Festival Venues

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Blarney Castle

Built nearly six hundred years ago by one of Ireland’s greatest chieftans, Cormac MacCarthy, and has been attracting attention ever since. Over the last few hundred years, millions have flocked to Blarney making it a world landmark and one of Ireland’s greatest treasures.
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Cathedral of St. Mary & St. Anne (North Cathedral)

The Catholic Cathedral of St. Mary & St. Anne is “the Mother Church of the Dioceses of Cork and Ross” and was dedicated in 1808, (building had begun in 1799). It is the fourth church of this parish since, at least, 1306. The construction of…
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Christ Church, Cobh

Christ Church was built during the period 1866/67 when the surrounding district was formed into a new parish, separated from the original Great Island parish then known as Clonmel. The first incumbent (1866 -1899) was Rev'd Canon Richard Loane and in 1903 it is noted…
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Church of St. Anne’s

Built in 1722, the Church of St. Anne is one of the most important early-18th century churches in Ireland. Standing 50 metres high above the surrounding Shandon neighbourhood, visitors can climb the narrow stone steps to the bell tower, topped by a 3-metre gold fish…
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Church of the Most Holy Heart of Mary

Church of the Most Holy Heart of Mary in Ballinhassig, Cork is a Christian congregation serving the Ballinhassig community and seeking, engaging, and encouraging others through a life-changing Christian journey.
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Clayton Hotel

Our preferred hotel in Cork is the 4 star Clayton Hotel which is situated opposite City Hall (our main performance venue) and just a two minute walk to the city centre.
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Cobh

Experience the fun of the Cork International Choral Festival as we bring the Choral Trail to the vibrant town of Cobh in East Cork! Join us for a weekend filled with pop-up performances at iconic locations such as the bandstand on the promenade, Cobh Heritage…
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Cork City and County

Various Choral Trail & Sacred Trail venues across Cork City and Cork County. Photo: Courtesy of Chris Hill
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Cork City Hall

Festival events and performances centre around Cork’s City Hall, capacity 1,000; one of the most attractive and acoustically superb venues in Ireland.
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Dr Dora Allman Meeting Room, Student Hub, University College Cork

The Dr Dora Allman Room is a large multifunctional space with panoramic views of the campus surroundings. This bookable space can be used for high profile events, conferences, ceremonies, exhibitions, performances, meetings, social events and more.
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Forde's Bar

A long established family run pub with a local community spirit, right in the heart of the City Centre with three attractive tourist attractions close by.
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Fota House & Gardens

Today, Fota House is one of Ireland’s great houses, home to a nationally significant collection of paintings, a beautifully restored arboretum and gardens, and an award-winning volunteering programme.
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Freemasons’ Hall

One of the city’s most historic buildings. The building has served as the Provincial Grand Lodge of the Munster Freemasons since 1884, and its internal design has remained true to its origins in its layout and historic furnishings.
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Griffith College Cork

The venue is the deconsecrated Chapel at Griffith College Cork, commissioned by Isabella Honan in 1908.It was the former Marymount Hospice Church.It is currently the venue for the Fever Up Candlelight Concerts and has hosted numerous charity concerts in the past 10 years since Griffith…
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Honan Chapel

The Honan Chapel, dedicated to St. Finbarr of Cork, is a unique case-study illustrating the role played by the Dublin schools in helping to renew Cork craftsmanship in the first decades of the twentieth-century. The chapel and its liturgical collection are products of the Irish…
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Lavit Gallery

Cork Arts Society (est 1963), trading as Lavit Gallery, is a not-for-profit arts organisation, registered charity (CHY 13297) and CLG dedicated to promoting an appreciation of art in Cork City through the provision of a gallery space in which artists can exhibit their artwork for…
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Marina Market

The Marina Market is an indoor food hall and multipurpose venue near the centre of Cork, Ireland. Formerly a warehouse, it was converted and then opened to the public in September 2020 during the COVID-19 Pandemic to offer food services to the community in an…
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Millennium Hall

A part of the Cork City Hall.
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MTU Cork School of Music

Founded in 1878, the Cork School of Music was the first Municipal School of Music to be established in Ireland and the United Kingdom. The musical life of Ireland is rich and varied, and nowhere more so than in Cork. The staff and students of…
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Nano Nagle Place

Nano Nagle Place is an unexpected oasis in the centre of bustling Cork City, a place that celebrates Nano Nagle’s vision of empowerment through education, community inclusion and spiritual engagement for a contemporary world. The complex houses an award-winning museum, regenerated heritage buildings, walled gardens,…
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Sirius Arts Centre

Friday 28th April, 1.10pm
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St. Colman’s Cathedral

Built in the neo French gothic style, St Colman’s is the cathedral church of the Diocese of Cloyne. Famous for its magnificent stone and wood sculptures, mosaic and stained-glass windows and also for its historic Telford pipe organ and 49-bell carillon.
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St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral

Situated near the heart of Cork, St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral is the most recent ecclesiastical site located where the saint is believed to have founded his monastic school in the 7th century. The building contains more than 1,260 sculptures and even a 24-lb cannonball, a…
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St. Joseph's Church, Glanmire

St. Joseph’s Church in Springhill is the Glanmire Parish Church and was dedicated in 1837. The church is located not far from the banks of the Glashaboy river. This river was used in earlier times as a power source for milling. St. Joseph’s Church is…
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Stack Theatre, Cork School of Music

The theatre provides seating for 120 persons or 110 with 4 wheelchair spaces, available on request. The seating and stage arranegment is flexible, stage heights may be variable and multi tiered including provision for staging in the centre of the performance space.
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Sunday's Well Tennis Club

Sunday's Well Tennis Club is celebrating its 125th Anniversary in 2024 having been founded in 1899. The Club is Cork City's oldest and largest tennis club with 8 courts, 2 squash courts, a snooker room, and full gym facilities. Please join us on May 4th…
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Tequila Jacks, Cork

Located on the vibrant boardwalk on Lapp’s Quay overlooking Corks lovey Lee, it offers the best Mexican dishes and an amazing cocktail menu with the best margarita in town!
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The Atrium Coffee Dock, Cork University Hospital

Located in the Cardiac Renal Centre Atrium, the coffee dock is open to visitors and residents of Cork University Hospital.
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The Goldie Chapel

The beautiful high Victorian chapel in the heart of Nano Nagle Place is one of Cork’s most intimate venues. The chapel was designed by architect George Goldie in 1865 and retains the layout of a convent chapel with stalls ranged around the nave. The architecture…
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Tory Top Road Library

Tory Top Road Library has been serving the south central ward since 1974. In 2005 a purpose built library was opened to the public.
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Triskel Christchurch

Triskel Arts Centre is a vibrant cultural HUB in the heart of Cork City and has been in operation for 42 years. The main auditorium, Triskel Christchurch, is a multidisciplinary space housed in a fully refurbished neoclassical Georgian Church. This state of the art venue which launched in…
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