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Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral
Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral
Opening Times:
Summer Opening Times:
Winter Opening Times:
Monday-Saturday 9:30-17:30
Sunday 12:30 – 17:00
Monday-Saturday 10:00 – 12:45,
14:00 – 17:00

Situated at the centre of Cork City, Ireland; is one of the most interesting constructions can be seeing in the whole country. Stands where St. Fin Barre himself is said have founded his monastic school about 650 AD which is still a place of worship and scholarship to this day.
The Resurrection Angel on the highest point of the sanctuary roof was a gift from Burges to the Cathedral and designed by him. It is made from brass and covered with gold leaf. According to a superstition if ever the angel falls, it would signify the end of the world.


Bantry House and Gardens
Bantry House and Gardens
Opening Times:
Office Opening Times:
Every day 9:00-17:00
Open all year round

Bantry House, situated in West Cork, is not only one of the best historic houses in Ireland, but it also represents one of the best views dominating. The Hutchinson family built this mansion on the shore of Bantry Bay in 1740. Nowadays the house is owned and lived in by Egerton Shelswell White and their family, descendents of the Earls of Bantry. Many treasures can be viewed, extensive art collection and tapestries. Guided tours and tea rooms.


St Anne's Church
St Anne's Church
Opening Times:
Mar, Apr, May, Oct :
Jun, July, Aug, Sept:
Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb:
Mon-Sat 10am - 3pm
Sun Closed
Mon-Sat 10am - 4pm
Sun 11.30am - 3.30pm
Mon–Sat 10am - 5pm
Sun 11.30am - 4.30pm

Bantry House, situated in West Cork, is not only one of the best historic houses in Ireland, but it also represents one of the best views dominating. The Hutchinson family built this mansion on the shore of Bantry Bay in 1740. Nowadays the house is owned and lived in by Egerton Shelswell White and their family, descendents of the Earls of Bantry. Many treasures can be viewed, extensive art collection and tapestries. Guided tours and tea rooms.


The Cork Butter Museum
The Cork Butter Museum
Opening Times:
Mar – Oct :
Jul – Aug :
Daily 10:00 – 17:00 Daily 10:00 – 18:00

In 18th century onwards Cork was at one point the largest butter market in the world; and this museum, situated on O'Connell Square celebrates one of the great Irish success stories, the butter trade, a big reason for Cork's prosperity . The Cork Butter Museum shows the culture of dairying in ancient Ireland; the growth of the Cork Butter Exchange and the craft of traditional butter making. This part of the Museum includes a brief video showing the making of butter by hand and the development of Kerrugold, the Ireland's most famous butter brand.


Blarney Castle
Blarney Castle
Opening Times:
Monday to Saturday:
Sunday :
9:00am to 7:00pm (May, Sept 6:00pm )
Oct-Apr: 9.00am to sundown
Summer: 9.00am to 5.30pm
Winter: 9.00am to sundown

Blarney Castle in Blarney, a village 8km (5 miles) to the northwest of Cork, is among Ireland's oldest castles; was built nearly six hundred years ago by one of Ireland's greatest chieftains, Cormac MacCarthy. It is famous for its stone, the Stone of Eloquence, which is traditionally believed to have the power to bestow the gift of eloquence, Kiss it and you'll never again be lost for words". You will enjoy the visit to Blarney Castle, Badgers Cave, the Court, The Lake and other attractions, and each one of them has a interesting legend, that makes your visit just magical.


Cork city Gaol
Cork city Gaol
Opening Times:
March - October:
November - February :
09:30am - 6:00pm 10:00am - 5:00pm

Gaol, prison that housed 19th Century prisoners, is located just 2km outside Cork city centre; when you arrive you will notice that it seems more a castle than a prison. You will fell going back in time and trace the life of the prisoners, with furnished cells, amazingly lifelike characters, sound effects and fascinating exhibitions that allow the visitor not only to know, but to experience. Notice that there is also an onsite café.


Fota Wildlife Park
Fota Wildlife Park
Opening Times:
Monday-Saturday :
Sunday :
10.00 a.m. 11.00 a.m.
Gates closed 6.00pm and Last entry is 5.00pm

Located only 15 minutes from Cork City; Fota Wildlife Park is set on 70 acres and is not like an ordinary zoo; here you can come face to face with free roaming animals & birds from all parts of the world. As soon you get there you will notice that is not like an ordinary zoo; here you can know face to face with animals even highly endangered species & birds from all parts of the world, and this contact with nature surely give you fantastic memories.







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