Cork Stuff

Things to do/see in Cork city and county.

Brunch at Ali’s Kitchen – A Delicious Choice In Cork City

I’m a big fan of brunch. Often I find that I don’t feel like eating first thing in the morning, but still in the mood…

Days Out With Kids In Cork: Nano Nagle Place

Finding new places to go with the little man in tow has become an ever-growing hobby as he gets older and needs more to keep…

Days Out With Kids In Cork: Fota House and Gardens

I hardly dare say it, but the Summer has arrived in Cork. There are intervals of sunshine between the rain and I wind up sunburnt…

St Patrick’s Day 2018 – Family Friendly Events in Cork

Ireland’s national holiday, St Patrick’s Day, falls this Saturday, 17th March. Each year, we celebrate St Patrick, the guy who got the credit for bringing…

How To Survive Snowmageddon with the Kids At Home

The Beast from The East has been making its way across Ireland. The street value of a sliced pan is high, motivation to go into…

8 Brilliant Spots To Buy Beautiful Last Minute Gifts in Cork City

As the last posting day is drawing closer, and shops are starting to fill to bursting with last-minute shoppers, the pressure is on to buy…

The Magic Of Christmas At Fota Beyond

Christmas is a time of magic, a time of wonder, especially for little ones. This is really the first year that Eliott is getting into…

Cork Goes Spooky This Halloween: A Guide To What’s On

Hallowe’en is fast approaching, and there’s plenty going on to celebrate the night when the ghouls come out to play. With the weather as miserable…

Culture Night 2017 in Cork: What’s On For Kids?

Culture Night 2017 is almost upon us. On the 22nd of September, various centres of culture including museums, theatres, churches and many more open their…

Cork Heritage Open Day – Things To Do With Kids In Cork

Cork City is my home. I’ve lived here for 8 years now, and I’ve developed a love for the place, rain and all. It’s a…

Going Back To My Roots with Origin Hair

I’ve been blonde for about six years now. After a bad breakup, I decided to change things up and have, for the most part, stuck…

14 Cork Harbour Festival Activities For All The Family To Enjoy This June Bank Holiday …

Have you got plans this June Bank Holiday weekend? The Cork Harbour Festival stretches over the Bank Holiday weekend through to the following weekend. It…

4 Free Things To Do In Cork City With Your Toddler

Keeping toddlers entertained can be a constant battle – especially when you’re trying to vary things up so you don’t go mad yourself. Kids are…

Easter Activities for Kids In Cork this Midterm, April 2017

The school holidays are here, so it’s time to get out of the house to beat the cabin fever. If you’ve not got kids in…

Fota Wildlife Park – Days Out With Kids In Cork 2017

Now that the days are getting sunnier, we’re looking for more things to do outdoors with our little man. As much as possible we’re trying…

Family Friendly St Patrick’s Day in Cork 2017

Ireland’s national holiday, St Patrick’s Day, falls this Friday, 17th March. In celebration of St Patrick who got the credit for bringing Christianity to Ireland…

Baby Friendly Cork City in 2017 – Places I Recommend From Experience

I’ve lived in Cork City since 2009, meaning that this year is my 7th year here. In 2014 I gave birth to my son, which…

Family Film Fun at Cork Film Fest

Are you in Cork with the family this weekend? As Christmas is coming up, the city is set to be busy with shoppers. It can…

6 Fab Changing Areas for Your Little One in Cork – Never Get Caught Out Again!

Getting out and about with your baby or toddler can either be a joy or an ordeal, it depends on the day. Some days everything…

Days Out With Kids: Fota Wildlife Park With a Two Year Old

You know those summer days where the fates all align and allow you to actually go and do something nice together as a family? We…

Living Where I’m Living, a love letter to Cork City

I’ve been living in Cork for almost seven years. I moved down here in early September 2009, seventeen years old, terrified that I’d hate it, that…

Lunch at Lishh – More Cork Ramblings

I love finding new places to try out for lunch in Cork City, especially places that are good value for money with varied menus to…

Some Parenting Chatter : Coffee Mornings For Mums in Douglas Court Shopping Centre

Throughout my time writing this blog, I’ve tried to promote events which were on in Cork for parents (and parents to be), things that would…

Craft-y Gift Ideas at the Glucksman Gallery

With Christmas close at hand (yes, I went there, Tesco has been blaring the music since midnight on October 31st), thoughts have started straying towards gift…

Heading Into Nature: A Wander in BallyBrack Woods, Douglas

Winter is definitely coming. The weather is finally starting to get cold, the evenings are getting darker and there are leaves all over the ground…