Great Videos and Photos of the Best Places and Things to see in Cork City Ireland. For the independent traveller who is interested in seeing places while planning their next trip. Or for anyone who likes to be close to nature and see the quieter parts of the country or city
Cork City islocated on the banks of the River Lee and capital of Munster. The city is fairly small with a personanable atmosphere. It's an excellent base for exploring the countryside both east and west of the city.
Explore the city along the River Lee - the centre of the city lies on a isle where the river splits and later rejoins.
The English Market is popular with vsitors and Cork residents, with its plentiful supply of fresh meat and vegatables.
The River Lee divides into two on the western side of the city, creating an island or Isle de Cork or Cork City.
River Lee (north)
The River Lee curves around the city rejoinging with its southern branch, forming a broader sweep of water along the docks.
The docks are just below the city centre and are planned for rejuvenation over the next few years.
The southern branch of the River Lee broadens as it approaches the city centre.
The docks on the south of the city in times gone by would have been a hive of activity with loading and unloading vessels. Today the area is good for strolling along the banks of the River Lee.