Cork Travel Guide

Articles about Cork

By John Schwartz
It is indeed rare to pass a single mile without encountering an object to which some marvellous fiction is attached. Every lake, mountain, ruin of church or castle, rath and boreen, has its legendary tale; the Faeries people every wild spot; the B...
By Anya von Bremzen
Here's how I imagined it: I'd buy a gnarled walking stick and go wandering through shamrock-green villages, on the prowl for shining examples of colcannon, boxty, stampy, and champ. I'd commune with wild sheep on the moors . . . catch silvery salm...
By Susan Welsh
As founding president of Ritz-Carlton, hotelier Horst Schulze has long been a pioneer in the world of service. He’s now aiming to put a new stamp on luxury by creating intimate all-suite properties in Europe, Asia, Mexico, and the United States, ...
Before leaving New York for Schloss Velden, in southern Austria, and Capella Castlemartyr, in County Cork, Ireland, just as I was choosing which ties to pack and about to oven-dry some tomatoes, Benjamin and Iona called, identifying themselves as ...

Hotels in Cork

Part of a chain of businessmen's hotels with the blandness of urban boutique lodgings. The property does have a few delights, like a library of books by Irish authors in the lobby, and an airy bar overlooking the river.

Things to do in Cork

A new-age bar in the Jury Cork hotel with plate glass and sleek iron fireplaces.