County Cork, Republic of Ireland
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
Selected County Cork hotels - Please Refresh for another random Hotel list
Longueville House & President's Restaurant, Mallow
Seaview House Hotel, Bantry
Bantry Bay Hotel, Bantry
Hibernian Hotel & Leisure Centre, 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
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County Cork Tourist Information Centres
Bantry Tourist Information Centre
Tel: +44 (0) 27 50229
Clonakilty Tourist Information Centre
Tel: +44 (0) 23 33226
Blarney Tourist Information Centre
Tel: +44 (0) 21 438 1624
Cork Tourist Information Centre
Tel: +44 (0) 21 425 5100
Kinsale Tourist Information Centre
Tel: +44 (0) 21 477 2234
Glengarriff Tourist Information Centre
Tel: +44 (0) 27 63084
Macroom Tourist Information Centre
Tel: +44 (0) 26 43280
Midleton Tourist Information Centre
Jameson Heritage Centre, Midleton
Tel: +44 (0) 21 461 3702
Skibbereen Tourist Information Centre
Town Hall, Skibbereen
Tel: +44 (0) 28 21766
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