About Cork / Places of Interest

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Statio Bene Fide Carrins – A safe harbour for ships is the motto on the coat of arms of our friendly and vibrant port city.

Since the city was founded by St Finbarr over 1,000 years ago it has grown from a trading merchant city to a cosmopolitan vibrant 21st century city.

The city, situated on the banks of the river Lee, is home to 125,000 people. It is located on the South West Coast of Ireland and is the 2nd largest city in the Republic of Ireland. Cork is the biggest county in Ireland.

Cork is a university city with a total student population in excess of 25,000. The city has two third level education institutes:University College Cork and the Cork Institute of Technology.

Whether you’re in Cork for work or for pleasure, Cork Accommodation has the choice of three great places to stay so make yourself at home.

When it comes to site-seeing, you are spoilt for choice in Ireland’s biggest county. Whether you stay local in our beautiful city or choose to explore the rugged Cork countryside, see some of the attractions from the dropdown menu or ask one of our hosts at Cork Accommodation for more information.