Clarion Hotel Cork City
Lapps Quay, Cork City, Cork, Irelandhttp://www.clarionhotelcorkcity.com+ 353 (0)21 422 4900
Car Park Clarion Hotel Cork
Lapp's Quay(021) 422 4900Parking is available at the Lapps Quay Public Car Park which is located underneath the hotel where there is a €10 overnight rate available for guests of the hotel. A €10 daily rate is available for all day conference delegates visiting the hotel
City Hall Car Park Eglinton Street
Eglinton StreetQ-Park Car Park @ City Hall is another car park close to the hotel. The costs are €5 for 17 hours overnight from 5pm until 10am and €10 for 24 hours per car. There is a charge of €2.80 per hour for any additional hours after 10am. (This car park is located 100 yards of a walk from the hotel entrance) There is a set down area at the main hotel entrance for short-term drop offs only before you go to the Q-Park Car Park
Cork Airport (N71)
Kinsale Road(021) 431 3131The Clarion Hotel Cork is located in Cork City Centre and is only a 8KM journey from the Cork International Airport. Bus Eireann "Air Coach Service" provides a frequent bus service from Cork Airport to Cork Bus Station. Click here to download details on the bus service. Taxis are available from outside the arrivals hall at Cork Airport and cost from approximately €12-€14 to the Clarion Hotel Cork. You can also arrange Car Hire at the Cork International Airport. Our guest relations team would be happy to make some suggestions for you.
From Limerick (N20)
LimerickDirections from Limerick/ Mallow (N20) - (35kms) Start out at Mallow, Cork. Follow signs Cork (N20). Pass through the village of 'Rathduff'. Junction with R635 (Cork North Ring). At traffic signals turn right (Signposted City Centre-N20). Stay in left lane. Travel through 6 sets of traffic lights. At 7th set, Statoil Station on your left, Heineken Ireland on your right, take a left. Stay in left lane. At next set of light forward onto Coburg Street, at next set of lights forward onto MacCurtain St - stay in left lane. At the end of MacCurtain Street, turn right at the traffic lights onto Brian Boru Street. Stay in left lane (three lane traffic). At the next set of lights, travel forward, crossing the Brian Boru Bridge (wrought iron structure) Go through two more set of lights and the Clarion Hotel is on your left. (Turn left at 2nd set of lights to access car park)
From Dublin (M8)
DublinTake the M7 from Dublin and Exit left for Cork sign posted the M8 just after the Toll just after Portlaoise Travel to Cork: At the Dunkettle Interchange (N25), take 3rd exit to Cork City Centre. Junction with R639 At roundabout forward - direction city centre. Travel along Andersons Quay. Forward through 1st set of lights (Penrose Wharf on right) at Michael Collins Bridge. Transfer into left lane. At next set of traffic lights, bear left. Cross the Brian Boru Bridge (wrought iron structure). Go through two more set of lights and the Clarion Hotel is on your left. (Turn left at 2nd set of lights to access car park)
From Waterford (N25)
28 The Mall(051) 317 000Start out at Carrigtwohill, Cork. Follow signs Cork N25. Dunkettle Interchange (N8), Forward N8. Junction with R639. At roundabout forward - direction city centre. Travel along Andersons Quay. Forward through 1st set of lights (Penrose Wharf on right) at Michael Collins Bridge. Transfer into left lane. At next set of traffic lights, bear left. Cross the Brian Boru Bridge (wrought iron structure). Go through two more set of lights and the Clarion Hotel is on your left. (turn left at 2nd set of lights to access car park)
From Ringaskiddy Ferry Port (N28)
Ringaskiddy, Co. CorkStart out at Ringaskiddy, follow signs Cork N28. Junction with R612 at the ShannonPark Roundabout, take 2nd exit direction Cork (N28). Travel the direction of South Ring West - (N25 signposted Airport). At the Kinsale Road Roundabout, take 4th exit N27 (signposted City Centre) Travel through 2 sets of traffic lights-stay in middle lane. At 3rd set of traffic lights take a right-stay in left lane. Travel through 2 sets of lights and cross the bridge, passing through 2 more sets of lights. At the 2nd set of lights (Jury's Inn on the Corner, take a left). At the end of the street - bus station opposite you-take a left onto Deane Street and stay in left lane. Go through one more set of lights and the Clarion Hotel is on your left. (turn left at these set of lights to access car park)
From Killarney (N22)
Killarney, Co. KerryStart out at Ballincollig. Follow signs Cork- City Centre, N22, At Bandon Road Roundabout, take 3rd exit N25 (Signposted South Ring/ Ferryport). At Sarsfield Road Roundabout (Junction for Togher),take 2nd exit. At Kinsale Road Roundabout, take 2nd Exit N27 (Signposted City Centre). Travel through 2 sets of traffic lights-stay in middle lane. At 3rd set of traffic lights take a right-stay in left lane. Travel through 2 sets of lights and cross the bridge, passing through 2 more sets of lights. At the 2nd set of lights (Jury's Inn on the Corner, take a left). At the end of the street - bus station opposite you-take a left onto Deane Street and stay in left lane. Go through one more set of lights and the Clarion Hotel is on your left. (Turn left at these set of lights to access car park)
Fota Arboretum and Gardens
Irelandhttp://www.fotahouse.com(021) 481 2678FOTA Wildlife Park is not like an ordinary zoo. Wherever possible we have chosen animals that thrive in a free-range environment, which allows them to roam free, while mixed with other species and with us human visitors! FOTA House & Arboretum. This fine Regency-style building in a pleasant landscape setting on Fota Island, is complemented by the internationally renowned gardens and arboretum. The House is a celebration of fine craftsmanship and has a particularly well appointed kitchen. It reflects well the life-style of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Today it welcomes visitors to see the House itself and to enjoy the fare provided in the tea-room.
