Cork Airport

Cork Airport has changed considerably over the last few years. And its been a bit of a political football over the years.

Cork Airport

We are told that Cork Airport can handle large planes such as the ones that come from the US. But the large planes from the new country must land in a certain part of the old country called Shannon before going anywhere else, except the ones that manage to dodge Shannon and make it all the way to Dublin. There is political magnetism in that reclaimed land pas loin du Lisseycasey and it pulls all metallic flying objects to it in a way that might have fixed Alcock and Brown’s course due south of Clifden.

There are no direct flights from Cork to Shannon. Must be something to do with the insurmountable Kerry mountains or stellar land links between airports that make air travel between incomprehensible. This is not taking anything away from Shannon. God Bless them over there. After all the aerrianta glue is on them aswell.

You might wonder why you decend the steps from your aircraft at Cork airport to walk (or be blown) across to the terminal building, when you could be walking comfortably inside a skybridge. Its a new airport building after all – surely this skybridge technology has been nailed down by now.

And what is Ryanair doing ? Lots of flights to Shannon and even a flight to Germany from Kerry. But Cork is a different story. Plenty of O’Leary’s in Cork boy. The discerning Cork punter has it sussed. Perhaps Michael thinks his savvy namesakes will jam up the well oiled machine, zealously demanding plane access 39 minutes before departure, and wearing 6 layers of clothes to avoid the checked baggage fees. Or maybe it’s that football which O’Leary is kicking to see if he can get the glue off.

Cork airport – so good you now have two Cork airport hotels to choose from.

Cheap Hotel Cork Ireland

It is possible to get a cheap hotel in Cork City or county – in fact there are many bargains to be had for those willing to do a little digging – there are many new hotels in Cork that are competing for your business and if you are reading this then you are more than likely someone who won’t settle for the first price you come across – good ! -Happy hunting and best of luck on your cheap hotel Cork Ireland search.

Millstreet Cork accommodation Ireland

There is a great Guesthouse in Millstreet called Coolefield House. Coolefield is run by Michael and Pam Thornton and they generously share with the public their modern Georgian style Guesthouse. In a parkland setting, just minutes from Millstreet town the property is a new build yet true to the Georgian period, while offering all modern comforts. This is a special place and Michael and Pam are at the centre of what is a very warm hospitality experience.

Millstreet Cork Accommodation

The accommodation itself is superb and would give many a 5 star establishment a run for its money. 6 large bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, a superb breakfast made from locally sourced produce and a welcome that goes beyond a business transaction await the traveller lucky enough to grace the doorsteps of Coolefield House. Just read the reviews on their bed and breakfast Millstreet website or pay a visit to tripadvisor.

Bantry Bay Hotel Cork Ireland

Bantry Bay Hotel,
Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry,
Co. Cork

Tel: 027-50062
Fax: 027-50261
Email: info@bantrybayhetel.net
Web: www.bantrybayhotel.ie
Don’t use the bantrybayhotel dot NET address – this is not the official website.

The Bantry Bay Hotel Cork Ireland

In the centre of Bantry there is a large square called Wolfe Tone Square and overlooking this square is the Bantry Bay Hotel. The square is within walking distance of all the shops, pubs and restaurants in Bantry and for this reason alone you should…

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