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Christmas Markets in Cork

Two Women enjoying Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets in Cork Whether its sipping on mulled wine, feasting on festive food or soaking up the yuletide atmosphere, Cork’s Christmas Markets are the perfect way to bring on the Christmas Spirit.  Cork now has a number of Christmas Markets and events to enjoy. From enjoying Christmas classic movie to trying out the different …

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Christmas Shopping in Cork

Couple enjoying Christmas Shopping in Cork

Christmas Shopping in Cork Are you starting to get your Christmas shopping lists ready? Why not support local this year! Cork has many amazing local producers and suppliers, plus you can soak up all the festive atmosphere. Here is our Cork Gift Guide for you to enjoy.    VICTORIAN QUARTER Starting just at our doorstep, …

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Guinness Cork Jazz Festival Gets GREEN Light Copy

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival Gets GREEN Light Organisers have confirmed that the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival will take place over the bank holiday weekend from October 22nd-25th 2021. The Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, one of the biggest and longest running events on the Irish music calendar, has been given the green light to go ahead …

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Meet Our New Corporate Ambassador

Q&A with Our New Corporate Ambassador, Nicole O’Leary After a busy Summer, Nicole O’Leary, our Rooms Division Duty Manager, has been chosen to be our Corporate Ambassador. Nicole will now be on hand for all our corporate guests stay in The Metropole Hotel. We sat down with Nicole to get her know her more! 1. …

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Guinness Cork Jazz Festival Gets GREEN Light

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival Gets GREEN Light Organisers have confirmed that the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival will take place over the bank holiday weekend from October 22nd-25th 2021. The Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, one of the biggest and longest running events on the Irish music calendar, has been given the green light to go ahead …

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After Work Activities

It’s time to Clock Out & Head Out Are you staying in Cork for business? Or simply want some ideas for you and your team mates to enjoy after a day of brainstorming? We have collected a few ideas of some great things to do & see in Cork after your day of work.   …

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Outdoor Dining in Cork

The Best Outdoor & Scenic Dining in Cork While indoor dining slowly returns, during the summer Cork embraced outdoor dining like never before. As garden terraces & rooftop scenes became the settings to enjoy our favourite food & drink, we began do embrace outdoor dining. At The Metropole Hotel, we have created a list of …

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Explore Cork Outdoors

The Best Outdoor Experiences and Activities in Cork An Outdoors Summer is fully in swing at the moment; from scenic walks to sailing along the sea, Cork is bursting with outstanding outdoor adventures. As we begin August and Autumn beings to sneak in, make sure you squeeze in some of these outdoor experiences and activities …

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The Metropole Hotel Celebrates 124 Years in Business

Our iconic hotel first opened its doors to guests in 1897. The Metropole Hotel Cork is celebrating 124 years of excellent hospitality and warm service. Our hotel, which is located in the heart of the Victorian Quarter in Cork’s City Centre, celebrated this important milestone on June 21st. Our iconic hotel, which is part of …

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Celebrating 100 Years Charlie Chaplin style in Cork

Sheila McCarthy from Gardiners Hill in Cork celebrating her 100th birthday with a special nod to Hollywood legend Charlie Chaplin.   Sheila’s father Cornelius McCarthy was the first concierge at The Metropole Hotel and worked there from 1902 to 1946. Among the many stars that her father welcomed was comic actor Charlie Chaplin. He retired …

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