Official tourism website for Cork, Ireland


Learn About Four Cork Attractions with Hysterical Histories' Videos

Discover the fascinating stories behind these four great Cork attractions

Unearth the Hidden Charms of Cobh this Summer

Picture-perfect from every angle, the scenic and historic town of Cobh has more to offer visitors per square metre than any other town in Ireland.

Joy In The Park Announces 2024 Lineup

A huge day-long music, art & entertainment festival full of fun

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival 2024: Headline Acts Announced

Gregory Porter, Kamasi Washington, Seun Kuti, and Buena Vista All Stars are among the headline acts..

Pure Sustainable Hotels

A list of hotels in Cork city and county that have achieved sustainability certification for their businesses..

Cork Harbour Festival 2024 Ready to Make A Splash

Cork Harbour Festival returns with Ireland’s largest celebration of Maritime Culture, Heritage and Family fun activities

Big Gigs 2024

Cork is bursting with huge gigs this summer

Cork International Choral Festival to Hit High Notes This May

Fantastic, eclectic and wide-ranging programme announced

Island City: Cork’s Urban Sculpture Trail

Unique trail of five sculptures launched in Cork City

SOLAS: New Cork City Illumination Experience

An interactive public light show for Christmas!

Dragon of Shandon Parade Returns for Halloween 2023

Cork's resident beast and popular community scarefest is back!

Cork Shortlisted For European Capital of Smart Tourism Competition

Cork, Ireland takes pride in its commitment to smart urban development and sustainability.

Cork Folk Festival Announces Full Programme

40 events with over 200 musicians in Cork City

Cork On A Fork Food Festival 2023

Cork City's most delicious week returns!

Car-Free, Carefree in Cork

Discover new adventures without ever getting behind the wheel

Cork City Unveils New Playful Culture Trail

Embrace Creativity and Sustainability This Summer!

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival 2023 Headliners Announced

Celebrating its 45th year, the world-renowned festival will see its biggest programme yet

Cork's Best Beaches Map

Cork received the highest total number of Blue Flag and Green Coast Awards in 2024. Use our map below to pick the perfect piece of paradise for your visit...

Big Gigs 2023

Stadium-sized live music, comedy and podcasts events happening this summer in Cork

St. Patrick's Day Parades 2024

Details, times and tips for visitors to Cork city and county

Moet & Chandon Kinsale Restaurant Week Returns

Two courses in these Kinsale restaurants for €28 from Feb 20th to 24th

Cork. Sounds Good.

Market stalls and Michelin stars..

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival 2022 Lineup Announced

Cork's biggest live music festival reveals line-up

Pure Big Gigs

All the stadium live music events for 2022..

Cork's Michelin Star Restaurants 2023

One fifth of Ireland's Michelin star restaurants are located in Cork. Lucky you!

Explore Cork App

Android and iPhone users can download this handy smartphone app and discover the vast range of things to see and do in Cork.

Explore Cork Mobile App

Android and iPhone users can download this handy smartphone app and discover the vast range of things to see and do in Cork.

Cork City's Playful Culture Trail

Cork City's Playful Culture Trail joins in celebrations of International Youth Day by inviting kids to discover, explore and play

Play Trail

Kids are VIPs in Cork this summer!

Outdoor Seating

Outdoor dining locations: restaurants, bars and cafés

West Cork Digital Brochure

Check out the West Cork Digital Brochure 2021 to discover all this magical region has to offer, including things to do, places to eat and where to stay.

Pure Cork Like

A video sharing social media campaign. We invite you to share a short video clip of yourself (feel free to get your family involved too!) telling us what it is that you like about Cork.

Meet The Makers - West Cork

Nestled in the South West of Ireland and bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the dramatic natural landscapes, rivers, harbours, bays and headlands of West Cork make it one of Ireland’s most beautiful and unique regions. ‘A Place Apart’ where adventure and excitement awaits around every corner.

City Tourist Attraction Christmas Opening Times

A handy list of Christmas 2020 opening times for city tourist attractions

Ardú Street Art Inspired By 1920 Burning of Cork

Ardú arrived in Cork last month injecting a burst of colour, vibrancy, and life into the city in lockdown. Uniting the Leeside community through art, lifting its creative and community spirit at a time when it needed it most.

#PureLocal campaign, industry event, and supports

Visit Cork has launched a #PureLocal campaign ahead of Green Friday (November 27th), encouraging everyone to stay local, eat local and click local this Christmas to support their favourite Cork attraction, experience, hotel or restaurant.

Tourism Business Covid Safety Charter

The COVID-19 Safety Charter is a Government-endorsed initiative to reinforce confidence in domestic and overseas visitors in tourism businesses.

National Tourism Day - Friday 17th April 2020

Over a hundred attractions and venues, of all shapes and sizes, in every part of the country including Cork, will offer free places to the public.

Pure Street Art

Take a walking tour to see Cork's wonderfully quirky street art

Pure Christmas

Cork is brimming with events this Christmas from festivals, markets and ferris wheels to great live music, comedy and clubbing.

Pure Museums

From our maritime history to revolutionary heroes like Michael Collins, Cork's museums are plentiful, unique and fascinating..

Pure Castles

If you're interested in heritage and history or simply want to treat yourself and live like a King, Cork has a wealth of castles to choose from.

Pure Fun

Our maritime haven is bursting with outdoor fun for kids of all ages, offering no end of opportunity to breathe in the pure air of the Atlantic and revel in our natural wonders….

Pure Gold

Cork’s Spike Island was crowned Europe’s number one tourist attraction at the World Travel Awards recently in an event known as the ‘Oscars’ of the travel industry.

Pure Exhilaration

Whether you're a wave junkie or a total beginner Cork is a surfers' paradise waiting to be explored...

Pure Taste

Cork is a haven rich in food and drink. From the lush green pastures of our farms to the bountiful seas off our coast, we have produce to inspire innovative chefs and adventurous artisans producers...

Pure Beaches

The best beaches on Ireland's haven coast

Pure Thrills

Pure Thrills If you want to experience Cork up close like locals do here are ten Pure Cork ways, in no particular order, to see it in all its quirky glory….

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