Why Cork is the perfect place to spend holidays with your family

Glow – Christmas market in Cork

There’s so much to see and do in Cork City during GLOW, from visiting our free festive installation in Bishop Lucey Park, to soaring high above Cork on a giant Ferris wheel, indulging in food markets and enjoying festive entertainment galore.

Toy Soldier Factory

This is one of those fabulously fun and unique things to do in West Cork for families. Secret: While it’s mainly kids, we know that Dad’s who don’t want to grow up especially love sitting there too casting and painting their models.

Cork Opera House

Whether, you are look for concerts comedy, ballet or Opera, there is always something to tempt the most demanding of tastes.

Cork on Ice

Continuing to grow year on year the ice rink itself is now an impressive 800sqm under a covered marquee roof on the grounds of Mahon Point Shopping Centre. Cork on Ice is an accessible venue and they welcome people of all abilities, their experience team of friendly staff will be on hand at all times to offer assistance and advice. The experience is filled with music and light to bring out the Christmas spirit in everyone!

Cork Butter Museum

Located next door to Shandon Bells, we recommend you pop next door and discover why Cork was the biggest butter market in the world in the 18th century.

The Everyman Theatre

The Everyman is one of Ireland’s leading middle scale presenting and producing theatres. The beautiful 650 seat theatre is a jewel of late Victorian architecture. A listed building, the theatre is steeped in history and is a favourite with audiences and performers alike for its intimacy and atmosphere.