Spike Island

Spike Island

Exploring this historic island in Cork Harbour is your opportunity to immerse yourself in 300 years of Irish history and 104 acres of beautiful nature. In the last 1300 years Spike Island has been host to a 7th century Monastery, a 24-acre Fortress, and the largest convict depot in the world.  A short ferry ride…

Cobh Heritage Centre

Cobh Heritage Centre

A journey of beauty, drama, emotion and learning awaits at the Cobh Heritage Centre in Cobh’s beautifully restored Victorian railway station. Between 1845 and 1851, over 1 500 000 people emigrated from Ireland to flee starvation during the famine.  The Queenstown Story at the Cobh Heritage Centre tells the tale of this mass exodus when…

The Midleton Distillery Experience

The Midleton Distillery Experience

The Midleton Distillery Experience takes you on a journey from past to present to experience how this famous triple-distilled drink is made. You’ll enjoy a guided tour of the key distillery buildings, including the Micro distillery.  A ‘Behind the Scenes’  tour gives you a deeper insight into the history, production, stories and enjoyment of Jameson…

Fota Wildlife Park

Fota Wildlife Park

Guaranteed to Delight One of Ireland’s Top Ten Visitor Attractions and a leading tourism, wildlife and conservation centre, Fota Wildlife Park is an attraction that’s guaranteed to delight every member of your family. A 100-acre (40 ha) wildlife park located on Fota Island, just a 40-minute drive from Youghal, the attraction is a not-for-profit charity…