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Posted on 28 July 2017

So my latest wandering in our great city was a trip to the Crawford Art Gallery, just 10 minutes’ walk from Hotel Isaacs, to see their latest exhibition by visual artist Orla Barry entitled “Breaking Rainbows”. I can’t honestly say that I’m a massive lover of contemporary art but wow, I cannot st...

Posted on 29 June 2017

Statistically, Cork City is Ireland’s second largest city, however, to the locals and tourists, it has been noted second to none! With its lively pubs, historic landmarks, and beautiful stretches of waterfront, Cork City is often referred to as the “real capital of Ireland’. With its hipster infu...

Posted on 09 June 2017

Everyone has a bucket list. Some want to swim with dolphins or sharks, others want to learn to play an instrument, then we have the ones who want to travel the world! See the Taj Mahal, go on an African safari, or visit the Egyptian pyramids. However, there is a hidden gem in Cork, Ireland that m...

Posted on 12 April 2017

One of the most important holidays in Ireland apart from St. Patrick’s day is Easter. As a celebration of new life in all its forms, many choose this time to travel for new adventures, or to be closer to family, both of which are a great opportunity to get outdoors and partake in some fun activit...

Posted on 06 February 2017

When guests visit our Cork city hotel I often get asked "what are my favourite things to do in Cork?". With so many options you can't always fit them all in over a few days so priortising is necessary and what better way to do this than by asking a local? Below are the five things I always sugges...