Experience Ireland's second city, founded over 1,000 years ago by St Finbarr its one of the oldest cities in Europe. Experience the wonders of Cork as you stroll down narrow streets that are full of pubs and restaurants or visit the Lakes of Killarney, or even take a journey to Blarney Castle to Kiss the Blarney Stone and gain the gift of eloquence.
Built nearly six hundred years ago, Blarney Castle is home to the world famous Blarney Stone. Millions of visitors have kissed the legendary stone which is said to give the power of eloquence.
Set in 26,000 acres Killarney National Park has a distinctive combination of mountains, woods, stunning lakes and waterfalls under ever changing skies gives the area a special scenic beauty.
Ireland's glass manufacturing dates back to 1783, when the Penrose's petitioned Parliament to establish a glass factory since then the factory has flourished now melts down an estimated 750 tonnes of crystal and produces 45,000 pieces each year using traditional manufacturing techniques.
Construction of this cathedral started in 1868 and took 47 years to build. Explore the grandeur of the interior, the delicate carvings and the beautiful arches of this impressive neo-gothic cathedral.