76. Cork, Ireland

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Why

Cork is one of those beautiful town by the river Lough Mahon with great river views and an amazing cathedral with a pipe organ you have to hear.

Cork, Ireland

Cork, Ireland

Where

Cork, Ireland is located south of Limerick very close to the south coast of the Republic of Ireland.

How To Get Here

By Train

Train service in Ireland is provided by Irish Rail.

By Plane

The closest airport is the Cork Airport (ORK) which is located just south of the town. Once here you can rent a car or take a local bus to Cork city center.

Cork, Ireland – Aer Lingus at Dublin Airport

The following airlines has service to the Cork Airport (ORK):

Aer Lingus (EI), flybe. (BE), Iberia Airlines (IB), Ryanair (FR), Volotea (V7), Swiss Airlines (LX) andWow Air (WW).

The closest major airport is Shannon (SNN) which is located close to Limerick.

The following airlines has service to Shannon International (SNN):

Aer Lingus, American Airlines (AA), British Airways (BA), Delta Air Lines (DL), Helvetic Airways (2L), Kuwait Airways (KU), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Ryanair (FR), SAS (SK) and United Airlines (UA).

The other major airport is Dublin (DUB). It would be necessary to take a bus, train, shared ride or rent a car to get to Cork.

The following airlines has service to Dublin International Airport (DUB):

Aegean Airlines (A3), Air France (AF), Aer Lingus (EI), Air Moldova (9U), Air Transat (TS), American Airlines (AA), Arkia (IZ), ASL Airlines France (5O), Blue Air (0B), British Airways (BA), CityJet (WX), Emirates (EK), Ethiopian Airlines (ET), Ethiopian Airlines (ET), Etihad Airways (EY), Ethiopian Airlines (ET), Finnair (AY), flybe. (BE), Germanwings (4U), Iberia Airlines (IB), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Luxair (LG), Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY), Qatar Airways (QR), Ryanair (FR), S7 Airlines (S7), SAS (SK), Swiss Airlines (LX), Transavia (HV), Turkish Airlines (TK), United Airlines (UA), Vueling (VY), WestJet (WS) and Wow Air (WW).

By Bus

The Bus Eireann will take you into Cork. Very reliable and comfortable.

By Car

If you are already in Ireland or Europe, renting a car is a great option as you can explore on your own. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

Cork, Ireland - Bridge

Cork, Ireland – Bridge

By Shared Ride

You can try a service like Carpool Ireland.

Where To Stay

There are many hotels in this are, it just depends on your budget and the type of accommodations you seek. At the top of the chain is the Radisson Blu.

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

 

Where To Eat

Many great places to eat here in Cork. As its by the river and close to the sea, you get lots of seafood.

Cork, Ireland - Seafood dinner

Cork, Ireland – Seafood dinner

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

What To Do

You must visit the Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral; you will love it. Hopefully you can hear the organ play.

Cork, Ireland – Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral

There’s a beautiful town area to walk through and also along the river. Plus you can go canoeing in the river as well. Be sure to check out the English market and Spike Island as well.

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Here is a list of Tour offered by Viator.

Additional Information

Language Spoken: English with a lovely Irish accent

Currency: EUR

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