☘️ 🇮🇪 Video stories of Cork attractions

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We’ve compiled stories of local legends and tales surrounding many of Cork’s local landmarks. Starring – none other – than myself. Let Dara: rebel-in-chief of Rebel City Tour take you through the sites of Cork City so you can know before you go!

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1. Take a true Cork experience with the Rebel City Walking Tour of Cork

The Rebel City Tour is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Cork, and for good reason. This TripAdvisor, 5-star rated tour takes visitors on a journey through Cork’s struggle during the War of Independence. Showcasing its rebellious spirit and culture. Discover tales of heroes and villains from Cork’s rebel past. Book your place now.

2. Ring the famous Shandon Bells while looking over all of Cork City

St. Anne’s Church, also known as Shandon Church, is a historic church located in the Shandon neighbourhood of Cork City. The church dates back to the 18th century and is known for its distinctive red and white tower, which can be seen from many parts of the City.

3. Pay respects to this feminist hero and Cork legend – Nano Nagle.

Nano Nagle Place is a cultural and heritage center located in the heart of Cork City. This former convent has been transformed into a modern space that celebrates the life and work of Nano Nagle, a Cork hero who educated young Catholic girls and boys in the City during the Penal Laws in the 18th century.

4. Visit Cork’s favourite park and walk across the Shakey Bridge

Fitzgerald Park is a beautiful public park located in the heart of Cork City. The park features lush gardens, a pond, and several historic buildings, including the Cork Public Museum. One of the highlights of the park is the Shakey Bridge, a pedestrian suspension bridge that offers stunning views of the River Lee and the surrounding area.

5. Immerse yourself in Cork City history, visit Elizabeth Fort

Elizabeth Fort is a 17th-century fort located in the heart of Cork City. The fort was originally built in 1601 by Sir George Carew and was later rebuilt in 1624 by the English forces. It was named after Queen Elizabeth I and played a crucial role in the defence of Cork City during the Williamite War in the late 17th century.

6. View the spectacular St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral in the City centre

St. Fin Barre’s (pronounced Finbarr) Cathedral is a stunning Gothic-style cathedral located in the heart of Cork City. The cathedral was built in the 19th century and is dedicated to St. Fin Barre, the patron saint of Cork.

Are there any other attractions or landmarks in Cork City that we haven’t included here? Let us know in the comments.

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