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Hotel At Home Hub

Welcome to Our Hub!

We do miss you when you are not here at Cork International Hotel.

Our expert team want to make sure you are entertained year-round, even when you arent staying with us. Below are games, recipes, interviews and more for you to enjoy at home, courtesy of our team until you can visit us again.

If you try these at home, please to tag us on social media, we’d love to see!

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Save Ballymartle Woods Award

The Save Ballymartle Woods campaign is the latest winner of the Cork International Hotel Community Spirit Awards. The group is made up of people from

June's Community Spirit Winner

Dedicated clubman, John Middleton Jr. from Crosshaven GAA is the latest winner of the Cork International Hotel Community Spirit Award. Club Chairman John has

Cope Ball Launch

The gala event will take place at the Cork International Hotel on Friday, October 21st and tickets are on sale now.

Most Stylish Wedding Venue

Cork International Hotel are delighted to accept this prestigious title of Best Stylish Wedding Venue at the RSVP Wedding Awards 2022.

May Community Spirit Winner

The Down Syndrome Centre Cork has been presented with the Community Spirit Award for its provision of vital services including early intervention, speech &

Green Tips for Your Wedding

Taking small steps on your big day can make a huge difference on the environment. We have created a list of a few tips to help you on your green journey.

April's Community Spirit Award

Cork’s Everton AFC is the latest winner of ‘Cork International Hotel Community Spirit Award’ monthly winner of 2022

Ways To Make Your Stay Greener

Small changes can make a huge difference and at Cork International Hotel we want to encourage guests to try these changes. Check out our list of 10 ways to

March Community Spirit

Carrigaline Community First Responders is the latest winner of ‘Cork International Hotel Community Spirit Award’ monthly winner of 2022

Playful Pirate Trail

Families can enjoy a great value holiday in Cork with a whole host of free activities in Cork’s new pirate playful culture trail.

Keeping the Teens Entertained

Whether its a thrilling adventure day or visiting spots that have gone viral online, you can plan the perfect day for the whole family. Here are some of our

January's Community Spirit

Friends of Danny Crowley win Community Spirit Award with more than €150,000 raised for the Mercy Hospital Kids and Teens Appeal from annual Christmas Day

3 Spots to Fly to this Summer

Take advantage of our Stay, Park & Fly Package and explore Europe from Cork Airport this Summer with new routes announced

Community Spirit Winners

A group of experienced volunteers who search for missing people has been named the overall winners of the first Cork International Hotel Community Spirit

February Community Spirit

A volunteer leader with the Irish Girl Guides has been selected as the second ‘Cork International Hotel Community Spirit Award’ monthly winner of 2022

6 Things to do this Easter

Our Family Concierge team have put together a exciting list of things to enjoy this Easter Break with the family. 

December's Community Spirit

A group of people who have built homes for older people and a youth centre as well as raising millions of euro in the process are the latest winners of the

Rainy Day Activities in Cork

If you’re looking for something to do in Cork when it’s raining, our Family Concierge, Edel, has compiled a list of fun activities to spend your

Our Top Kids Book Picks

Our family concierge team have created a list of 6 books which are perfect for the kids to read on their next stay at Cork International Hotel, or to bring

November Community Spirit

Ability@Work’s Friendly Phones service is the latest winner of the Cork International Hotel Community Spirit Award

October Community Spirit

Kilreen Celtic one of Cork’s fastest growing soccer academies have been selected as the latest ‘Cork International Hotel Community Spirit Award’ winners.

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Top Cities from Cork Airport

Cork International Hotel is right next door to Cork Airport so why not stay with us the night before your early morning flight. Here are some of our top picks

Cork Green Award Winner

The Visit Cork Green Award 2021 was awarded to the Cork International Hotel for their work on improving the hotel’s sustainability and supporting local

Vanilla Panna cotta Recipe

Not sure what to serve up for dessert this Christmas? Our Head Chef Chris is sharing his recipe for a Vanilla Panna Cotta with Cherry Puree.

September Community Spirit

Bru Columbanus has been chosen as the latest winner of The Cork International Hotel Community Spirit Award.

Gingerbread Man Recipe

For the run-up to Christmas, our Head Chef Chris is sharing his recipe for perfect gingerbread men, the perfect treat for the whole family.

