Family Fun

  • June 2, 2018 - June 10, 2018
    09:00 - 18:00

With Titanic Experience. Check in at the historic White Star Line Ticket Office and enter the 19th century on board the Titanic. This is the exact location where the last 123 passengers joined Titanic on its fateful maiden voyage. Be taken on a virtual and immersive journey and discover the tragedies and triumphs behind their (more…)

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White Star Line Building,, 20 Casement Square, Cobh, Co. Cork


  • June 2, 2018 - June 10, 2018
    09:30 - 17:00

With Cobh Heritage Centre. The Queenstown Story takes the visitor on a journey walking in the footsteps of our emigrant ancestors, where 3 million Irish people departed for distant shores. The exhibition brings the accounts of Irish Emigration from Cork Harbour in the early 1600’s to the 1950’s to life. Immerse yourself in the stories (more…)

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Cobh, Co. Cork


  • June 2, 2018 - June 10, 2018
    09:30 - 01:00

Food trail participants have created seafood dishes available especially during Cork Harbour Festival. So, ask for the festival dish and indulge in the great seafood that Cork City and Harbour has to offer! Participating Cafés & Restaurants: Bao Boi Barrack Street One of Cork`s smallest & newest eateries serving Asian cuisine from Taiwan, Vietnam & (more…)

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Address:
Cork Harbour


  • June 2, 2018 - June 9, 2018
    10:00 - 17:30

Cork City Library closed Sundays. With Cllr Kieran McCarthy. Cork City Library is hosting an exhibition of prize-winning model boats created by young and talented boat builders of Cork. The exhibition is the result of a project which encourages primary and secondary school children to design and build model boats from recycled materials. All model (more…)

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Address:
Cork City Library, Grande Parade, Cork City


  • June 2, 2018
    12:00 - 16:50
  • June 3, 2018
    12:00 - 16:50
  • June 4, 2018
    12:00 - 16:50

Camden Fort Meagher is internationally recognised as being one of the finest remaining examples of a classical Coastal Artillery Fort in the world. It is also a prime location to watch ships and the Ocean to City race passing through Cork Harbour. The fort offers a host of special activities during the Bank Holiday Weekend; (more…)

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Address:
Camden Road, Crosshavenhill, Crosshaven


  • June 2, 2018 - June 10, 2018
    13:00 - 13:45

With Elizabeth Fort. Take a guided tour of Elizabeth Fort, the 17th century star-shaped fortification in Cork City centre. Hear about the history of the fort with particular reference to its connection to all things maritime. This fort has an immense link to the harbour and the maritime history of Cork City. It was built (more…)

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Address:
Barrack Street, Cork City


  • June 2, 2018
    14:30 - 21:00

With Meitheal Mara. Ocean to City – An Rás Mór is the biggest festival event in Cork Harbour attracting over 600 Irish and International participants crewing 200+ craft. From the many vantage points along the harbour race route you can experience this spectacular and colourful fleet, featuring everything from traditional wooden boats, currachs, gigs, Chinese dragon boats, kayaks and even stand-up paddle boards. Enjoy Ireland’s (more…)

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Address:
Cork Harbour


  • June 2, 2018
    19:00 - 22:00
  • June 3, 2018
    19:00 - 22:00
  • June 9, 2018
    19:00 - 22:00
  • June 10, 2018
    19:00 - 22:00

Spike Island is delighted to offer its first ever Cork Harbour tours! Enjoy a ferry journey departing from scenic Cobh and see this beautiful town from the water. The tour will continue around Spike Island to the mouth of Cork Harbour, as a guide relays stories of shipwrecks, mystery and harbour history. See the final (more…)

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Address:
Cobh, Co. Cork


  • June 2, 2018 - June 10, 2018
    19:00 - 20:20

With Cork Ghost Tours. The tour begins and ends at Emmett Place. A walking tour that aims to fright and delight! Join the ghostly duo as they meander through the streets of Olde Cork releasing its Spirits as they go. Hear of bygone stories that will capture your imagination and wake the Dead. Experience the time (more…)

