Bishop Lucey Park Santa’s Cork Workshop. Dowtcha Puppets present Santa’s Cork Workshop where visitors can see the preparations for the big day first-hand. Children will truly feel the GLOW of Christmas as they wander on a magical journey through this lit-up park experience.
Blarney Castle (Irish: Caisleán na Blarnan) is a medieval stronghold in Blarney, near Cork, Ireland, and the River Martin. Though earlier fortifications were built on the same spot, the current keep was built by the MacCarthy of Muskerry dynasty, a cadet branch of the Kings of Desmond, and dates from 1446.
The Blarney Stone (Irish: Cloch na Blarnan) is a block of Carboniferous limestone built into the battlements of Blarney Castle, Blarney, about 8 kilometres (5 miles) from Cork, Ireland. According to legend, kissing the stone endows the kisser with the gift of the gab (great eloquence or skill at flattery).
The Catholic Cathedral of St. Mary & St. Anne, known locally as the North Cathedral, is located at the top of Shandon Street, in one of the most historic areas of Cork. The Cathedral, dedicated in 1808, is located on the site of a former church built in the 1730s.
The Church of St Anne is a Church of Ireland church located in the Shandon district of Cork city in Ireland. Built between 1722 and 1726, it is situated on a hill overlooking the River Lee. The church tower is a noted landmark and symbol of the city, and the church bells were popularised in a 19th century song.
Walls of Cork. The phrase ‘the walled city of Cork’ conjures up the familiar picture of the old city centre of Cork between the North and South Gate bridges surrounded by a permanent, unbroken wall. The actual history of the building of the walls is somewhat more complicated than this.
Cobh Heritage Centre - 'The Queenstown Story' Deepwater Quay, Cobh, Co. Cork Tells the tales of Irish emigration to North America, transportation of convicts to Australia, the story of the Irish indentured servants in the West Indies and the Titanic and Lusitania disasters.
Cork’s unique museum: the story of Ireland’s most important food export and the world’s largest butter market Jun 13, 2018 The Butter Exchange Band outside the Butter Museum performing as part of the Blasta event, Herbie Hendrick, Cork Person of the Month, April, conducting. Herbie has been with the Buttera for almost 70 years.
Women's Gaol (City and County) The 1878 General Prisons (Ireland) Act reorganised the prisons in Cork. The Cork City Gaol became a Women’s Gaol (for Cork City and Cork County) and the Cork County Gaol near UCC became the men’s gaol (for Cork City and Cork County).
The Cork Ghost Tour is an interactive & engaging city tour that is fun for all the family. Learn Cork City’s old history, in this spooky & educational tour. The Cork Ghost Tour is an interactive & engaging city tour that is fun for all the family.
Cork Photography gallery Showcases local and international artists working in photography and related media, The Lord Mayor's Pavilion, Cork, Ireland. Cork Photography gallery Showcases local and international artists working in photography and related media, The Lord Mayor's Pavilion, Cork, Ireland.
The collections at Cork Public Museum, in Fitzgerald Park, Cork City, cover the economic, social and municipal history of the city and surrounding area from the Mesolithic period onwards. Cork Public Museum is housed in a two storey Georgian house commanding a central position in Fitzgerald Park, Cork.
Culture Night is brought to you by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and the Creative Ireland Programme in partnership with Cork City Council. An Roinn Ealaíon, Oidhreachta agus Gaeltachta a dhéanann comhordú ar an Oíche Chultúir, i gcomhpháirt le Comhairle Cathrach Chorcaí.
Douglas Community Association liases with Cork County Council in the management of a 5-acre park in the heart of Douglas. This park is a public amenity enjoyed by people of all ages and stages. It has a great variety of trees, oaks, ash, sycamore, birch and beech, provided by Cork Co. Council nursery.
Elizabeth Fort has been pivotal in the history of Cork City for over four hundred years. The fort has been in continuous use, only closing as a Garda station in late 2013. The fort has just recently been opened to the public on a regular basis for the first time.
Generations of Cork citizens and visitors have enjoyed the tranquil atmosphere of Fitzgerald Park, people have strolled through the park. The park is named after Edward Fitzgerald, the city's Lord Mayor and Exhibition Committee chairman who was instrumental in organising Cork's International Exhibition.
funderland has moved to a new location in cork! Funderland is the largest travelling Theme Park event in Europe. Our venues feature Rollercoasters and as many as fifteen different thrilling attractions carefully selected from among the top attractions in Europe.
Garnish Island (Ilnacullin Garinish or Garnish) is located in the sheltered harbour of Glengarriff in Bantry Bay, in Southwest Ireland. Garnish is world renowned for its gardens which are laid out in beautiful walks and it has some stunning specimen plants which are rare in this climate.
National monuments are managed under the auspices of the National Monuments Service, which is currently part of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. The official status of "National Monument" is conferred under the National Monuments Acts 1930 to 2004.
According to the 2011 Cork City Employment & Land Use Survey 2011, the single largest employers in the city (all with over 1,000 employees) include Cork University Hospital, Apple Inc, University College Cork, Boston Scientific, Cork City Council, Cork Institute of Technology, Bon Secours Hospital, Cork, retailers Supervalu and Centra, the Irish Defence Forces at Collins Barracks, and the Mercy University Hospital.
Welcome to Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork (Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross), Cork's Anglican Cathedral situated in the centre of Cork City, Ireland. Designed by William Burges and consecrated in 1870, the Cathedral lies on a site where Christian worship has been offered since the seventh century.
St Finbarr's (South) Church. John Hogan's magnificent sculpture of the dead Christ is situated under the altar in St. Finbarr's (South) Church in Dunbar Street. Hogan was born in Tallow, County Waterford on 14 October 1800. His family moved to Cork in 1801 and Hogan grew up in Cove Street, close to Dunbar Street.
<p><b>Saints Peter and Paul's Church</b> is a <a href="/pages/w/108215429206450">Catholic</a> church located just off <a href="/pages/w/116122501768818">St Patrick's Street</a> in <a href="/pages/w/108876425804079">Cork City</a>, <a href="/pages/w/108287249196122">Ireland</a>.</p><h2>History</h2><p>Peter and Paul's was built to replace Carey's Lane Chapel, a much smaller structure built in 1786.
The clock owes its origins to James Mangan of Cork, and was added to the tower in 1847. Each clock face measures 15 feet, 8 inches in diameter. The Church The Shandon Tower may be what catches your eye on the Cork skyline, but the interior of St. Annes church is equally impressive. There’s so much to admire in this very old church.
Shandon is a district in Cork city noted for The Bells of Shandon, a song celebrating the bells of the Church of St Anne written by Francis Sylvester Mahony under the pen name of "Father Prout". Shandon Street is a principal street in the area, and was originally called Mallow Lane.
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Turn right. Continue straight through the first set of traffic lights; the Meeting House is approximately 100 metres beyond this set of lights, located on the right hand side, behind a large stone wall with black wrought iron gates bearing a sign “Quaker Meeting House”. See the map below. Meeting for worship is held each Sunday at 11:00 am.
The Lavit was originally set up by a group of artists wanting to promote an interest in art in 1963. Currently, the gallery shows the work of over 400 artists, introducing many new artists to Cork audiences. It is a non-profit organisation which is dedicated to promoting the work of local and national artists.
Titanic Experience Cobh is a visitor attraction in Cork, Ireland. Titanic Cobh is located in The White Star Line offices where the last 123 passengers boarded the Titanic. Titanic Cobh is located in The White Star Line offices where the last 123 passengers boarded the Titanic.