Kinsale Cork Day Trip from Hotel Isaacs Cork


Kinsale is the jewel in the crown of County Cork. This gorgeous town is located on the southern coast of Ireland and has a rich history, postcard-worthy scenes, interesting attractions and plenty of opportunities to keep active while enjoying the Irish countryside. Hotel Isaacs in Cork city is ideally located as a base for your day trip to Kinsale with buses departing regularly from the city centre. Here are some of the best bits, not to be missed on your Kinsale To...

Kinsale Lighthouse


City life is great, especially in the gorgeous city of Cork. We have everything we need practically on the doorstep of our Hotel Isaacs Cork; great shopping, interesting museums and cathedrals and the best pub culture you could hope for. Despite everything in the city, it’s good to escape from the big smoke and explore the wilder parts of the county on a day trip. If you’ve seen enough of city life and want to explore the picturesque harbours, castles and coastline of the south-west, Cork has...


Ah spring!  Long time, no see!  It’s been a while!  Is there really any better time of year than spring? Seeing the evenings getting longer, hearing the birds singing again and watching the daffodils dancing in the breeze-it’s almost enough to inspire a poem that Wordsworth himself would be proud of.  Alas, you are stuck with me and my humble blogging with some of my favourite things to do this spring in our favourite city of Cork, all from our little oas...

St Patricks Day Decorations Hotel Isscas Cork


After what has only felt like an eternity, January is finally over!  We can look forward to longer evenings, better weather (wishful thinking?) and best of all, a return to one of the many things that Cork does best - festivals!   The month of March is really when things start kicking off.  What better festival to set anyone’s pulses racing than the annual St Patrick’s Day festival.  It’s wild!  It’s crazy!  It’s the one time of th...


Christmas has come and gone and we're bracing ourselves for the almighty task of taking down our decorations and facing into (what many deem) the dreariest month of the year. It does not have to be all doom and gloom though. In fact, January is one of our busiest months of the year for bookings. After all, they do say the best way to get over a holiday is to book another. Or maybe that’s just what we want to believe!  With this in mind, we have put together some of the top reas...