Family Fun

  • May 17, 2019 - June 12, 2019
    10:00 - 17:30

With Cllr Kieran McCarthy & Meitheal Mara. Cork City Library hosts the exhibition of prize-winning model boats created by Cork’s young and talented boat builders. The exhibition is the result of a popular and long-running project which encourages primary and secondary school children to design and build model boats from recycled materials. All model boats (more…)

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Address:
Cork City Library, Grande Parade, Cork City


  • June 1, 2019 - June 9, 2019
    00:00

Cobh is offering seafood specials during Festival Week. Watch the world sail by while you enjoy what the chefs have to offer – or dream of sailing out the harbour on one of the liners! Nothing as relaxing as seafood by the sea. Participating are WatersEdge Hotel, Quays Restaurant, Commodore Hotel, Titanic Restaurant, Leonardo’s, Grand (more…)

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Address:
Cork, Ireland


  • June 1, 2019 - June 14, 2019
    09:30 - 17:30

Have you ever wondered what interesting things happen behind the scenes of workplaces in the city? This is exactly what pupils from Greenmount NS and Bunscoil Chríost Rí had the opportunity to explore. This year’s exhibition is the culmination of the pupils’ journey from the river to open sea, working with Meitheal Mara, Ballycotton SeaFood (more…)

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Address:
City Hall, Anglesea St, Centre., Cork, Ireland


  • June 1, 2019 - June 9, 2019
    10:00 - 15:00

With Spike Island. Take the ferry to Spike Island for a fully guided tour of Fortress Spike. Learn all about the world’s second largest natural harbour and hear stories of shipwrecks like the Lusitania, Titanic and the Aud.  Once your tour is complete use your free map and downloadable app to explore our beautiful Ring (more…)

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Address:
Cobh, Co. Cork


  • June 1, 2019
    10:30 - 20:00

With Meitheal Mara. Ocean to City – An Rás Mór is Ireland’s largest multi-craft rowing and paddling race, attracting over 600 participants from Ireland, the UK, The Netherlands and beyond. Watch the spectacular fleet of 250 boats as they compete in this challenging race, featuring everything from traditional wooden boats, currachs, gigs, Chinese dragon boats, (more…)

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Address:
Cork Harbour


  • June 1, 2019 - June 2, 2019
    11:00 - 15:00

11:00 Seaman’s Memorial Mass 15:00 Blessing of the Boats & Festival Parade ‘Celebrating Diversity in Music & Dance’. Celebrations also include: Fri 31 May, 19:00, Historic Walking Tour, starting from the Maritime Museum. Sat 1 June, 11:00-13:00, Children’s Story Telling & Art in the Library; Sat 1 June, 12:00-15:00,Diversity on Display, PACE Centre.   FREE (more…)

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Address:
Passage West, Co. Cork


  • June 1, 2019
    11:30 - 12:45
  • June 2, 2019
    11:30 - 12:45
  • June 3, 2019
    11:30 - 12:45

With Ocean Escapes Departing. A brand new festival event! Departing from the heart of Cork city, this cruise takes in sights such as the newly developed Pairc Uí Chaoimh, Blackrock Castle and the Docklands. Follow the river down past Passage, Monkstown and the Irish Naval Base before entering the historic town of Cobh – the (more…)

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Address:
Port of Cork Marina, Cork City

Description:
Port of Cork Marina


  • June 1, 2019
    12:00 - 17:00
  • June 2, 2019
    12:00 - 17:00
  • June 3, 2019
    12:00 - 17:00

With Camden Fort Meagher. Marvel over the spectacular views of Cork Harbour from the impressive heights of Camden Fort Meagher. With 65% of the fort located underground in a labyrinth of tunnels and chambers, it is internationally recognised as one of the finest remaining coastal artillery forts of its kind. The attraction offers a host (more…)

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Address:
Camden Road, Crosshavenhill, Crosshaven


  • June 1, 2019 - June 9, 2019
    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 fort’s history, 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 to protect (more…)

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Address:
Barrack Street, Cork City


  • June 1, 2019
    14:00 - 15:30

With Circus Factory. Arrrrh – ahoy, me hearties! Come learn to climb a rope, walk the plank and spring forth on a trampoline into the abyss. All this, and more! Join our fun-filled afternoon of pirate circus training for 7-12 year olds. Pirate costumes strongly encouraged.   Entry: €12pp (Ages 7-12yrs). Book: http://buytickets.at/circusfactorycork/241028 (more…)

