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Exterior of Cork public museum

Cork Public Museum

Within a beautiful 19th Century Georgian building in Fitzgerald's Park, uncover an array of exhibitions and artefacts from the bronze age and Cork's medieval past. This museum also shines a light on the War of Independence. 


01 January
31 December
Exterior of Crawford art gallery

Crawford Art Gallery

Crawford Art Gallery is situated in a significant heritage building in the heart of Cork city.  The gallery's collection comprises of over 3,000 works, ranging from eighteenth-century Irish and European painting and sculpture, through to contemporary video installations. Their wide range ensures a little something for every art fanatic!


01 January
31 December
Waitress serving guests on tasting trail

Food tasting trail

For the ultimate foodie in the ultimate foodie capital! Enjoy a relaxed 2.5/3 hour food trail around the city. Meet Artisan producers, visit farmers markets, Irish pubs and championing retailers, and taste the wonderful produce Cork has to offer.


01 January
31 December
Exterior of Sin é pub, Cork

The Lee session at Sin é

Opened in 1889 and serving the people of Cork since then, Sin é is widely viewed as the best traditional pub in Cork. Sin é is bursting with history and hosts live trad sessions 7 days a week. The Lee Sessions involve almost daily gatherings of some of the best musicians in the city.


01 January
31 December
Stalls and benches at the Marina market in Cork

Marina Market

Marina Market is Cork's largest indoor market with over 35 full time food vendors offering a diverse mix of global food. This market is in the heart of the city and is open from 8am - 8pm Monday to Sunday. They also hold a craft/farmers market every Saturday and Sunday.


01 January
31 December
Audience at live at the Marquee in Cork

Live at The Marquee Cork

Live at The Marquee returns once again for a month long festival of music, comedy and other live performances. Concerts and events are held most evenings, with acts including The Frames, Mimi Webb and My Therapist Ghosted Me. 


27 May
29 June
People attending the midsummer festival in Cork

Cork Midsummer Festival

Cork Midsummer Festival is an annual multi-disciplinary arts festival that uses the city as its backdrop and inspiration. It provides high-quality arts events, opportunities for significant public participation and engagement, and supports the development of emerging artists across all artforms. 


14 June
25 June
Parade goers hold a large Pride flag

Cork LGBT+ Pride Festival

Take to the streets of Cork city to celebrate diversity and inclusion for the Cork LGBT+ Festival. Enjoy a week packed full of events and celebrations with the fabulous Cork Pride Parade will take place on Sunday 6th August.


Image Credit: Irish Examiner

30 July
06 August
The shape of a horse in broken glass

The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams

Award-winning theatre director Emma Jordan returns to The Everyman stage to present Tennessee Williams' classic play, The Glass Menagerie, set in an unremarkable apartment in St. Louis Missouri in 1930.


Photo credit: The Everyman Theatre

02 August
26 August