Ireland, Cork Guide (B): Discover 7 Things About Irish Culture in Cork

Discover 7 Things About Irish Culture in Cork
If you are planning a trip to Ireland, do consider visiting Cork – the real capital of Ireland, as locals will insist. In Cork it’s easy to experience the Irish culture in a genuine way even on a brief visit- here are 7 things to do and places to see.

1. Irish food rocks and Cork is a perfect place to discover it – just hit the English Market, where you’ll find local artisan stalls with all sorts of goodies on sale – bread, fish, cake, cheese, meat, sweets – you name it, and they have it here.

The English Market in Cork.

Fish stalls have an amazing variety of fish and seafood, but the best souvenir or present is smoked salmon.

Sweet tooth will be satisfied as well!

Cork specialty – spiced beef. Even Queen of England is said to have received it as a souvenir on her visit to Cork.

The city has a number of great restaurants serving local produce and imaginative dishes.

Fish platter in Farmgate Cafe.

Goats cheese parcel and salad in Nash19

You’ll get good, honest Irish food in any of these : Farmgate Café, Isaacs Restaurant, Nash19, Electric and many others that aren’t on this list.

2. Irish people are well known for their friendliness and Cork is a place where you can easily end up having a chat and a laugh with a perfect stranger. During my ten years in this city I’ve observed first hand Irish good humour and hospitality time and time again. Even with the economic downturn, the vibe in the city remains a very welcoming one to ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Discover 7 Things About Irish Culture in Cork
Guide Location: Ireland » Cork
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: English Market   Farmgate Café   Isaacs Restaurant   Nash19   Electric   University College Cork   Fitzgerald’s Park   Filter  
Author: Vytene Laucyte
Read it on author's website: http://curioustovisit.com/discover-7-things-irish-culture-real-capital-ireland/