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Address:
Centre Park House, Centre Park Road, Cork City


  • June 1, 2019 - June 9, 2019
    20:00 - 21:15

With Cork Ghost Tours Tour. A one-hour walking tour that aims to fright and delight! Join us as we wander through the streets of the olde city, giving voice to the Spirit of Cork! Finely mixing local ghost stories, Cork’s rich maritime history and fun frights. Tales of Old Cork, pirates, ghosts, and restless spirits! (more…)

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Address:
Emmett Pl, Centre, Cork, Ireland


  • June 2, 2019
    10:30 - 13:00
  • June 3, 2019
    10:30 - 13:00
  • June 9, 2019
    10:30 - 13:00

With Bishopstown Orienteering Club. Take part in a day of outdoor fun with your family while exploring some of Cork Harbour’s most beautiful woodlands. Orienteering involves great survival skills including map reading and navigation and is suitable for people of all ages and levels of fitness. Show up any time to participate – instructions will (more…)

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  • June 2, 2019
    12:00 - 15:00

With Crosshaven Development Committee and UCC MaREI Centre. Come along to the ‘3 for the Sea’ launch event and learn about our marine environment, its amazing inhabitants, the threats posed by marine litter, and actions we can take to help protect our oceans.  Beach clean, rock pool exploration, marine themed arts & crafts, and hands-on (more…)

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Address:
Kilmichael East, Ferry Road, Co. Cork, Cork, Ireland


  • June 2, 2019
    13:00 - 16:00

With Royal Cork Yacht Club. Try sailing at the world’s oldest yacht club, situated in Cork Harbour. Pre-book a free sailing taster aboard a club 1720 Sports Boat, and find out more about the various sailing courses available. There will be a display of club dinghies and visitors can learn about the different styles of (more…)

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Address:
Crosshaven, Co. Cork


  • June 3, 2019
    10:00 - 17:00

With SailCork. A fun and exciting day out for the family! Come to the picturesque eastern side of Cork Harbour at East Ferry and get kitted out and afloat with SailCork’s qualified Instructors. Learn the ropes with some dinghy or yacht sailing; enjoy a jaunt in a power-boat or paddle your very own kayak. There (more…)

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Address:
Marlogue, East Ferry


  • June 3, 2019
    10:30
  • June 3, 2019
    12:00
  • June 3, 2019
    13:30
  • June 9, 2019
    10:30
  • June 9, 2019
    12:00
  • June 9, 2019
    13:30

With Cork Sea Safari. 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 magnificent harbour and the many sights that are situated (more…)

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Address:
17 Westbourne Place, Cobh


  • Workshop
    June 3, 2019
    14:00 - 15:30
  • Tour
    June 3, 2019
    14:00 - 14:45

With Crawford Art Gallery. Plunge into an underwater wonderland with this fun children’s art workshop. Bring on the colours of the ocean and its creatures – and come create a watery world in the Crawford Art Gallery. And while the kids are getting crafty, join a tour of the exhibition Mary Swanzy: Voyages, with over (more…)

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Address:
Emmett Pl, Centre, Cork, Ireland


  • June 4, 2019 - June 9, 2019
    10:00 - 17:00

With Port of Cork & UCC MaREI. An exhibit of some of the 3D Art projects submitted to the intiaitve.  Themed ‘Maintaining a Healthy Harbour’ the initiative aims to make school children aware of marine litter and the detrimental effects it can have on our oceans, harbour and shorelines. With the help of MaREI, classes (more…)

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Address:
Custom House St, Centre, Cork, Ireland


  • June 4, 2019
    18:30 - 20:30
  • June 5, 2019
    18:30 - 20:30
  • June 7, 2019
    18:30 - 20:30

With SailCork. How about having a go at small boat sailing or taking a ride on a speedboat ? No getting wet, no wetsuits. Come to beautiful East Ferry where your Instructor will take you for a sail or a jaunt on a RIB in our sheltered waters. Learn the parts of the boat, what (more…)

