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Cork Festival and Events

The Great National Commons Inn Hotel is in an ideal location to experience the vibrant life of Cork.

See a list of upcoming events and festivals below.

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LIVE at the Marquee 2017
LIVE at the Marquee 2017
An annual music festival which takes place in Cork City. With something to suit all tastes. June and July 2017
Shandon Street Festival 2017
Shandon Street Festival 2017
Features face-painting, clowns, music from local bands and more. Great family fun for all. Sat 24th of June 2017
Cork Pride Festival 2017
Cork Pride Festival 2017
Cork LGBT Pride 2017 Festival will take place from the 30th of July to the 6th
INDIEPENDENCE Music & Arts Festival 2017
INDIEPENDENCE Music & Arts Festival 2017
Cork’s biggest music and arts festival. Location: Deer Farm, Mitchelstown, Cork. 4 – 6 August 2017
Cork Comedy Festival 2017
Cork Comedy Festival 2017
A lot of renowned comedians, over 15+ shows at various venues across cork city. 22nd - 25th September
Cork Folk Festival 2017
Cork Folk Festival 2017
Folk and traditional music events including international concerts, workshops and more. 29th Sept - 2nd October
Oktoberfest Beag 2017
Oktoberfest Beag 2017
German beer festival with food and drinks. Location: Docklands, Centre Park Road, Cork City. 10mins from hotel.
IndieCork Film and Music Festival 2017
IndieCork Film and Music Festival 2017
A festival celebration of independent film and music. Various locations. 8-15 Oct 2017
Cork Guinness Jazz Festival 2017
Cork Guinness Jazz Festival 2017
Ireland’s biggest jazz event attracting hundreds of musicians and thousands of music fans to the city each year.
The Nightmare Realm 2017
The Nightmare Realm 2017
Ireland’s most terrifying scare house attraction at Navigation House, Albert Quay, Cork. 15mins from hotel.
Cork Science Festival 2017
Cork Science Festival 2017
Features free public engagement events, community talks, exhibitions, shows, school workshops. 2017 Dates to be announced
Cork Film Festival 2017
Cork Film Festival 2017
The 61st Festival takes place in venues such as Cork Opera House, The Gate Cinema and other venues. 2017 details TBC.
Cork International Poetry Festival 2018
Cork International Poetry Festival 2018
2018 details to be announced soon
Cork French Film Festival
Cork French Film Festival
2018 Details To Be Confirmed. More details coming soon.
St. Patrick's Day Festival 2018
St. Patrick's Day Festival 2018
Lots of family fun, live music, entertainment and street performances. Tasty treats at the market. 17 March 2018
Cork City Marathon 2018
Cork City Marathon 2018
Events include the marathon, half marathon, team relay, inter-services championships, youth challenge & pacers. June 2018

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In-House Events - Check out our fantastic upcoming line-up of events and entertainment.

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Visit Cork - Plenty of local attractions to visit, lots of activities to do, many family day’s out to travel to and discover the Wild Atlantic Way

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Shopping - Cork is a shopping paradise, offering a wide range of department stores, fashionable outlets, shopping centres and food markets. 

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