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The Cobh Museum

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Museums/Heritage CentresCobh, East Cork

Cobh Museum is situated overlooking Cork Harbour. The exhibitions reflect the cultural, social and maritime history of Cobh and the Great Island. Formerly known as Queenstown, Cobh has a long maritime history and is known throughout the world for its a …

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Kinsale Museum

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Museums/Heritage CentresKinsale, West Cork

The main structure can be dated back as far as the 1590’s, town records showing its primary function having been that of a market house. Meanwhile,the elegant facade was added in 1703 and is very clearly Northern European in style. One of the features …

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Millstreet Country Park

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Bike Hire, Cycling Routes, Gardens, Museums/Heritage Centres, Outdoors, Parks, WalkingMillstreet, North Cork

A surprise is the ultimate treat for lovers of the outdoors as from the slopes of Knocknakilla you can see the higher slopes of Musheramore Mountain as they plummet to 183m below the valley. This is Millstreet Country Park, a microcosm of all that is p …

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Blarney Castle

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Built Heritage, Museums/Heritage CentresBlarney, North Cork

No trip to Cork is complete without visiting Blarney, where people the world over have stopped at this internationally known tourist centre to kiss the Blarney Stone, which traditionally imparts the ‘gift of eloquence’ on all who kiss it.  The famous S …

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Model Railway Village

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Museums/Heritage CentresClonakilty, West Cork

Experience life in West Cork sixty years ago and how life there revolved around the railway system. This model village is a great day out for kids of all ages and adults too. Relax in the unique tea room set on one of the authentic train carriages with …

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Skibbereen Heritage Centre

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Museums/Heritage CentresSkibbereen, West Cork

In visiting the Skibbereen Heritage Centre in the town of Skibbereen, Cork,  you will learn of the history of the town, which was one of the worst affected areas of the Great Hunger Famine of the 1840s. The exhibition depicts life during that time in a …

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Mizen Head Signal Station

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Museums/Heritage CentresWest Cork

Mizen Head Signal Station is open to the public for the first time since it was completed in 1910. The Mizen Vision! Visitor Centre in the Keeper’s House and the Engine Room, the famous Suspension Bridge, the 99 Steps and the views up the South and Wes …

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The Michael Collins Centre

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Heritage Sites, Museums/Heritage CentresClonakilty, West Cork

The Michael Collins Heritage Centre exhibits the life & tragic death of the legendary Michael Collins. A video and guided tour explore the exhibition which contains many photographs and memorabilia of the famous patriot. Run by Mr. Collins’ direct …

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Titanic Trail

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Museums/Heritage Centres, WalkingCobh, East Cork

The Titanic Trail is a fascinating guided Heritage Tour. It explores the town of Cobh which was the last port of call of RMS Titanic (at the time, it was still called Queesntown). This entertaining and innovative Tour has been operating every day since …

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The Jameson Experience, Midleton

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Museums/Heritage CentresEast Cork, Midleton

Discover the Jameson Experience in Midleton, Co. Cork The award winning Jameson Heritage Centre is a lovingly restored 18th century distillery. A visit of The Jameson Experience is a journey through the story of Irish whiskey. Follow the old distillery …

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