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Cork Opera House
From the hit show The Sound of music to the comedy classic, Mr Jack Dee. This Theatre has something for everyone.


Everyman Palace 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 favorite with audiences and performers alike for its intimacy and atmosphere. www.everymanpalace.com


Franciscan Well and Brewery
The Franciscan Well Brewery was founded in 1998 on the North Mall in Cork City and is built on the site of an old Franciscan Monastery and Well, dating back to the year 1219. Legend has it that the water from the well has miraculous and curative properties and people would come from afar to drink from it.
The Brewery has combined modern technology with old age tradition in forming classic beer styles including lager, ale, stout and wheat beer. All the beers brewed at the Franciscan Well are natural, and do not contain any chemical additives or preservatives and are made with the best ingredients.


Cork Jazz Festival
Cork Jazz Festival, held from October 25th-28th , sets Cork alight with the sounds of jazz echoing throughout Cork City Centre. Follow the Jazz to the many destinations from The Gresham Metropole Hotel, The Imperial Hotel, Moran's Silver Springs Hotel and lots more. Cork Jazz a wonderful weekend to be enjoyed with some great names from the Jazz scene.


Cork Folk Festival
This festival is one of Ireland’s oldest festival of traditional,folk music and has taken place annually in September. Put together from year to year purely on a voluntary basis by a dedicated group of enthusiasts, sometimes with the help of major sponsorship, often by a combination of various sponsors and supporters, it’s endurance is a tribute to the energy and labour of it’s workers. Enjoy the spirit of the indigenous music, song and dance scene where you can hear music from premier national and international exponents of folk and traditional music.


Longboats, Temple Inn Bar
Serves food during the day
100 meters from the B&B

  Venue Bar
200 meters from the B&B
  Cyprus Avenue, Caroline Street, Cork City
Cyprus Avenue, a great music venue for bands such as Republic of Loose, 2010 XFactor winner Mat Cardle (Tuesday 23rd April), Janet Devlin (Tuesday 9th April), 2011 XFactor contestant Frankie Coccozza (27th March), Jerry Fish, Declan Sinnott, Dervish and many more.
  The Oliver Plunkett Bar (previously Scotts), Caroline Street, Cork City. The bar/ nightclub is open every Friday & Saturday nights till late, with has an inviting atmosphere, live music and  with a continental European feel with on street seating during the day. Scotts is a good place to stop off for a coffee or lunch during the day in Cork City Centre and catch some live music by night.

Electric bar and restaurant
Day and night, Cork’s Electric sets the scene for you to indulge in Europe’s passion for socialising through food and drink. This scene is set with a backdrop of a recently renovated art deco building perched on the banks of the River Lee for you to play out the drama of life.


A fun night out,with a good mix of music and people. Located just off Washington Street.


City Limits Comedy Club
Coburg Street, Cork City for a great night of comedy.
City Limits Comedy Club, Coburg Street, Cork City

  Soho Bar & Restaurant
We bring entertainment and hospitatilty to new levels. Thats why they have four floors from which you can choose. Whether it's a night on the town with friends or a corporate venue with a difference, we'll find the right level for you from early 'til late, seven days a week. Open Late Every Friday/Saturday and all Special Occasions www.soho.ie

The Pavilion Nightclub
Located off Carey's Lane, Cork City
This venue used be the "Old Pavilion Cinema". It has a range of good music and DJ's.

  Bodega Nightclub, Cornmarket Street, Cork City Bodega Bar, Restaurant & Nightclub presents the most modern sound system, specially created to work in tandem with our martin/j.b. lighting and funky visuals. We assure you that all of your senses are stimulated. Of course, this means nothing without the right music, so taking charge of the decks on Friday nights is DJ.Kevin Fadd Jnr, and on Saturdays it's DJ Sé-K.

Savoy Theatre
The Savoy, located in Cork Citys Patrick Street, must be the most central night club in Cork City Centre, newly established. It is a very popular music venue.