Walks & Talks

  • June 3, 2017
    09:00 - 18:00

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 stories. Book Here: Titanic (more…)

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


  • June 3, 2017
    10:30 - 13:00
  • June 3, 2017
    11:00 - 13:30

Cork people are enormously proud of their food and consider Cork to be the Food Capital of Ireland. Quite rightly! The Cork Fab Food Trail is a relaxed and highly-engaging food stroll with a local and experienced guide. Be brought to places that are off the usual food route where tastings are generous and the (more…)

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Cork City


  • June 3, 2017 - June 11, 2017
    11:00 - 12:00

With the Titanic Trail Departs from Commodore Hotel A 60 minute gentle stroll through the architecturally preserved heritage town of Cobh, exploring the diverse and magnificent history of Cork Harbour and its environs. The engaging narrative brings together the amazing maritime, emigrant and social history of the area. Book Here:  Titanic Trail  Special price of €8pp; (more…)


  • June 3, 2017 - June 11, 2017
    11:00 - 15:00

                  Ferry from Kennedy Pier Take the ferry to Spike Island and enjoy a guided tour of Fortress Spike.  Festival goers receive free entry to the special exhibition ‘Cork Harbour – History and Heritage’ as part of their tour, held in the beautiful former church Mitchel hall.   (more…)


  • June 3, 2017 - June 11, 2017
    13:00 - 13:45

Take a guided tour of Elizabeth Fort; the early 17th century star fort 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. The fort was built to (more…)

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Barrack Street, Cork City


  • June 3, 2017
    16:50 - 20:10
  • June 4, 2017
    16:50 - 20:10
  • June 3, 2017
    17:50 - 20:50
  • June 4, 2017
    17:50 - 20:50

Take the ferry to Spike Island for a fully guided tour of Fortress Spike, followed by a welcome break in the cafe with Irish music.  Then it’s on to beautiful Mitchel hall for a special ‘Cork Harbour – History and Heritage’ exhibition evening event with talks, readings and music. The exhibition will be accompanied by (more…)

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Spike Island, Cobh, Co. Cork


  • June 3, 2017 - June 11, 2017
    19:00 - 20:15

Cork Ghost Tour aims to fright and delight! Wander the streets of olde Cork, waking the dead, and having the time of your lives! We take in the sights, interweave local ghost stories and Cork’s maritime history. There will be plenty of comedy and boo-scares too! Recommended for families, friends and couples. Tour begins at (more…)

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Cork City


  • June 4, 2017
    10:30 - 16:30

With Cork Harbour Heritage Alliance. Roche’s Point Lighthouse Open Day is an exciting and unique opportunity to visit this iconic lighthouse which sits at the entrance of Cork Harbour. Visit the U.S. Navy 1917 exhibition and take part in historical talks about the region. Cork Harbour Heritage Alliance is made up of people from Roche’s (more…)

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Cork Harbour, Co. Cork


  • June 4, 2017
    11:00 - 13:00

With Cork Nature Network. Bring your camera and join award-winning wildlife photographer Tom Mason on a guided walk along Cobh Harbour. Learn photographic techniques and get camera feedback while taking photographs of the wildlife and stunning scenery. A not-to-be missed opportunity to learn from an expert in the field. All levels of expertise and ages (more…)

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Cobh, Co. Cork


  • June 6, 2017
    13:10 - 14:00

With Dept. of History UCC. Presented by Dr John Borgonovo who lectures in the School of History at UCC, and has written extensively about Cork City during the revolutionary period. He is the associate editor of the forthcoming Atlas of the Irish Revolution. Lunchtime Lectures were a hugely popular event last year so come early (more…)

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North Main Street, Cork City


  • June 7, 2017
    13:10 - 14:00

With Dept. of History UCC. Presented by Damian Shiels who is a historian and one of Ireland’s leading battlefield archaeologists. He has surveyed harbour defences across County Cork, and is currently leading the project: ‘Landscapes of Revolution: The Archaeology of Ireland’s War of Independence’. Chaired by Dr. John Borgonovo. Lunchtime Lectures were a hugely popular (more…)

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North Main Street, Cork City


  • June 8, 2017
    13:10 - 14:00

With Dept. of History UCC. Presented by Rachel Murphy, who is a research fellow working on ‘Deep Maps’, a multi-disciplinary study of West Cork coastal cultures and maritime environment from Clonakilty to Bantry Bay.  She recently submitted her PhD dissertation for examination, which studies place, community, and landholding on the Courtown Estate, on the Wexford (more…)

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North Main Street, Cork City


  • ferry times (arr/dep)
    June 10, 2017
    17:00 - 20:40
  • ferry times (arr/dep)
    June 10, 2017
    17:45 - 21:00
  • ferry times (arr/dep)
    June 11, 2017 - June 12, 2017
    17:00 - 20:40
  • ferry times (arr/dep)
    June 11, 2017 - June 12, 2017
    17:45 - 21:00

Ferry from Kennedy Pier, Cobh Take the ferry to Spike Island for a fully guided tour of Fortress Spike followed by a welcome break in the cafe with Irish music.  Then it’s on to beautiful Mitchel hall for a special ‘Cork Harbour – History and Heritage’ exhibition evening event, with talks, readings and music. The (more…)

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Spike Island, Cobh, Co. Cork


  • June 11, 2017
    11:00 - 12:30

In conjunction with Cork Harbour Festival, UCC Creative and Cork Midsummer Festival, UCC Women’s Studies will host a Public Talk by Carl Cordonnier & Professor Jools Gilson about Unveiled Horizons, as part of the UCC conference – Women’s Voices in Ireland: from the decade of revolution to the decade of centenaries (9 – 11 June) (more…)

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Custom House Quay, Cork City


  • June 11, 2017
    13:30 - 18:00

With Inch Hideaway. A great  opportunity to learn about edible seaweed through a guided foraging walk on the shore front of Roche’s Point with Marine Biologist Frances Gallagher. Seaweed cooking and cosmetic preparation will follow at Inch Hideaway, close to Inch Beach, where you will discover the variety of tastes of edible seaweed and learn (more…)

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Cork Harbour, Co. Cork