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Holiday houses in County Cork & holiday apartments in County Cork

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Rent a holiday home in County Cork, Ireland

County Cork lies in the southwest of the Republic of Ireland and features the famed Mizen Head, the farthest southern outcropping of this "Greenest British Isle". A temperate climate makes Ireland an ideal location in which to rent a holiday home or holiday apartment in all seasons, with hiking and sightseeing popular all year round. In the summer County Cork's miles of uncrowded sandy beaches attract families and groups of swimmers and sunbathers, as well as boaters and fishermen.

Enjoy Cork: A most liveable city

A short trip from any of the holiday houses or holiday homes in County Cork visitors will find the City of Cork. This medium sized city is characterised by its rough-hewn stone architecture which is common throughout southern Ireland. Amongst the city's many attractions are the church tower of Shandon and its two cathedrals, Saint Mary's and Saint Fin Barre. The city's English Market traces its origins back to 1610 and is a great place to sample the locally produced cheeses and other culinary treats. Whether you choose one of the attractive holiday apartments in the city or one of the countryside holiday rentals, take time to savour the ambiance of ancient and modern Irish culture by including the sights of Cork in your holiday plans.

A land of castles

Because Ireland has always been on the outskirts of empire, holiday rentals and holiday apartments in almost any of the regions' holiday homes are certain to find themselves close to a castle. None is more famous than Blarney Castle, an impressive monolith built almost six hundred years ago by Cormac MacCarthy, the famous Irish chieftain. Don't miss the opportunity to kiss the famous Blarney Stone and take the gift of eloquence with you from this storied isle. Rent one of the quaint and elegant or holiday houses in the city or book one of many country cottage holiday homes by the sea. You are certain to find the right choice for yourself and your family in the wide variety of holiday rentals available year round.