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Live at The Marquee

As array of major live music and comedy acts in a huge marquee set in the showgrounds about a mile from Cork city centre. 

https://www.ticketmaster.ie/Live-At-The-Marquee-tickets-Cork/venue/197770

07 June
12 July

Cork Midsummer Festival

Cork Midsummer Festival is one of Ireland's leading international multi-disciplinary arts festivals. It is an annual festival which transforms the city of Cork for two weeks every June with a programme of local, national and international events including theatre dance, music, opera, visual arts and street arts, as well as ambitious participatory projects and an extensive programme of free events

http://www.corkmidsummer.com

14 June
23 June

Cork International Short Story Festival

This is the world's oldest annual short story festival and is produced by the Munster Literature Centre. Every year writers of this calibre come to Cork to engage with lively audiences through readings, workshops, seminars etc. 

https://purecork.ie/whats-on/cork-international-short-story-festival-7

06 September
08 September

Culture Night

On the third Friday of September culture-junkies can look forward to incredible art, exhibitions, drama and music when this year's Culture Night comes to town. 

https://culturenight.ie/events/cork/

20 September
20 September

Cork Jazz Festival

Over 1,000 musicians take over the city in an extraordinary blend of sounds across the entire jazz spectrum. With loads of free events, heaps of legendary headliners and over 50 venues taking part in the action. 

https://www.guinnessjazzfestival.com/

24 October
28 October

Cork Film Festival

Cork Film Festival is a local, national and international celebration of cinema, running annually for ten days in November in Cork. Award-winning films from the international film festival circuit, new discoveries and cinema classics are selected by our experienced curatorial team, to be premiered on the big screen in Cork. 

http://corkfilmfest.org/

08 November
17 November

Cork Science Festival

The Cork Science Festival is developed by a team representing the best in education and industry in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics from the Cork area.

https://purecork.ie/whats-on/cork-science-festival-4

11 November
18 November