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15 reasons Cork is just the best place at Christmas

Take it all in.

1. Oliver Plunkett Street is just so Christmassy

tony Source: Tony Bennett Twitter

2. And the lights everywhere else are top notch too

tony2 Source: Tony Bennett Twitter

3. The Glow Cork celebration lights up the Grand Parade and Bishop Lucey Park all through December

glow Source: Facebook Glow Cork

4. You have the ferris wheel overlooking everything

ferriswheel Source: Glow Cork Facebook

5. And it’s there just to look up at as well

lookup Source: Facebook Glow Cork

6. The whole area from the water is <3

7. And you won’t be far from some festive songs in Cork

glowcork Source: GlowCork Facebook

8. The English market is like a cosy winter blanket with these lights

englishmarket Source: Twitter Imperial Hotel

9. Hayfield Manor hotel shows a serious commitment to Christmas

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10. You wouldn’t miss this important drop off point in the city centre anyway

11. The Christmas market stalls are out in force selling loads of delish things

markets Source: Glow Cork Facebook

Like this one in Camden Palace this weekend.

12. There is a full Santa’s workshop in operation too

glowcork3 Source: Facebook Glow Cork

13. Events in St. Luke’s Church over Christmas look CLASS

14. Good causes are around every corner with cheer

15. And Bishop Lucey Park is definitely worth a stroll at this time of year

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Take it all in.

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About the author:

David Elkin

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