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Castles to Visit in Cork

Castles to Visit in Cork Filled with history and old Irish legend, Cork is filled with Castles & Old Country houses to explore Ancient castles rise from the green hilltops of Cork, overlooking rolling fields and miles of coastline landscape. When you visit Cork there is no shortage of castles to visit during your stay …

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Crime Themed Book Festival Comes to Cork

Crime Themed Book Festival Comes to Cork   In the dark and spooky corridors of Spike Island prison, tales of daring thieves, prolific murderers and notorious villains send shivers up the spines of visitors. Now, the 400 year old prison and its vengeful ghosts will play host to a brand new, chilling literary festival that …

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On Our Doorstep – Exploring Shandon

Get a glimpse into one of Cork City’s most historic areas, Shandon   One of the many great things about staying in The Metropole Hotel is how convenient every where is within the city. A quick 10-minute stroll from our front door will bring you into the Shandon area, one of our city’s most historic …

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Rainy Day Activities in Cork Copy

Rainy Day Activities in Cork Come rain or shine, Cork has no shortage of fantastic things to do Let’s face it, as gorgeous as Ireland is, we are partial to a down pour of rain, but that shouldn’t wash away the fun of your weekend away to Cork. Our Guest Relations Manger, Jan Mitchell has …

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Rainy Day Activities in Cork

Rainy Day Activities in Cork Come rain or shine, Cork has no shortage of fantastic things to do Let’s face it, as gorgeous as Ireland is, we are partial to a down pour of rain, but that shouldn’t wash away the fun of your weekend away to Cork. Our Guest Relations Manger, Jan Mitchell has …

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10 Most Scenic Spots to Propose in Cork

10 Scenic Spots to Propose in Cork There is no shortage of gorgeous spots to pop the question in Cork. To ensure your proposal is infused with passion, beauty, we asked our team for their recommendations on the most romantic places for a proposal.      Blarney Castle For a little extra magic, we were …

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Date Ideas in Cork this Valentines

Date Ideas in Cork this Valentines Looking for something different to enjoy in Cork this Valentine’s? Valentine’s Day is Monday 14th of February this year, so plan a special treat for the day, or even the weekend before or after.   We have curated a list of some very cosy delights and experiences to enjoy this …

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Fall in Love With… Cork Food & Drink Copy

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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Christmas at The Everyman

The Everyman Presents Cinderella And just like that, with a Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo, Cork’s favourite traditional family Panto is back! Oh, yes it is!   What classic tale do you think of when you hear stepmother, ugly stepsisters, a lost shoe and a handsome prince? This year’s Panto Cinderella is the wonderful tale of a girl with a dream, a …

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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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