Cork, Ireland

  • Cork has the second largest natural harbour in the world after Sydney Harbour
  • Cork is home to the oldest yacht club in the world – founded in 1720 and now also has a class of racing yacht called a ‘1720’ to commemorate that event.
  • Cobh in the lower harbour was the Titanic’s last port of call on its ill fated journey.
  • The world’s first motor boat race took place in Cork Harbour.


Blarney Castle
Medieval castle keep & baronial mansion

Blarney Stone
Legendary stone granting gift of the gab

Fota Wildlife Park
Vast park with exotic animals & plants

Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral
Victorian Gothic edifice with spires