Carrigtohillhttp://www.moviejunction.ie089 446 1464Movie Junction is the world’s first covered, heated, tiered, fully catered drive-in movie theatre. And it´s right here in Cork. Watch the latest blockbusters, themed movies, and classic cinema from the comfort of your car as they bring you dinner, snacks and drinks, the sloping bays give you a perfect view, the canopy keeps you dry and the heaters keep you warm and fog-free. Movie Junction is light years ahead of traditional drive-in movie theatres and a night at a regular cinema will seem, well, boring, after this. Located in Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork, just 10km from the Clarion Hotel Cork on the N25 (Midleton/Waterford road) at the FOTA retail park.
English Market, Grand Parade, Corkhttp://www.englishmarket.ieLooking for fresh locally sourced produce for your stay in Cork? You need go no further than the English Market! Located in the centre of Cork city you can access it from a number of streets including; Grande Parade, Patrick Street, Princes Street and Oliver Plunkett Street. At the Grande Parade entrance, have a look at one of the oldest stalls in the market, selling nothing but two traditional Cork delicacies, tripe and drisheen.
Wandesford Quayhttp://www.corkprintmakers.ie(021) 432 2422ork Printmakers is the key fine art print facility for artists in the South of Ireland. Based in refurbished 19th century warehouses at Wandesford Quay in the centre of Cork City, the not-for-profit, fine art print workshop provides the facilities, materials, support and artistic opportunities for over eighty established and emerging artists. Activities include national and international exhibitions of members’ work, comprehensive adult education and artist-in-school programmes, as well as public lectures and artist residencies.
Cork Public Museum
Ireland(021) 427 0679
Cork Butter Museum Ltd
The Tony O’Reilly Centre, O'Connell Squarehttp://corkbutter.museum(021) 430 0600
Crawford Art Gallery
Emmett Plhttp://www.crawfordartgallery.ie(021) 480 5042Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, the city art museum for Cork, is dedicated to informing a wide audience about the significant role that the visual arts play in contemporary life and culture
Main Shopping Patrick Street
St Patrick's Street
Anglesea Street(021) 496 6222
Cork Opera House
Emmett Pl(021) 427 0022
Port Of Cork
Custom House St(021) 427 3125
St. Anne's Church
Church Sthttp://www.shandonbells.ie(021) 450 5906
University College Cork
College Roadhttp://www.ucc.ie/en(021) 490 3000
Cork Institute of Technology
Rossa Avenuehttp://www.cit.ie(021) 432 6100
http://www.blarneycastle.ie(021) 438 5252
The Jameson Experience
Distillery Walkhttp://www.tours.jamesonwhiskey.com(021) 461 3594
Cobh – Titanic Experience & Spike Island
Cobh Heritage Centre(021) 481 3591
Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium, Curraheen Rd, Co. Cork
Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium, Curraheen Rd, Co. Corkhttp://www.igb.ie/cork
Wild Atlantic Way
http://www.ireland.com/en-gb/wild-atlantic-way/kerry-to-corkWherever you go along the Wild Atlantic Way, you will encounter moments of magic, moments to treasure and experiences that you will want to return to again and again, and the great thing about the Wild Atlantic Way is that it all starts or finishes - which ever you decide - in Cork.
Rumleys Open Farm
Liberty Hill, Waterfall, Co Corkhttp://www.rumleysfarm.ie021 4885122A fun day out in Cork, one of Cork’s great Kids Attractions. Visit our working farm, see our exotic animals and pet some of our farm animals. We have a wide range of birds in our Aviaries, from Snowy Owls to Canaries. Take our 2km Tractor drawn trailer ride. Whatever the weather we have indoor and outdoor play areas. Enjoy food for all the family in our Farm Café or bring your own picnic, we have indoor and outdoor picnic areas.
Fitzgeralds Park, Mardyke WalkDiarmuid Gavin’s award winning Sky Gardens offer an impressive 3D Artist’s Impression which features Diarmuid Gavin’s Chelsea winning Sky Gardens & state of the art platform on the lawn which is in front of the museum and the beautiful restored Victorian Fountain and walled garden in Fitzgerald’s Park.