: 9 June 2015
Cork Cinemas   Almost every town in the country has at least one cinema, Cork...
Last edited: 2 July 2006
Sometimes, just sometimes the inclement weather puts a halt to your holiday...
Last edited: 25 July 2009
These are a few things anybody can do around the city centre: Explore the main...
Last edited: 3 August 2009
September 20th you can see a Garden Opera in Kilbrittain County Cork. The opera...
Last edited: 24 July 2008
Pubs and Clubs:   Loafer's Bar   Ireland's oldest gay bar. All welcome...
Last edited: 2 September 2014
Cork On Ice opened for the first time this winter and is considering the...
Last edited: 21 February 2008
Kids 
This has a few ideas for kids activities: Cork City for Kids
Last edited: 1 January 2007
There are numerous parts of the city that you can walk around. This is just a...
Last edited: 2 January 2007
This page is particularly for those of you who are not shopalholics but who...
Last edited: 8 May 2012
Some parks listed here: Castles Gardens & Historic Houses in Cork Cork...
Last edited: 2 January 2007
There are numerous short drives you can take from Cork City. These drives can...
Last edited: 2 January 2007
Here are some Cork Trad Irish music venues for you to visit on your trip to the...
Last edited: 19 May 2016
The Lewis Glucksman Art Gallery is part of the campus of the University. It's a...
Last edited: 15 August 2013
If you don’t have a lot of time or if you need to find your bearings quickly...
Last edited: 4 June 2015
Well that's a very easy question to answer! Cork is one of Ireland's most...
Last edited: 1 January 2009
Actually in the  famous east Cork fishing village of  Ballycotton is a very...
Last edited: 16 February 2016
The world is full of odd museums, devoted to matchboxes, beer cans or antique...
Last edited: 25 July 2006
This is a fantastic morning/afternoon for kids. It is science presented in a...
Last edited: 21 February 2010
There are some amazing shows on in this gem of Victorian architecture. It's...
Last edited: 3 August 2010
Ilnacullin, or Garinish Island, is a very popular tourist attraction in...
Last edited: 15 June 2010
Spike island is more than just an island. This little piece of land off the...
Last edited: 2 April 2013
The Bells of Shandon - just north of the river Lee in Cork city centre, in the...
Last edited: 18 July 2008
"The English Market" in Cork City is an amazing shopping destination and, even...
Last edited: 17 August 2011
Inside Dining Scene
   A few places we (50's couple) found and really liked;  Isaac's Restaurant...
Last edited: 12 June 2006
   A somewhat overlooked part of the dining culture in Ireland is a good cup of...
Last edited: 11 October 2013
   It must be said that, despite that fact that Cork is home to the University...
Last edited: 29 July 2016
During a busy period, Cork restaurateurs sometimes allocate time slots to...
Last edited: 25 July 2009
Tiny but stylish cafe in centre of Cork city (located just behind Brown...
Last edited: 7 March 2009
Inside Ireland: For Foreign Visitors
Currency   The Republic of Ireland ( Ireland Tourism) uses the Euro (€). The...
Last edited: 29 May 2015
Citizens of some countries require a visa for entry into Ireland. Visas issued...
Last edited: 17 October 2013
In case of emergency dial 112  this will access a central operator who will be...
Last edited: 23 June 2009
Ireland has two official languages, English and Irish ("Gaeilge" in...
Last edited: 10 March 2015
  Using the telephone, internet or other telecommunications services in Ireland...
Last edited: 16 December 2014
There is not a strong tipping culture in Ireland but many locals and...
Last edited: 8 May 2016
For details of transport options to and from Dublin Airport, see the Inside...
Last edited: 2 January 2007
Researching and then booking car rental (which is more commonly known as "car...
Last edited: 7 September 2016
Ireland is a member of the European Union.  Different rules apply on whether...
Last edited: 27 March 2006
1.   Speed limits. The Speed limit on most roads is 80km/h. National roads...
Last edited: 7 June 2016
Introduction During 2013, Dublin Airport handled over 20 million passengers...
Last edited: 29 May 2014
Internet Access    WiFi: Public WiFi services are available in many cafes...
Last edited: 3 May 2016
Getting Around Ireland on Public Transport Planning your Journey Information on...
Last edited: 25 September 2014
Some examples of Irish Slang and commonly-used Irish language phrases...
Last edited: 10 August 2016
One good way to keep food expenses lower for those on a tight budget is buy...
Last edited: 30 July 2014
What is a LEAP card?  A Leap Card is a reusable plastic smart card that can be...
Last edited: 20 May 2016
Roundabouts This Roundabout (Turning Circle) is actually in the United States...
Last edited: 28 October 2015
A fly-drive (or "self-drive") holiday in Ireland is a great way of exploring...
Last edited: 12 October 2015
Public restrooms can be scarce in Ireland. Just pop into hotels to use those in...
Last edited: 19 July 2011
Car Hire In Ireland - Points to remember All car hire companies in Ireland...
Last edited: 27 June 2016
Figuring out how to get the bill after a meal in Ireland used to be a mystery...
Last edited: 2 September 2012
Along with the adaptors for charging electronic items, it's a good idea to...
Last edited: 26 February 2008
Please don't forget to purchase comprehensive travel insurance before your...
Last edited: 12 November 2012