Events

Top Choice Food & Drink in Skibbereen

Taste of West Cork Food Festival

If you're in town in mid-September, don't miss this foodie extravaganza, which includes a lively farmers market, cookery demonstrations, competitions, food-tastings, talks, exhibitions and children's events.
Cultural in Baltimore

Baltimore Pirate Weekend

A long weekend of family-oriented fun, with boat trips, outdoor activities, treasure hunts, music and dancing, all in memory of a notorious event in Baltimore's history, when the port was attacked by Barbary pirates…
Food & Drink in Kinsale

Kinsale Gourmet Festival

Three days of tastings, cookery demonstrations and competitions kick off with the Cork Heat of the All-Ireland seafood chowder cook-off (the final takes place in Kinsale in April).
Music in Kinsale

Kinsale Fringe Jazz Festival

An offshoot of the Cork Jazz Festival, with chilled-out entertainment at around 20 venues in town over the bank-holiday weekend.
Food & Drink in Baltimore

Seafood & Wooden Boat Festival

A showcase for local restaurants and seafood producers. Jazz bands perform in the square and traditional wooden sailboats race around the harbour.
Performing Arts in Cape Clear Island

Cape Clear Island International Storytelling Festival

Draws hundreds of people for storytelling, workshops and walks.
Music in Baltimore

Fiddle Fair

Sessions from international and local musicians.