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Cork Whiskey Fest

Whiskey Chats hosts the inaugural Cork Whiskey Fest celebrating Cork’s long history as the centre of the world’s finest whiskey production. Dates:

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Cork Heritage Open Day

Historic buildings across Cork city open free of charge to the public. Attendees can enjoy tours, workshops, music, exhibitions, and more.

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Cork on a Fork

From 17-21 August 2022, Cork on a Fork will take place to celebrate dining in Cork city centre and food from across Cork city and county.

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Spike Island Literary Festival

From 2nd – 4th September, Spike Island Literary Festival will see a variety of author talks and workshops on the popular genre of crime come to the island

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Cork Jazz Weekend

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival takes place over the October bank holiday weekend every year. This year it returns bigger and better than before.

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Cork Pride 2022

Cork Pride 2022 is set to be a celebration of diversity and inclusion this summer throughout the city – More details to be announced

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Culture Night Cork City 2022

Culture Night returns on 23rd September 2022. Keep an eye out on our page for event announcements

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Cork Film Festival

The 65th Cork International Film Festival takes place this November and we have a very exciting collaboration coming….

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Concerts, Gigs & Theatre

Everyman Theatre Cork

Cork’s original Palace of Varieties, The Everyman, is a beautiful 650 seat theatre. A listed building, steeped in history. See their upcoming shows here.

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City Limits Comedy Club

Nestled in the heart of the VQ, you will find Cork’s greatest comedy club where comedians such as Tommy Tiernan, Dara O Briain , Colm Murphy and Jason

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Live at the Marquee

Over 20 gigs are held every year at this pop-up Marquee with 4000 seats located in the heart of Cork Docklands. Keep an eye out here for a list of 2023 gigs!

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Live at Saint Luke's

A unique music venue which hosts concerts throughout the year, just a stones throw from The Metropole Hotel Cork

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Westlife - Pairc Ui Chaoimh

Westlife has changed the dates for their Cork gigs at Pairc Ui Chaoimh. See the rescheduled dates here:

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Independent Park Gigs

Independent Park has seen some great performances in 2022, keep an eye out for announcements for 2023.

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Seasonal Events

Cork Christmas Panto

The panto is a hilarious, family friendly annual Christmas tradition in Cork. Both Cork Opera House and Everyman Cork, near to our hotel, will be hosting

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Cork On Ice

Every Christmas, visitors to Cork can don their skates for a chilly experience Ireland’s first Alpine Skate Trail will re-open up in an ‘enchanted

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