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Address:
Cork City


  • June 3, 2018
    10:30 - 13:00
  • June 4, 2018
    10:30 - 13:00
  • June 10, 2018
    10:30 - 13:00

With Bishopstown Orienteering Club. Take part in a day of outdoor exploration and adventure with your family while enjoying a walk in the natural environment of a wood. Orienteering involves great life skills, map reading and navigation and is suitable for people of all ages and levels of fitness. Show up any time to participate. 3 June: Rostellan Wood, (more…)

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Address:
Cork Harbour


  • June 3, 2018
    14:30 - 15:30

With Cork Nature Network. Can you tell the difference between a dog whelk and a barnacle, kelp and sea lettuce? Why not join Cork Nature Network for a guided beach walk to learn about these and other fascinating creatures that make the rocky seashore their home. FREE Book: rocky-shore-walk.eventbrite.ie (more…)

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Address:
Cork Harbour, Co. Cork


  • June 4, 2018
    10:00 - 13:00
  • June 10, 2018
    10:00 - 13:00

10:00, 11:00 & 12:00: With Atlantic Offshore Adventures. Try stand-up paddle boarding at the Lee Fields. Whether you are a first time SUP’er or a seasoned pro, this is a memorable and fun experience. SUPing also promotes balance, strength and fitness. This year Atlantic Offshore Adventures are introducing their new monster boards, so bring your (more…)

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Address:
Cork City


  • June 4, 2018
    10:00 - 17:00

With Sail Cork. An adventurous and fun day out for all ages (over 8 yrs). Come to the picturesque eastern side of Cork Harbour at East Ferry, Cobh and get kitted out and afloat with Sail Cork’s qualified Instructors. There are a range of boats to try out, from dinghy sailing, power-boating, yacht sailing (2 (more…)

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Address:
East Ferry, Cobh


  • June 4, 2018
    10:00 - 15:00
  • June 9, 2018
    10:00 - 15:00

Event Phone: 086 8208565

10:00, 12:00 & 14:00: With Cork Sea Safari. Departs The Quays Bar, Cobh. For those seeking adventure & thrills, this tour offers it all while experiencing the highlights of Cork Harbour. A local skipper and guide will whisk you away at high speed by RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat) to visit the far corners of our (more…)

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Address:
17 Westbourne Place, Cobh


  • June 5, 2018 - June 10, 2018
    10:00 - 16:30

With Port of Cork. A solo exhibition by local artist Corrine Leland of over 40 paintings that feature a selection of the buildings and terraces of Cork Harbour. Using powerful vibrant colours with an animated distortion of perspective, the works render these recognisable architectural structures in a playful and magical way. Runs from 5 June (more…)

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Venue Phone: 0214 855002

Address:
Cobh Railway Station


  • June 5, 2018
    18:30 - 21:00
  • June 6, 2018
    18:30 - 21:00
  • June 8, 2018
    18:30 - 21:00

With Atlantic Sea Kayaking. See Cork City from the water as you paddle under the bridges of the beautiful River Lee. You will be introduced to kayaking in an extremely safe and fun-filled half day trip while you take in the sights of the city, its river walls and bridges. You will be paddling in (more…)

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Address:
Lapps Quay, Cork


  • June 6, 2018
    20:00 - 22:00

The Molgoggers are a Sea Shanty and Maritime Song group based in Cobh. This eight strong, a-cappella ‘buoy band’ will perform traditional and new sea shanties and maritime songs, all sung in a robust and entertaining manner. There are plenty of simple repetitive choruses and audience participation is encouraged, and expected! Their set includes songs (more…)

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Address:
Carrolls Quay, Shandon, Cork


  • June 8, 2018
    11:00 - 16:45
  • June 9, 2018
    11:00 - 16:45

Tours at 11:00, 14:00 & 16:00 (45mins): With Belvelly Smoke House. Frank Hederman, a self-taught craftsman, is world-renowned for his smoked salmon. He has the only authentic timber smokehouse where fish are hung for smoking – including wild Irish Atlantic salmon caught on the Lee estuary. Take this rare opportunity to visit this smokehouse, a (more…)

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Venue Phone: (021) 481 1089

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Address:
Farm Cottage, Belvelly, Cobh


