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Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral
Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral is a Cork institution. With beautiful ceiling murals, stained glass windows and a striking church organ from 1870, it’s a must-see and a great introduction to the city.
Bishop St, Cork
Indulge in a little retail therapy with a wander around Cork’s shopping district. Brown Thomas has excellent international and Irish designers, and you’ll find all of the high street brands on Opera Lane. Miss Daisy Blue Vintage is on Market Parade, right next to the English Market, and sells vintage dresses from the 1930’s-1980’s.
Unit 12-14, Market Parade, 51/53 Patrick's St., Cork
The English Market
Get a tasty introduction to the city at the famous English Market, where you’ll find all the best produce that the county has to offer.
Princes St, Centre, Cork, T12 RW26
After working up an appetite, enjoy lunch at the Farmgate Cafe right in the middle of the market. The menu is filled with classic Irish dishes, and was a favourite of the late AA Gill when he visited the city.
English Market, Princes Street, Cork, T12NC8Y
Lewis Glucksman Gallery
Head to the Lewis Glucksman Gallery, a beautiful contemporary space, where tours of both the current exhibitions and the architecture of the building are available all year round.
University College, Cork
Dinner at The River Club
Enjoy a pre-dinner drink on the terrace, before a meal in The River Club
The River Lee, Western Road, Cork