How would you spend a day in Cork? Some of our readers gave us their suggestions of the best things to do in the Rebel County.
Have a stroll around the shops and stalls in the English Market
— BellsofShandon (@BellsofShandon) May 19, 2015
It's so popular even Queen Elizabeth paid a visit back in 2011.
Ring the Shandon Bells at St Anne's Church like Juliet Murphy suggested and see some fantastic views of the city
Take a tour of Cork City Gaol
Grab a Beamish in one of the county's unique pubs
The Hi-B is a little pub on Oliver Plunkett St. to escape from it all. Be warned though, there aer no mobile phones allowed.
Enjoy some chips at one of Ireland's finest take-away's - KC's
The queues are legendary (and long) but are worth the wait for KC's signature King Creole.
Visit one of the country's best cinemas - Triskel Christchurch
Located at the heart of the city in what was once a church, the Triskel is a very popular spot for film fans.
Have a walk around one Ireland's most beautiful campuses, University College Cork and visit the Glucksman Gallery
Not bad for a Friday the 13th! RT @fionakearneyMarch 13, 2015
not to mention the Glucksman Gallery, one of the nicest buildings I've ever visited: pic.twitter.com/qWPAkSoy2I— pär hedefält (@prhedefalt) September 24, 2014
Gaze at the stars at Blackrock Castle observatory
Visit the animals at Fota Wildlife Park.
Take in a sporting event at one of the many sports grounds around Cork
Hurling in Páirc Uí Rinn
Or some football when Páirc Uí Chaoimh gets redeveolped.
The redeveolpment of Páirc Uí Chaoimh
Go watch Munster play at Musgrave Park
Fabulous afternoon for the rugby in Musgrave Park & Paulie scores a try just before half time pic.twitter.com/EpUIEC3wYo— Theresa Reidy (@theresareidy) May 16, 2015
See Cork City FC challenge in the League of Ireland at Turners Cross.
A walk around one of the county's parks, like Doneraile Park or Fitzgerald Park
Head to one of the county's great beaches
Kiss the Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle and get the Gift of the Gab
During the summer visit Spike Island off the coast where the former prison once stood
Take in the sights at one of the many seaside towns, like Kinsale
And while you're there head to Charlesfort for a look
Visit the southern tip of the island and along the Wild Atlantic Way at Mizen Head
A very windy but gorgeous day at Mizen Head pic.twitter.com/5BHyfCedye— Paul Robinson (@FrPaulR) May 18, 2015
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