  • June 8, 2018
    15:00 - 16:30

With Swell Surf School. Surfing is exhilarating and a great workout! Be guided through your surf lesson with an experienced surf instructor, and catch your first wave at beautiful Inch Beach. You will be riding the waves before you know it. Entry: €25pp (€40pp for surf and coasteering lesson). Book: swellsurfschool@gmail.com (more…)

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Address:
East Cork, Co. Cork


  • June 8, 2018
    18:30 - 20:00

With Swell Surf School. Coasteering is an action packed adventure activity that takes place around the rocky coastline. It is a combination of adventure swimming, exploring gullies and caves using the movement of the swell and traversing the lower level rocks to jumping sites. You will be jumping from a height that is suitable to (more…)

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Address:
East Cork, Co. Cork


  • June 9, 2018
    11:00 - 17:00

With CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory. A day of free, family friendly activities that bring the importance of marine and astronomy science to life for all. 11:00 & 12:30 (60mins each): Learn about Marine Life with Cork Nature Network. MakeSpace workshop Join Cork Nature Network in a workshop learning about marine life. This is a children’s (more…)

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Venue Phone: +353 (21) 432 6120

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Address:
Blackrock, Cork City


  • June 9, 2018
    13:00 - 16:00

With Royal Cork Yacht Club. Explore the world’s oldest yacht club, situated in Cork Harbour. Pre-book a free sailing taster aboard a Club 1720 Sports Boat. Learn about RCYC’s Junior Sailing courses and Adult Sail training. There will be a display of Club dinghies on the lawn and visitors will be given the opportunity to (more…)

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Crosshaven, Co. Cork


  • June 9, 2018
    15:00 - 16:30

With Cobh Tourism. This is a great traditional family event. Fishing for crabs is child’s play and all from the safety of the promenade in Cobh. And don’t worry, all crabs are returned to the water once you have had a good peek at them. Come along and create some family memories. A line, bucket (more…)

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Address:
Cobh, Co. Cork


  • June 9, 2018
    16:00 - 19:00

With Meitheal Mara. Come along to the Port of Cork, at the Bonded Warehouses, for this very special maritime flavoured event. Get your taste buds going at our popular seafood market and sample yummy things such as paella, fish & chips, sushi, oysters and mussels. Have a row in a traditional currach, the beautiful 10 (more…)

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Address:
Port of Cork Marina, Cork City

Description:
Port of Cork Marina


  • June 9, 2018
    16:00 - 19:00

With Sail Training Ireland. Visit the magnificent tall ship Pelican of London during her stay in Cork Harbour. Built in 1948 she first served as an Arctic trawler and then a coastal trading vessel. In 2007, after a twelve year rebuild, she became a sail-training ship. Times of opening to be announced soon. FREE (more…)

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Address:
Port of Cork Marina, Cork City

Description:
Port of Cork Marina


  • June 9, 2018
    16:00 - 19:00

With the Irish Naval Service. The Irish Naval Service has been growing steadily over 72 years into the modern and uniquely Irish force we see today – one that ably protects Ireland’s maritime interests at home and contributes willingly to humanitarian efforts worldwide. Take this rare opportunity to tour a vessel and meet with members (more…)

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Address:
Port of Cork Marina, Cork City

Description:
Port of Cork Marina


  • June 10, 2018
    11:00 - 13:00

With Cork Model Yacht Club. The Cork Model Yacht Club celebrates its 80th year in existence at the Lough, based on official records dating from 1938. Come and enjoy a demonstration of competitive radio controlled model yacht racing based on the International One Meter Racing Class. These yachts cover a meter every 20 seconds and (more…)

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Address:
The Lough, Togher, Cork City, 00


  • June 10, 2018
    17:00 - 19:00

With Sandycove Swimming Club. From Port of Cork to Blackrock Village. The colourful Rebel Plunge is back and marks the final water-based event of the festival. Come along and cheer the participants on, as they enter the water at Port of Cork, or welcome them at Blackrock Village as they complete the 3.8km open water (more…)

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Address:
Port of Cork Marina, Cork City

Description:
Port of Cork Marina