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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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Productivity & Prosecco – Meet Our Events Sales Manager

Meet our Events & Conference Sales Manager Janice Casey We caught up with Janice ahead of the return of business events at our hotel to discover her top productivity tips and advice for balancing business and leisure. 1. How do you start your day? Always with a positive thought! Then I stick to a very …

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Fall in Love With… Cork Food & Drink

The best food & drink experiences in Cork When you look at Cork’s food and drink experiences, it’s no wonder that it’s considered the food capital of Ireland. From passionate world-renowned producers, bustling restaurants & bars, colourful cafés & markets, Cork is a foodie paradise! We have created a list of some of the food …

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Jazz Halloween Quiz Answers

ANSWERS SPOILER ALERT – if you haven’t seen he quiz questions, check them out HERE first.  _____   ROUND 1 – PURE JAZZ 1. What city is considered the birthplace of jazz?  New Orleans 2.Who coined the term “jazz”?   baseball player – The earliest written record of the word is in a 1912 article …

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Jazz Halloween Quiz

This year’ Jazz has been postponed, but here’s a fun Jazz quiz for you to enjoy over zoom with your friends! 5 rounds including Jazz, Halloween and Cork trivia. HOW TO PLAY Choose one person to be your quiz master. This person will be responsible for downloading the answers at the end of the rounds! …

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No Tricks, Just Treats

“No Tricks, Just Treats”…at the Metropole Hotel this October Spectacular Brunch Boxes and Afternoon Tea available to enjoy at home   It’s all treats and no tricks at the The Metropole Hotel in Cork this October. The popular hotel has launched its takeaway menu which is bursting with local cuisine and fancy treats for people to enjoy …

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Street Art Brightens Up Harley Street

Seven murals for Cork as part of new Ardu Street Art Initiative Harley Street, opposite the brand new Mary elmes bridge, adjacent to our hotel is middle of a makeover with a massive mural created by artists Shane O’Driscoll as part of a brand new initiative called Ardu – the Irish for ‘Rise’, which is …

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