Cork Midsummer Festival

Cork Midsummer Festival is a ten-day multi-disciplinary arts festival that takes place each summer and uses Cork City as its backdrop and inspiration. Each summer, a variety of venues around the city, from large to small, present music, theatre, dance, installations, and talks from both emerging and established artists. The Metropole Hotel Cork is delighted to return this year as one of the festivals proud festival patron.

Last year's festival featured a wealth of very special programme that included a site-specific installation in the National Sculpture Factory by artist Robert Curgenven, an appearance by the Cork Fleischmann Symphony Orchestra in the Glen River Park, and an installation of a seven-metre moon with a soundtrack by composer Dan Jones in Nexus Hall in Cork Institute of Technology. 

The 2018 promises to be just as varied and fascinating. The 2018 Festival runs form 15th – 24th June inclusive.

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While attending "Asking for it" why not stay at the Metropole Hotel Cork

Enjoy your Cork Midsummer Festival night seeing "Asking for it" at the Everyman Theatre along with an overnight stay in the newly refurbished Metropole Hotel Cork for 2 adults. The hotel is the the festival patron of the Cork Midsummer and we are delighted to offer you this special rate of:

One nights bed and breakfast with tickets to "Asking for It" 

€209 for 2 adults sharing

This package is available of the following dates:

June 14th

June 18th

June 21st

To book email,, and quote

"Asking for it Package - Cork Midsummer Package"

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