August's Community Spirit

Passage West man Francis McEveney has been chosen as the latest winner of The Cork International Hotel Community Spirit Award.

Cork Christmas Markets 2021

Time to get you & your family into the festive spirit, so why not enjoy all the Christmas Markets Cork has to offer this year.

July's Community Spirit

Dedicated clubman, Norman Deane from Cork Harlequins is the winner of the latest Community Spirit Award.


From Spooktactular Halloween activities or  strolling through pumpkin patches, there is plenty for families to do this October in Cork


LGBT+ Running Club Frontrunners has been chosen as “The Cork International Hotel Community Spirit Award” winner for June.


Cork International Hotel are delighted to accept this prestigious title of RSVP Magazine’s Best Stylish Wedding Venue in Ireland


The Rainbow Club Cork Centre for Autism has been chosen as “The Cork International Hotel Community Spirit Award” winner for May.


From ziplining through forests, to paddle boarding and kayaking, Cork is filled with exciting adventure activities for everyone to enjoy.


Ballygarvan Home-Grown Hero Wins Community Spirit Award. Cork International Hotel is Looking for Nominations for the Community Spirit Awards

Planning a Multi-Gen Breakaway

Make sure your plans go off without a blip, here are our top tips for planning a wonderful holiday with extended family so that you can create memories.

Fall in Love with Cork City

Only a 10 minute journey from Cork International Hotel, we have put together a list of our favourite things to see & do in Cork City

Favourite Foodie Experiences

With world renowned produce, colourful markets & cafes and bustling bars and restaurant, it’s no wonder Cork is seen as the food capital of Ireland.

March Community Spirit Award

One Green Village Wins Community Spirit Award. Cork International Hotel is Looking for Nominations for the Community Spirit Awards

Daytrip Diaries: West Cork & K

From Mizen Head to Tatler Jacks, extend your stay and explore West Cork and Kerry too with our itinerary from Deputy General Manager Eoghan Murphy.

Our Top PressReader Picks

All guests at our hotel get access to 1000’s of publications to read while on your stay; these are some of our favourite reads available.

Be Part of Our Storybook

Cork International Hotel has set out to find Ireland’s next children’s author and publish their own short stories for all guests in the hotel.

February's Community Spirit

Cork City Missing Persons Wins Community Spirit Award. Cork International Hotel is Looking for Nominations for the Community Spirit Awards

January's Community Spirit

Ringaskiddy Local Hero Wins First Ever Community Spirit Award. Cork International Hotel is Looking for Nominations for the Community Spirit Awards

Top 10 Things To Do in Cork

Setting off on a trip to Cork? We’ve created a “Top 10 Things to do in Cork” to help you make the most of your next visit.

Meet Our Team

We chatted to our Conference, Events and Wedding Coordinator Emma about her working day, interesting podcasts and favourite parts of West Cork

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Summer Golf Breaks in Cork

With twenty-four 18-hole golf courses in Cork, The Cork International Hotel offers a top golf break location

Top 5 Things to do in Kinsale

Our resident Kinsale Insider gives us her top things to do & see in beautiful harbour town of Kinsale, only 20 minutes away from Cork International Hotel!

Easter Activity Book- Download

Our hotel teams have put together this activity book, filled with recipes, colouring pages and other activities. Download, print at home & enjoy the fun!

The Power of Plants

Did you know you can borrow a plant when you stay with us? Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy by embracing plant power.

Epic Family Movie Night

Shake up the week with a fun family cinema experience at home! Here’s how you can DIY a night at home until you can visit us again!

Thai Fish Cakes {Recipe}

Spice up your lunch with this healthy and tasty fish dish that is quick and easy to make. See the recipe from Chef Chris here:

Meet Our Corporate Ambassador

Daniel Sheehan is our Corporate Ambassador. We catch up with Daniel during lockdown to discuss how he’s keeping himself occupied and productive!

Beef Brisket Flatbread-Recipe

Looking for a warm and comforting recipe to indulge in this weekend? Head Chef Chris shares this Lebanese inspired recipe for you to enjoy at home.

