What's on in Cork

The Michael Dywer Festival

A small but prestigious irish music festival which takes place at the tip of the Beara Peninsula in the beautiful …

Litfest

This is descriped as a Food and Drink Literacy Festival – and yes, that’s ‘literacy’, not …

Glow: A Cork Christmas Celebration

At the heart of Glow is a special free Christmas event for kids at Bishop Lucey Park, with a trip through Santa's …

Indiependence

This music and arts festival is small by festival standards with a limit to of just 5000 tickets, which makes for a …

City Spectacular

This event is build around free events in two city parks – Merrions Square in Dublin and Fitzgerald Park in Cork …

Cork Film Festival

Running annually since 1956, this is one of Ireland’s premier cultural events, with a loyal and ever-increasing …

Guinness Kinsale Jazz Fringe Festival

An offshoot of the Cork Jazz Festival this event has a slightly less frenetic pace than the larger festival but there is …

Cork Folk Festival

A feast of folk music and dance events of all kinds to more than 40 venues, including an outdoor ceili with more than 10.

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Cork French Film Festival

The French Film Festival screens 35mm feature films, documentaries, short films and educational films in French.

Cork Midsummer Festival

Encompassing theatre, dance, music, visual arts, food, street performers and even circus, this 16 day festival in …

Ballydehob Jazz Festival

This is a small friendly jazz festival held in the lovely West Cork village of Ballydehob and is one that you should get …

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

Since 1978 Ireland's biggest and longest established jazz event and has hundreds of musicians and many thousands of …

Live at the Marquee

This eclectic series of events, held in a marquee in Cork's Docklands, started when the city was European Capital of …

Clonakilty International Guitar Festival

For lovers of guitar music this is the place to be in September.

Calves Week

This is every bit as much as social event as a sailing regatta, which isn't to say that the competition is not keen, it …

Cork International Choral Festival

An annual feast for those who love choral music, this festival brings highly rated choirs from all over the world to …