One of the Republic of Ireland’s largest cities, with a history dating back to the 6th century, Cork is a great destination for an Ireland city break. Located in County Cork in the province of Munster, the city on the River Lee has an excellent arts scene, great restaurants and welcoming pubs along its narrow old lanes and wide Georgian thoroughfares like St Patrick’s Street, South Mall and the Grand Parade. Corcaigh, as it is written in Irish, is known as the Rebel City after a 15th century rebellion, and Corkonians have long been known throughout Ireland for their pride in their local identity and in their city, which they sometimes call the “real capital of Ireland”. Book cheap flights to Cork City, and you can explore areas such as the charming Huguenot Quarter, famed bar and pub hub Barrack Street, and serene Fitzgerald Park on an unforgettable Ireland holiday.
Sights like historic Cork City Gaol, the Lewis Glucksman Gallery, St Anne’s Church in Shandon, the medieval Red Abbey Tower and St Finbarre’s Cathedral can all be visited if you book a Cork flight. For a charming glimpse of bygone Cork visit Princes Street Market, also known as the Cork English Market. The market has been rebuilt since its construction in the 19th century and retains its original Victorian design and character. Other attractive County Cork holiday destinations like Cobh, Oysterhaven, Kinsale, Mallow, and Midleton are all accessible when you book cheap Cork flights. Nearby Blarney Castle, home of the famed Blarney Stone, can also be easily visited by those who book return flights to Cork holidays. Many airlines frequently offer cheap Cork flights to Cork Airport (ORK) from airports across the UK, so you can make holiday great airfare savings and travel conveniently by flying from your nearest airport.