St. Patrick's Festival 2016 @ Cork Heritage Pubs

The St. Patrick’s Festival is always an electric time of year in Cork City, people line the streets for one of the best parades in the country; this year’s parade leading with a 1916 theme, and enough gigs and performances to suit all palates, and they are of course all…Read More »

Sin é voted top destination for St Patrick's Day

The good folks over at have voted Sin é as the number 2 destination worldwide to enjoy St. Patrick’s Day! check out the full list here To make the St. Patrick’s celebrations extra special this year the Cheltenham race festival kicks off March 15th! traditionally one of the best weeks…Read More »

Cork's heritage - right on our own doorstep!

It’s the same all over the world. To enjoy the heritage of your own city, we often need a visitor to come to town! In Cork, we’re lucky enough to have Heritage Day, an event run every summer since it was first organised as part of the European Capital of…Read More »

Putting on those walking shoes and explore Cork City!

Anyone that has had the chance to travel and explore some of the world’s most magnificent cities will tell you that there’s no better way to discover what a place has to offer than by taking to its streets and doing as the locals do. Cork’s pedestrian-friendly city centre is no…Read More »

The Crane: Hosting the best live music in Cork

ALL THIS G***h B****s talk got us thinking about the great live music you can enjoy seven nights a week and almost every day of the year in Cork’s Heritage Pubs.  Leeside has been home to many wonderfully incredible music talents over the decades and whether it’s rock, blues, jazz, traditional…Read More »

Recognising Corkonians: A simple guide

WHETHER YOU’RE A visitor to the city seeking out some of the best pubs in Cork or you’re a blow in (a resident, but not native of the county!) exploring new nightlife haunts via the Cork Heritage Pubs trail or Cork Beer Walks map, it’s important to be able to…Read More »

Plaudits for the Mutton Lane Inn

WE LOVE TO be nice to everyone, so you know you have to be one of the best pubs in Cork when people consider you to be ‘iconic’ and ‘original’ amongst other lovely things! ‘One of six pubs in Cork city you must drink in before…Read More »

Crane Lane brings the World Cup alive!

Packie Bonner, Jack Charlton, Ray Houghton, Robbie Keane… all names synonymous with Ireland’s World Cup campaigns of the past. The boys in green may not be representing our nation in Brazil this summer, but the Crane Lane Theatre is proving to be an ideal spot to watch the games on…Read More »

Craft beer has a natural home in Cork

Sitting in Sin É and taking in a live Irish trad music session recently, my friends & I struck up a discussion with a group of visitors from out of town. In Ireland on a two-week break, the group from Nashville in Tennessee had made the pub on Coburg Street their…Read More »

Cork in the spotlight as 'Kimye' visit

Hands up… …who scoffed out loud when they first heard that American rapper Kanye West and his new bride Kim Kardashian (open ANY magazine if you don’t know the name) had come to Cork for the beginning of their honeymoon – having married in a REALLY extravagant and expensive ceremony (apparently)…Read More »