To help you learn more about Cork and the surrounding area, we have compiled some useful facts and information.
You can familiarise yourself with the current events in Ireland by visiting some of the many TV and newspaper internet pages. Here are a few examples:
Ireland’s electrical mains run at 50-60 Hz and 220-240 volts. Power points (outlets) require 3-pronged plugs. For more information on this, go to the following website.
There are four main mobile phone companies in the country at the moment. O2, Vodafone, 3Ireland, E-mobile and Meteor all offer pay as you go SIM cards at a nominal fee, which usually includes a certain amount of credit. Each company also has special rates for calling outside of Ireland. Visit the websites below for details.
Also available from many different companies are prepaid calling cards which can be used from a landline or a payphone and reduce the cost of calling abroad.
There are many museums and cultural centres in every region of the country. There is a vibrant arts scene including regular events in the areas of music, theatre, dance, film and the visual arts. Below is a list of websites with information on locations and upcoming events.
Our friendly team are available on e-mail, telephone and Skype, and you can call in to meet us at our offices on St Patrick’s Bridge in the heart of Cork city centre. We answer all queries and bookings within 24 hours. We are here to help you and we operate a round the clock service to clients in case of emergency. We are looking forward to hearing from you!
+353 21 4551522