Christmas in Cork

Looking for things to do in Cork for Christmas? Check out our festive events by our Family Concierge for the perfect family Christmas break in Cork.

Family Date Night Competition

Want to be in with a chance to win a Festive Family Getaway? Enter our Christmas Competition online here!

Spooktacular Kids Games

Enjoy these fun Halloween themed games ideas from our Family Concierge to keep the kids (big and small!) entertained in lieu of trick-or-treating this year.

Introducing Booker Incentives

Book a meeting room and be in with a chance to WIN monthly treats and rewards. See October’s prize here

Tuesday Taco Night

Enjoy a family night in with this delicious recipe from our Chef at The New Yorker; Martin O’Mahony.

4 Days - 4 Beaches

Enjoy a family break to these 4 beaches, all within 20 minutes of our hotel and recommended by our Family Concierge.

WIN a Hotel for a Weekend

We are giving away our hotel for a weekend to raise €100,000 for charity. Enter our competition, tickets just €20!

Hoteliers At Home

Apart from the fundraising we engaged, here’s a quick snapshot of how our hoteliers coped at home with no guests to care for

maximising online meetings

Maximise Online Meetings

Conference and Banqueting Manager Evan shares his top tips to help you learn how to set up, moderate and maximise your online meetings.

6 Things To Do With Kids

Looking for things to do with kids in Cork this weekend? Mum-to-mum, here’s our top tips for you

Banana Jungle Bowl {Recipe}

Need a power up boost? With everyone squeezing in extra home workouts, our Chef Martin has shared this delicious Banana Jungle Bowl recipe.

Tips for Wedding Couples

Whether you had your date set, or you’re recently engaged, Emma shares her expert tips for wedding planning during Covid-19


Easy Beef Burger {Recipe}

Try these delicious homemade beef patties for your BBQ at home this bank holiday with topping ideas too!

On Your Communion Day

On what should have been your Communion day, General Manager Carmel writes a heartfelt note to families.

Apple Rhubarb Crumble Recipe

This delicious Apple & Rhubarb Crumble recipe is perfect as a light fruity dessert to warm your tummy on a rainy day. See the recipe here.

Cork International Airport lobby and entrance

Staying Connected to You

See how we’re staying connected with our guests, and why it’s good to talk. A heartfelt post from our Front Office Manager Edel Kavanagh.

Mouthwatering Moroccan Tagine

Perfect for families to sit around the table and enjoy a meal together, a tagine can be enjoyed as a main dish, or as an item in a buffet style dinner.


How To: Towel Elephants

Head of Housekeeping Davina shares a little hack that never fails to get those kids in the bath and will guarantee you parent brownie points. 


Entertaining Kids this Weekend

Stuck for ways to entertain kids this bank holiday weekend? Eoghan Murphy shares with us some of his top ideas, rain or shine!

Perfect Sunday Lunch

We’re bringing the perfect Sunday Roast to you with these top tips from our Chef Martin O’Mahony. Enjoy.

Mindful Springtime Bingo

Making a point of noticing the signs of Spring can cheer you up. Download our Springtime Bingo templates here thanks to our Mindfulness Committee.

101 Things to Do & See in Cork

Thinking ahead to #WhenWeTravelAgain, here are 101 things to do and see in Cork. Start planning while you stay home. How many have you done already?

Gift Vouchers

Treats for the whole family

It can be difficult to decide what to give as a present. Why not give a gift now, that your someone special can use later? For a limited time only, to thank all of you for supporting local during this time, we are offering 10% off our gift vouchers. Please note our monetary gift vouchers can be used in the bar & restaurant, or for overnight stays.

Family Date Night

Afternoon Tea

Family Break

Sunday Lunch For 2

Family Date Night

Give the gift of a family date night – 2-course meal and movie in the Cinema Room. Was €50, now €45.

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Afternoon Tea

For your mum, daughter or grandmother, why not treat them to Afternoon Tea for 2 instead? Was €45, now €40.50.

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Women's Little Christmas 2020

Family Break

Go all out! Give them the gift of one night B&B with dinner included. Was €308, but get 10% off for a limited time only!

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Sunday Lunch For 2

For your parents, or in-laws, gift them a visit to our Gourmet Sunday Buffet Lunch. Was €58, now €52.20.

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