Discovering Corks past and present.
Discover the best of Cork city , relax and stroll with me around the old cobble lane ways. Experience it's rich history it's architecture events and right back to it's Viking origins. Hear stories past and present!
We'll visit all the top attraction's in the city. There is still a Viking place name , dated back to 820 AD.
Ever wonder how the city got it's name?
What about the bell on top of the English Market?
What famous people came from Cork?
Who's Annie Moore? She left Cork as was the first immigrant to pass through Ellis Island. We will visit where she and her family lived in Cork .
We'll cover the story of Nano Nagle , the founder of The Presentation Order.
What did Cork give to the world?
The best way to explore this compact city is on foot, so join me on this 5 hr. walking tour and discover a whole new world!
Come and find out for yourself!
8. 30am Meet and greet Annie Moore statue.
9. 00am Our starting point for the tour will Saint Annie's Shandon.
Taking in the Ferkin Crane .
Mary Harris alas Mother Jones and Annie Moore both came from this area.
We'll see the many lane ways where they played in their younger days .
10. 00am Making our way to the Coal Quay area of the city .
In days gone by this was the main commercial hub .
10. 30am Quick visit to see the old city wall 6th century.
The national monument
11. 00 The Nano Nagel centre .
12. 00 The Elizebeth fort
12. 30 Saint Finbarrs Catherial
1. 15 lunch
2. 30 The English Market
3. 30 leave Cork City head back to Cobh / your ship.
4. 30 Back where it all began The Annie Statue.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet you on the quay side beside the Annie Moore Statue. It's just outside th security gate . Coming off the ship keep right you'll see the security in front of you, the statue is just outside he fate .
End location: After our tour, I'll return you back to your ship .
Duration: 8 hours
This is a full day 5hr. walking tour . You will be collected and returned to your ship.
How's ever if it's a case it's to wet for you on the day we will go by car and will
take "The Cruise Ship Special" tour.
This tour start time depends on what ever time your ship dock !
We will travel in a modern air conditioned car.
Collection and return to your ship or hotel.
Transportation by modern air conditioned car, fuel and parking costs.
My service as a Driver/ Guide fully insured and licensed as a Taxi driver by The National Authority .
Coffee in a local Cafe serving the best of coffee.
A must visit to a local pub to quench your thirst .
Estimated Local Cash Needed
18 Euro - If you want to sample some local Cuisine and taste some Guinness
Here in Cork we've got some fabulous gastro pubs serving wonderful food and drink.
Lunch in a local pub. €12.00
I am not permitted to guide in sites that have got their own guide's giving tour's .Such sites we'll fall in with their guided tour's.