Getting around Ireland without a car is totally feasible. In addition, it could also result in significant cost savings, since you won't have to pay the cost of a rental car or the additional insurance you must take out while driving in Ireland. Travel to Cork from Dublin on Irish Rail. Most international car rental companies operate in Cork.
To rent a car in Ireland, you must present a valid driver's license and a credit card. Please note that we drive on the left. Although Cork is a big city by Irish standards, it's quite small and can be easily explored by car. Visitors who have a rental car in Cork should ensure that they have reviewed our page on driving laws in Ireland, where they can access general information about driving in Ireland; this is a great resource for travelers planning to drive in Ireland for the first time.
Travellers who decide to drive in Cork should keep in mind that in Ireland you drive on the left side of the road and be careful with one-way streets and limited parking options. There are buses and trains both in Cork City and to go from Cork to other large cities with intermediate stops. Cork, the second largest city in the Republic of Ireland, with more than 100,000 inhabitants, was originally built more than a thousand years ago in swamps and consisted of several islands, among which the inhabitants traveled by boat through several canals. Bus Éireann offers a large number of routes from Cork city center to all parts of Cork, including the cities and towns of the Atlantic Coastal Route and Ireland's Ancient East.
If you're planning to do some of the amazing day trips and use Cork as your base of operations, you'll probably want to spend at least a week in Cork. Blackrock Castle, originally built in the 16th century a mile from the historic city center of Cork, was built to defend Cork Harbour from pirates and other enemies. The tour ends at Cork's most popular club, the Bodega Nightclub, with possibly the best nightlife and dancing in Cork.