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County Cork

County Cork (Irish: Contae Chorcaí), in Southwest Ireland is the largest county in the Republic of Ireland and also the location of the country's second largest city. This means that its inhabitants have a reasonable sense of their status. It also has a very long coastline and many items of interest for the visitor.

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Kinsale

town in County Cork, Ireland

14km

51.7075-8.5305556

Killarney

town in County Kerry, Ireland

116km

52.05-9.5167

Waterford

city in the Republic of Ireland

152km

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Sights

Cork Opera House

Cork Opera House is a theatre and opera house in Cork in the Republic of Ireland.

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Church of St Anne, Shandon

The tower and bells are symbols of the city, and overlook it from the north. Visitors are allowed to ring the bells. This church is in a conservation area.

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Elizabeth Fort

Offers a good view over the city. However, it is not easily seen from the city. From Southgate Bridge, go up Barrack Street and turn right. The Elizabeth Fort Market Festival takes place on Sundays inside the historic fort walls and features Irish-made crafts, gourmet food, and entertainment. There is a police station within the fort.

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Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral

This is just a few minutes away from the Elizabeth fort and much easier to find. A fine 19th-century Gothic Revival building. Visible from the back is a golden angel high upon a tower.

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University College Cork

constituent university of the National University of Ireland

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Fitzgerald's Park

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Rock of Cashel

castle in County Tipperary, Ireland

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Kells Priory

One of Ireland's best intact priories. The priory, surrounded by its old walls, was built in 1193. You are free to wander throughout the whole complex. There is a Round Tower and High Cross nearby in Kilree. There is a parking lot above the priory, but the more beautiful way to enter is by parking near Mullin's Mills and walk along the river. It is well worth a visit.

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County Kilkenny

county in Ireland

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St Mary's Cathedral, Kilkenny

cathedral

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Rothe House

A unique Tudor merchant's house built between 1594 and 1610. On a burgage plot, it comprises three houses, three cobble-stoned courtyards and a half-acre restored Tudor garden behind the house. Rothe House contains Kilkenny Archeological Society's history museum and archive library.

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Butler House, Kilkenny

This stunning chateau-like building is one of the residences of the Butler family, who ruled Kilkenny for many years. It has a lovely small suburban garden. During Arts week in August it is used a venue for exhibitions.

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Dunmore Cave

The show cave is incredibly well developed and is a wonder to walk around. Guided tours only.

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Cork

Ireland
Cork is on the banks of the River Lee in the south of Ireland. With a city population of 119,230 in 2011, it is the second largest city in the Republic, and the third largest in all of Ireland.

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