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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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Cork International Poetry Festival 2019
Cork International Poetry Festival 2019
February 2019
St. Patrick's Day Festival 2019
St. Patrick's Day Festival 2019
Lots of family fun, live music, entertainment and street performances. Tasty treats at the market. 17 March 2019
Live at the Marquee 2019
Live at the Marquee 2019
Check out some fantastic musical acts and comedians in Cork this Summer. Book your stay now!
Cork City Marathon 2019
Cork City Marathon 2019
Events include the marathon, half marathon, team relay, inter-services championships, youth challenge & pacers. 2nd June 2019
Cork Folk Festival 2019
Cork Folk Festival 2019
Folk and traditional music events including international concerts, workshops and more. 2nd-6th October 2019
Oktoberfest Beag 2019
Oktoberfest Beag 2019
German beer festival with food and drinks. Location: Docklands, Centre Park Road, Cork City. 10mins from hotel. September 2019
INDIEPENDENCE Music & Arts Festival 2019
INDIEPENDENCE Music & Arts Festival 2019
Cork’s biggest music and arts festival. Location: Deer Farm, Mitchelstown, Cork. 2nd - 4th August 2019 -
IndieCork Film and Music Festival 2019
IndieCork Film and Music Festival 2019
A festival celebration of independent film and music. Various locations. 6 - 13 October 2019
Dragon Of Shandon 2019
Dragon Of Shandon 2019
On Halloween night this carnival reaches its 14th year, the Dragon of Shandon Parade is the highlight of CCAL’s annual arts calendar.
The Nightmare Realm 2019
The Nightmare Realm 2019
Ireland’s most terrifying scare house attraction at Navigation House, Albert Quay, Cork. 15 mins from hotel. October/November 2019
Cork Film Festival 2019
Cork Film Festival 2019
The 61st Festival takes place in venues such as Cork Opera House, The Gate Cinema and other venues. November 2019
Cork Science Festival 2019
Cork Science Festival 2019
Features free public engagement events, community talks, exhibitions, shows, school workshops. November 2019

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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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