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Address:
East Ferry, Cobh


  • June 6, 2019
    18:30 - 21:00
  • June 7, 2019
    18:30 - 21:00

With SailCork. This is your chance to get aboard a yacht in Cork Harbour. See how the sails take the wind and experience the boat dancing on the movements of the sea – an amazing feeling! Come and join this 2.5hr sail on a 36ft yacht – join the crew and learn some basic sailing (more…)

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Address:
East Ferry, Cobh


  • June 7, 2019 - June 9, 2019
    10:00 - 18:00

Presented by: Cork City Council and the Inter-Departmental Marine Coordination Group. Ahoy there matey! SeaFest is delighted to Celebrate Our Seas at Cork city’s quays from Friday, 7th to Sunday, 9th June. The national maritime festival, presented by Cork City Council and the Inter-Departmental Marine Coordination Group (MCG), will offer free family fun across the (more…)

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Address:
Custom House St, Centre, Cork, Ireland


  • June 7, 2019
    19:00 - 20:00

With Nano Nagle Place. Join the Molgoggers sea shanty and maritime song group in the beautiful Goldie Chapel, a space designed to enhance the sound of the human voice. What a magical combination!  This eight strong, a-cappella  ‘buoy band’ have a fabulous repertoire – and between them they have over 100 years of sea service (more…)

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Address:
Douglas St, Centre, Cork, Cork, Ireland


  • June 8, 2019
    10:00 - 13:00

With the Irish Currach Association. PART OF SEAFEST VILLAGE This seminar will showcase a community based approach towards the stewardship and preservation of Ireland’s iconic boat, the currach. Combining perspectives from people who build, row and appreciate this unique craft, the event will inform the process of submission to attain UNESCO recognition for this significant, (more…)

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Address:
eglinton street, cork, Munster, Ireland


  • June 8, 2019
    15:00 - 17:00

With Naomhóga Chorcaí & Cork Dragons. PART OF SEAFEST VILLAGE. Join the coordinators of Cork Harbour Festival and have a go in a traditional currach or a Chinese dragon boat. Fun for old and for young! Meitheal Mara is Cork’s community boatyard, training centre and charity. The organisation works to promote and foster maritime culture (more…)

Venue:  

Address:
Port of Cork Marina, Cork City

Description:
Port of Cork Marina


  • June 9, 2019
    11:30 - 12:30

With Cork Nature Network. Come to the beautiful Blackrock Castle and join this children’s workshop about marine life. What species do we have on our local shores? And what swims around in our seas? In this creative workshop, children will get the opportunity to make posters. Presented by Cork Nature Network, who promote and encourage (more…)

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Venue Phone: +353 (21) 432 6120

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Address:
Blackrock, Cork City


  • June 9, 2019
    11:30 - 13:30

With Blackrock Sailing Club. A sailing event for spectators to enjoy from the shore in Blackrock village. Blackrock Sailing Club will organise a series of team races with invited teams from around Cork Harbour. A fun event to watch and compete in, two teams of three boats each will do short 6-10 min. races. Team (more…)

Venue:  

Address:
Blackrock Lodge, Blackrock Rd, Blackrock, Cork, Ireland


  • June 9, 2019
    13:00 - 14:30

With Cobh Tourism. Fishing for crabs is child’s play in Cobh.  Have a go and see what will bite! This is great fun for the whole family and all crabs are returned to the safety of the sea once you’ve had a good peek at them. A line, bucket and bait will be supplied. From (more…)

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Address:
Cobh, Co. Cork


  • June 9, 2019
    13:30 - 15:00

With Sandycove S.C. The colourful Rebel Plunge is back and marks the final day 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 swim. You can follow the swimmers along a spectator (more…)

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Address:
Custom House St, Centre, Cork, Ireland


  • June 9, 2019
    14:00

With Swell Surf School. “There are a million ways to surf, and as long as you’re smiling you’re doing it right.” Surfing is great fun, it is also a full workout for the body! You will never forget catching your first wave on a surfboard. Come along to beautiful Inch Beach, East Cork and have (more…)

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Address:
East Cork, Co. Cork


  • June 9, 2019
    16:00 - 18:00

With CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory. PART OF SEAFEST VILLAGE. Joining the SeaFest 2019, CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory will be bringing astronomy to the city! Come check out the moon through their telescopes and chat with resident astronomers. If you’ve never used a telescope before, this is the perfect opportunity. See you there!   FREE (more…)

Venue:  

Address:
Kennedy Quay, Cork, Munster, Ireland