Open Air On Dry Land

  • 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
    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
    19:00 - 22:30

With Spike Island. Johnny Cash’s prison performances became legendary in musical circles as he played to some of the most hardened criminals. Marking 50 years since Johnny Cash played his infamous San Quentin prison gig, Spike Island are proud to present premier tribute act ‘Strictly Cash’ performing the man in black’s greatest hits. Join us (more…)

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Address:
Spike Island, Cobh


  • 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 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…)

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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 - 16:00

With Cllr Kieran McCarthy. PART OF SEAFEST VILLAGE A historical walking tour exploring the evolution of Cork Docklands from the late eighteenth century through nineteenth century reclamation to industrialisation. The built fabric of Cork Docklands has always been a place of change and remains a space of varied architectural styles and hidden historic gems. This (more…)

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Address:
Victoria Road, Ballintemple., Cork, Ireland


  • 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…)

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Address:
Kennedy Quay, Cork, Munster, Ireland