Cork has an out and proud gay scene that rivals Dublin's. Most nightlife venues are concentrated in the west end of the city centre, and most are mixed-crowd, all-welcome places.
Chambers Bar Cork's biggest and liveliest gay bar, with DJs playing till 2am, themed entertainment nights and outrageous cocktails.
Cork Pride Week-long festival with events throughout the city.
Emerson House Gay and lesbian B&B in an elegant Georgian house. Host Cyril is a mine of information.
Gay Cork (www.gaycork.com) What's-on listings and directory.
L.InC Resource centre for lesbians and bisexual women.