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County Cork, Republic of Ireland


Old Midleton Distillery
Old Midleton Distillery

County Cork is the southernmost county in Ireland sandwiched between Waterford and Kerry to the east and west respectively and the County Limerick and County Tipperary to the north and north east.

County Cork is the largest county in Ireland, has a population of around 450,000 and Cork, its county town, is Ireland's second city.

This beautiful county has many claims to fame including the town of Kinsale which is largely regarded as Ireland's capital of cuisine. The county is also birthplace of both Michael Collins and Roy Keane and was the last port of call for the Titanic before its tragic demise 1912.

Cork stands on the River Lee and is one of ireland's major ports. Cork City was oriniganly named Corcash which means Marshy Place because of its position on the River Lee.

The county is famous for the annual Cork Jazz Festival and Cork Film Festival.

Hisoric attractions in the area include:- Cobh the Queenstown & Titantic Story, Blarney Castle, Jameson Heritage Centre, St Finbarrs Cathedral, West Cork Model Railway Village, Cloyne Cathedran and Round Tower, Berwick fountain, Tullylease Church.

Where to stay and things to do in County Cork

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Selected County Cork hotels - Please Refresh for another random Hotel list

Seaview House Hotel, Bantry
Hibernian Hotel & Leisure Centre, Mallow
Bantry Bay Hotel, Bantry
Longueville House & President's Restaurant, Mallow
Maryborough House Hotel and Spa, Cork
Jurys Cork Hotel, Cork
Ambassador Hotel Best Western, Cork
Ashlee Lodge, Blarney
Imperial Hotel and Escape Salon & Spa, Cork
Hotel Isaacs Cork, Cork

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Explore County Cork Towns

Ballycotton | Ballylickey (Near Bantry) | Baltimore | Baltimore (Near Skibbereen) | Bantry | Beara | Blackrock | Blarney | Carrigtwohill | Castlemartyr | Clonakilty | Cobh | Cobh (Near Cork) | Cork | Cork Airport | Cork City | Doneraile | glanmire | Glengarriff | Kinsale | Kinsale (Near Cork) | Macroom | Mallow | Midleton | Skibbereen | Tower | Youghal |

County Cork Tourist Information Centres

Bantry Tourist Information Centre
Old Courthouse
Bantry
County Cork
Ireland
Tel: +44 (0) 27 50229

Clonakilty Tourist Information Centre
Ashe Street
Clonakilty
County Cork
Ireland
Tel: +44 (0) 23 33226

Blarney Tourist Information Centre
Blarney
County Cork
Ireland
Tel: +44 (0) 21 438 1624

Cork Tourist Information Centre
Aras Failte
Grand Parade
Cork City
Ireland
Tel: +44 (0) 21 425 5100

Kinsale Tourist Information Centre
Pier Road
Kinsale
County Cork
Ireland
Tel: +44 (0) 21 477 2234

Glengarriff Tourist Information Centre
Glengarriff
County Cork
Ireland
Tel: +44 (0) 27 63084

Macroom Tourist Information Centre
The Square
Macroom
County Cork
Ireland
Tel: +44 (0) 26 43280

Midleton Tourist Information Centre
Jameson Heritage Centre, Midleton
County Cork
Ireland
Tel: +44 (0) 21 461 3702

Skibbereen Tourist Information Centre
Oifig Failte
Town Hall, Skibbereen
County Cork
Ireland
Tel: +44 (0) 28 21766

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