Cork

Ireland's second-largest city, this vibrant metropolis is full of historic sites, cultural monuments, and wonderful local food.

Cork is a city in Ireland. It is located in the South-West Region and in the province of Munster. The city is built on the River Lee which divides into two channels at the western end of the city. The city centre is located on the island created by the channels. The city's cognomen of "the rebel city" originates in its support for the Yorkist cause during the English War of the Roses. Cork features architecturally notable buildings originating from the Medieval to Modern periods.[28] The only notable remnant of the Medieval era is the Red Abbey. Other notable places include Elizabeth Fort, the Cork Opera House, and Christ Church on South Main Street. The city has many local traditions in food, including crubeens, and tripe and drisheen. During certain city festivals, food stalls are also sometimes erected on city streets – such as St. Patrick's Street or Grand Parade.
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  • French's Quay as Viewed From South Gate Bridge (Cork City)
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  • Crawford Art Gallery, a National Cultural Institiution
  • English Market, Cork, Ireland
  • Clock Tower of St. Anne's church
  • Cork Butter Museum
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  • Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral [Cork City]--118646
  • University College Cork
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