Activities for a Rainy Day in Cork

THE 10 BEST Indoor Things to Do in Cork on a Rainy Day

Best Activities for a Rainy Day in Cork

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  • L H
    Chicago, IL1,912 contributions
    Fun open-indoor food hall with a wide variety of fresh/packaged/prepared foods, goods & services, with some unique stalls. Very crowded on weekends, with long lines for the cafe upstairs.
    Written 5 December 2023
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  • NNe
    Manchester, UK129 contributions
    Worth the uphill walk up to this. Spent a while wandering round and reading about what had happened here. The statues were a little creepy but really added to the experience walking around
    Written 28 September 2023
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  • Clodagh D
    1 contribution
    A hidden gem in Cork city, thanks so much to Agnes for the warm welcome. Hoping to make it back for one of the gigs!
    Written 21 November 2023
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  • Gordon M
    Vancouver, WA42 contributions
    Of all the Cathedrals in Ireland, this one has a really interesting history. Don’t be shy about asking for some of the history, starting with the back-stories of the architect, William Burgess. (Stephen really made this visit special.) Look for the astrological symbols ‘snuck’ into the stained glass windows in the top tier! Also, the story behind the two sets of pipes for the Organ. (Early surround-sound.)
    Written 1 October 2023
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  • JoeV314159
    Chicago, IL158 contributions
    This Church and tower is an interesting experience from several perspectives. You climb stairs to the level of the bell pulls where you can pull the ropes to play different tunes that ring out over the city. After you ring the bells, a unique opportunity, you get to climb the stairs of the tower. The climb includes passing through the level of the bell mechanism and is topped by an expansive view of the City of Cork. The view of the city enables you to appreciate the historic and economic significance of the city as you look over the old and new neighborhoods. You also get to spend time in the wonderful historic church itself. The experience brings new meaning and life to the wonderful Irish song and poem The Bells of Shandon by Francis Sylvester Mahony
    Written 29 October 2023
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  • Margaret K
    2 contributions
    Well this is a hidden gem

    Fab cocktails
    Super friendly and enthusiastic staff
    Gorgeous drinks - very different
    Really enjoyed this visit
    Will go back
    Lots of locally sourced ingredients
    Written 1 September 2023
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  • Ankit2385
    Bengaluru, India622 contributions
    Busy street in the heart of Cork city. Variety of shops, restaurants, cafe's, souvenir's, and always something happening for entertainment. Just cant escape from visiting here for anything.
    Written 25 October 2022
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  • Fair98
    Clonakilty, Ireland40 contributions
    We went to Blackrock castle this weekend and it was a lovely family day out. The exhibition is very interesting and the dome experience was great for the kids. The tour guide was casual and very knowledgeable..well worth the visit!
    Written 28 August 2023
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  • Redsionnach
    Cork, Ireland881 contributions
    This is an exceptionally beautiful church. It is quite old style but is a haven of peace in the busy city. Mass in Latin is celebrated here regularly.
    Written 29 May 2023
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  • Avidesh
    Coventry, UK558 contributions
    There are some really impressive statues and artefacts here that are worth exploring. Admissions is free, which was quite nice.
    Written 22 May 2023
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  • ChrisB0711
    Chicago, IL27 contributions
    This is an interesting little museum that explains butter making and how Ireland became a major player in this market. If you have 45 minutes to an hour to spare it is worth a visit.
    Written 12 October 2023
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  • Sarah Kentish
    Cork, Ireland3 contributions
    We really enjoyed the ambience. It's such a relaxed and interesting place to go and love the pizzas there. Great to hear that live music is coming too.
    Written 4 November 2023
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  • Kate J
    10 contributions
    The staff here was super helpful and gave us great recommendations on things to do and how to use the public transport. The guy we talked to seemed to be genuinely proud of his community and like he enjoyed sharing it, which is always nice to see and a good feeling. If you've got free time in Cork and you're not sure how to spend it, you should swing by and get some pointers.
    Written 27 September 2023
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  • Desrever
    Cork, Ireland16 contributions
    We have been to the cork centre twice now and it is a great experience for adults and children. A great activity for rainy days. The staff are very helpful and friendly, special shout out to Sam. There are various levels of difficulty and you come away with a real sense of achievement and quite exhausted. Great fun
    Written 8 October 2023
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  • Rod1015
    Cork, Ireland77 contributions
    My husband and I avail of any opportunity to visit this beautiful Venue. The intimate coffee/wine Dock is a welcome stop off before the Cinema. The patrons who visit appear to have a genuine appreciation of the arts, as there is no popcorn munching, unwrapping of sweets or mobile phone intrusions. The City Centre venue makes for convenience and the staff are always helpful and pleasant. We look forward to receiving the weekly Schedules so that we can plan our next visit.
    Written 6 March 2020
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