Cork city is known for its splendid family-friendly parade and the route is lined with crowds, so it is understandable that certain precautions and road closures are taken to secure a safe and good time for all. The Cork City Council announced that this year's parade will begin at 1:00p.m. at South Mall, traveling via... Continue Reading →
It's raining, it's pouring, Fred the band is playing... Well, that isn't quite the way it goes, but on Saturday afternoon the clouds were filled to the brim with rain and the St. Patrick's Festival in Cork City continued with a food fair on Patrick's Street itself and a bandstand stage set up near Drawbridge... Continue Reading →
This St. Patrick's Day was filled with fun for the family, as always. But a special treat was that the Sam was carried by Cork's championship team to grand marshal the parade! Here are photos from the day. Click through to see more photos on Flickr.
Can't make it to Cork City for Saint Patrick's Day? The parade will come to you -- your computer, that is. Stream video of the parade starting at 9:00 a.m. EDT (6:00 a.m. PDT) -- that's 1:00 p.m. Cork time. This actually seems like a perfect moment to remind readers that North America observes daylight... Continue Reading →
This is a quick post to share a couple photos from the Cork City St. Patrick's Festival. In this post, you can peek at one pic of the parade, which I didn't really see given the crowds since I was with my mother (who cannot stand or walk for very long). There is also a... Continue Reading →
As an American, I've been warned that Saint Patrick's Day in Cork isn't as grand as in New York, Chicago, Boston, or even Dublin, but I have to think they're underselling it. Cork City has so much to offer in the week around the most famous and beloved Irish holiday on March 17th. Traffic and... Continue Reading →