Must see entertainment in Cork City

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    Cork Opera House

    Given a modern makeover in the 1990s, this leading venue has been entertaining the city for more than 150 years with everything from opera and ballet to…

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    Triskel Arts Centre

    A fantastic cultural centre housed partly in a renovated church building. Expect a varied program of live music, visual art, photography and theatre at…

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    Fred Zeppelins

    There’s a hard edge to this dark den of a bar, popular with goths, rockers and anyone who feels uncomfortable leaving the house without a packet of Rizlas…

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    Crane Lane Theatre

    Part pub, part vintage ballroom, this atmospheric venue is decked out in 1920s to 1940s decor, with a courtyard beer garden as a central oasis. It stages…

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    Cyprus Avenue

    This midsized venue is one of the best spots in town to see all kinds of gigs, from heartfelt singer-songwriters to top local bands on their way to the…

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    Everyman Theatre

    Acclaimed musical and dramatic productions are the main bill here, but there's also the occasional comedy act or live band (it's a great venue for gigs…

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    Curraheen Greyhound Park

    If you tire of the pubs, the live music and the theatre, there's always the dogs. Greyhound racing is big in Ireland, particularly with families, and…

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    Contemporary and experimental works are staged here by the UCC drama group and visiting companies.

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    Cork Arts Theatre

    A community-based theatre that stages thought-provoking drama and new works.

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    Firkin Crane

    One of Ireland's premier centres for modern dance.