Cork (Corcaigh) is situated in the south west of Ireland and it is the second most important city in the country after Dublin.

You know that you can visit many interesting places there?

Furthermore, it is also the city with more cultural activities in Ireland  where you can enjoy in every corner the following:

  • Irish pubs
  • Theatres
  • art galleries
  • libraries       
  • English Market…                                                                                                                                                              

 Cork features architecturally notable buildings originating from the Medieval to Modern periods. The adjacent Grand Parade is a tree-lined avenue, home to offices, shops and financial institutions. Do not forget St. Patrick’s Street, the main street of the city which is full of shops.

It would be unforgivable not to visit the Blarney Castle where you can find a huge place to spend the whole day and of course kiss the eloquence stone, it is said  that gives you the gift of eloquence!.

Cork’s most famous building could be the Church Tower of Shandon, which dominates the north side of the city. It has four clocks, each one has a different time. Many visitors can not resist to touch the bells, “the sound of the city in melodies”.

Cork city is the heart of industry, big companies, its main area of industry is pharmaceuticals, with Pfizer Inc. Cork is also the European headquarters of Apple Inc. where over 3,000 staff are working.

The city is also home to the Heineken Brewery that brews Murphy’s Irish Stout.

Many people now is working in the many I.T. centres of the city such as Amazon.com, the online retailer, which has set up in Cork Airport Business Park.

Look at this video and you will find out more about this fantastic city!

 

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