Cork City Club, Cork

Cork City Club, Cork

Located on the Grand Parade, the Cork City Club is one of the most beautiful buildings on the street. With its ornate architecture, the pure white structure stands on the south west corner of Grand Parade and adds to the beauty and grandeur to the street.

The Cork City Club was erected at the same site where the Post Office once stood in the mid eighteenth century. By 1800, the Post Office moved to Caroline Street and the Daly’s club was erected. The Daly’s club was then, known for its handsome interior and facilities like a billiards room, cards room, reading room etc.

During the nineteenth century there was a growing popularity for Gentlemen’s clubs and the period saw the emergence of three of the kind in Cork.

In 1860 two clubs, namely the Daly’s and the grand parade club merged to form the Cork City Club. The previous structure underwent a serious renovation and the new building that presently stands as the Cork City Club took form under the leadership and design of Sir John Benson and Robert Walker.

Post 1952 the building was used by several other organization like the Legion in the diocese of Cork, the ICC bank and later the Bank of Scotland.

With its presence this immaculate structure, he Cork City Club truly is one of its kind the city of Cork.

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Cork City Club on Map

Sight Name: Cork City Club
Sight Location: Cork, Ireland (See walking tours in Cork)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Cork, Ireland

Create Your Own Walk in Cork

Create Your Own Walk in Cork

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Grand Parade Street Walking Tour

Grand Parade Street Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.4 Km or 0.2 Miles
Cork Pubs and Bars Walking Tour

Cork Pubs and Bars Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
Cork Heritage Pub Trail

Cork Heritage Pub Trail

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 Km or 1.2 Miles
Cork Introduction Walking Tour

Cork Introduction Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 Km or 1.1 Miles