Ring of Cork

From Family Fun and Adventure Breaks, Historic Trails, Romantic Getaways, Sporting Stays, Beach Walks and Spa-breaks!

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The ring of Cork has it all

Come explore a small corner of Ireland’s Ancient East

“The Ring of Cork is a place where you come to explore to immerse yourself in our rich History and Culture, to enjoy and leave with Memories”

From Tall ships to Tall tales, castles and cathedrals, forts & convict prisons, cruise liners to beautiful beaches, open golf to open arms, emigration to outdoor adventure, Heritage towns to walking trails, Sunken ships to sinking pints, maritime to monkeys, stately homes to farmers markets.

The Ring of Cork has it all –and then some.

Come to explore – leave wanting more.”

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How to get IRONMAN ready

The long awaited and much anticipated IRONMAN Ireland, Cork is fast approaching. The event is expected to bring 2,670 athletes from 62 countries across the world, as well as an expected €8 million boost to the local economy! What do IRONMAN athletes want? Many Ring Of...

Youghal is being transformed as it gets ready to welcome the Ironman triathlon

The international sporting cavalcade is the biggest thing to hit the East Cork town since ‘Moby Dick’, writes Christy Parker The East Cork town of Youghal is fast becoming a place transformed as it prepares to welcome Ironman Cork. Hundreds of volunteers have offered...

Fáilte Ireland Tourism Funding

Platforms for Growth - A Programme for Tourism Investment 2019-2022 Fáilte Ireland’s major new capital investment programme worth €150 million is called Platforms for Growth, and will run from 2019 to 2022. Major new visitor attractions of scale will be developed and...

Ring Of Cork FAM Trip to ZipIt

Taking a well-earned break from the daily hustle and bustle of their businesses, our Ring Of Cork members took part in a Familiarisation Trip on Thursday morning the 4th April to experience all that ZipIt in Farran Woods had to offer. Some of our cohorts were well...

‘Risky Business’ Insurance Workshop

Risky Business Workshop   RISKY BUSINESS: A practical workshop to help you manage insurable risk in your business. DETAILS When?​ June 11th 2019 Where?​ Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island, Cork What time?​ 8.30 - 14.30 (To include tea & coffee and lunch) BACKGROUND...

Fáilte Ireland IRONMAN Customer Service Training

Get Fáilte Ireland’s IRONMAN Ireland Cork Charter and let your customers know you care about them. Fáilte Ireland are running a workshop near you to help you get the most from IRONMAN Ireland Cork. The three-hour workshop will help you to get an understanding of what...

The Digital World of Tourism Conference

This Digital Marketing Conference is all about showcasing the opportunities of the online world within the tourism market. It is all about helping people create engaging content, grow their following and to capture the attention of the travel audience in the digital...

Blue Flag Status returns to Redbarn Beach

Redbarn Beach has been awarded the Blue Flag again this year, this is a fantastic start to the 2019 tourism season. Redbarn Beach is unique in East Cork as the only beach with this accolade. The Blue Flag is one of the world’s most familiar eco-labels. At beaches, the...

The Old Thatch, Killeagh Open their new Deli

The Old Thatch Killeagh who have been proudly serving the village of Killeagh since 1650 have just unveiled their brand new Deli as an addition to the existing bar and restaurant! Providing everything from ice cream and hot & cold food, to sandwiches and rolls....

Oriel House Hotel Awarded Irish Hotel of The Year 2019

The Oriel House Hotel has been awarded Irish Hotel of the Year 2019 and both Munster and Regional 4 Star Hotel of The Year at the The Irish Hotel Awards 2019. Congratulations to the whole team at the Oriel House for this brilliant achievement recognizing the hotel's...

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