Cork is the second largest city in Ireland (after Dublin of course) and is located in county Cork in the southwestern coastal area of the country. It has about 125,000 people living in the city proper but around 400,000 in the greater metropolitan area.
From the Cork Travel Guide
I didn't like it, mainly because of the weird guy in the dormitoiry ... :( ... more
This hostel was very clean and comfortable. Rooms were quiet at night and had a clean ensuite bathroom. The common areas (kitchen and lounge with internet access) were not very comfortable and the internet connection never worked while I was there. ... more
Breakfast was utterly hopeless,toast and tea.Should not use the word breakfast for granted!Reception staff were topless ironing shirts while we were checking in!Receptionist was having cereals when we asked about breakfast and did not inform us that it would be minimal breakfast,me kids were horrified! ... more
hiking/sights in county cork
around Cork go to Kinsale, one of the best sea side Irish villages Iv ever seen. ...
Traiveling between Cork and Dublin+hostel
Hi in Sept. I'm going to Ireland. I fly to Dublin and I was wondering if there is a good train connection between Dublin and Cork. Also I would like to know what the cost are for a train ticket. And does someone know a good hostel or bed&breakfast in Cork? Thanks al lot!! ...
Cork / Killarney B&B's -- recommendations?
We are headed for Ireland in August and plan to spend 2-3 nights somewhere around Cork and/or Killarney (or some other location if you have a great alternative). Looking for recommendations on B&B's that are well situated for day trips to see city/culture sights as well as more rural spots for hiking ...
a quick side trip before we depart to say cheerio to Gareth and Kayleigh and to check that travelling won't put undue strain on Lois. Cork, nice place, and it didn't rain! ...
Posted in Round the World in 364 days (continued) by ackers888
We did a fair bit of driving around south west Cork, and also went to the exhibition at Cobh (formerly Queenstown) which is where most of the emigrants left from. Also was the last port of call for the Titanic. It was also the port that the survivors of the Lusitania landed after it was sunk off the coast ...
Posted in midnight sun and more by kazandjim