Cork, Irish Corcaigh, county in the province of Munster, southwestern Ireland. The largest county in Ireland, Cork is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean (south) and by Counties Waterford and Tipperary (east), Limerick (north), and Kerry (west). The county seat, Cork city, in the south-central part of the county, is administratively independent.
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Welcome to the “People’s Republic of Cork” and to the island’s largest county. Sprawling all over the southwest, this is the place that gave us revolutionary political leader and Clonakilty man Michael Collins, Republic of Ireland soccer legend Roy Keane, and actor Cillian Murphy.
Mar 16, 2023 · County Cork is located along the southern coast in the province of Munster. It is the largest county, encompassing 2880 square miles. The distance from Youghal to Crow Head is 102 miles, greatest length in the county. The name Cork comes from the Gaelic word Corcaigh, meaning "marsh".
Sitting proudly on an island in the middle of the River Lee, Cork’s feelgood buzz surges through its hip coffee shops, vibrant art galleries, off-beat museums and seriously good pubs. Despite being a city, there’s a decidedly towny feel here – life is laidback, nothing is too much hassle.
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