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Culture Edit | Play It By Ear

Culture Edit | Play It By Ear In this month’s Culture Edit, we recommend a virtual trip to the theatre withThe Everyman Cork. Enjoy a slice of theatre at home with their brand new MADE IN CORK: PLAY IT BY EAR series  If you are missing the glamour and atmosphere, recreate it at home this …

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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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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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Breakfast on Pluto at The Metropole Hotel Cork

Movies come to The MET for Cork Costume Trail.  Fans of Liam Neeson, Ruth Negga, Cork’s own Cillian Murphy and the cult movie Breakfast on Pluto will go wild this November. As part of the 65th Cork International Film Festival this November, The Metropole Hotel has been chosen to join this year’s Cork Costume Trail …

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Top 3 Autumn Reads with Vibes & Scribes

Top 3 Autumn Reads with Vibes & Scribes There’s nothing quite like getting lost in a good book and your next staycation is the perfect time to do it.  In the age of digital technology, there’s something even more special about picking up a book and taking in the smell and sound of its pages. …

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Winner Announced – Metropole Cork Photography Competition

WINNING PHOTO Ballincollig Regional Park by Martina Kingston

METROPOLE CORK PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION – Winner Announced   Your great photos of Cork… We asked you to show us Cork, our vibrant, beautiful county through your camera lens and you captured some beautiful images! Overall we had 200 entries to our competition and our judges had a tough time narrowing it down to the winner …

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Can You Do This Cork Victorian Quarter Quiz?

Calling all quizmasters! Are you running out of online quiz ideas? Well round up the troops, save the questions below and complete the ultimate Cork Victorian Quarter Quiz! You don’t need to know the area in advance, but you will need access to the internet to Google the answers on the Victorian Quarter site, and …

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A Concierge Guide to Cork – Top Things To Do

Concierge and Guest Relations Manager, John Coleman welcomes you to Cork.   Hello, my name is John Coleman, Concierge and Guest Relations Manager here at The Metropole Hotel Cork, where we want you to check in as a guest and check out as a friend.   YOUR CONCIERGE SERVICE As we prepare to welcome you …

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Cork Midsummer Festival 2020 Reimagined {Schedule of Events}

We recently asked our guests what they missed the most about visiting Cork and they answered almost unanimously – our festivals and events! So we have exciting news for you… this year, Cork’s best loved Summer Festival – Cork Midsummer Festival will be going virtual with Midsummer Moments. The Festival is working with Cork partners, …

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