Cork County

County Cork is a county in Ireland. It is located in the South-West Region and is also part of the province of Munster. It is named after the city of Cork. It has a population of approximately 500,000 people and has an area of 7,499 km²

Jutting out into the Atlantic and you’ll find an epic, wind-lashed coastline dotted with vibrant seaside villages, their harbours bustling with fishing boats bringing home their catch of the day.

For those in need of some serious nightlife or city style retail therapy there’s the city of Cork. If you want cocktail bars, modern-art galleries and avant-garde theatres, they’re all there.

What those who have visited say they remember most about their visit to Co. Cork is stomping live-music sessions in a creaky old pubs, the finest and freshest Irish produce, and the steady humour of a population fiercely proud of its past and it’s modern day!

Cork is the largest county and city in Ireland and there is certainly no shortage of things to do and see. Explore the Regions and see how each in its own way, is so different, yet perfect — however we believe the region of West Cork to be the favourite! There are a number of country houses and hotels to chooses from in the area.

Liss Ard Estate is located in West Cork. It blends a vibrant and varied landscape with an inspiring coast line, delivering an optical vista of unrivalled beauty. The region is abundant with a variety of small delightful villages and towns intertwined with narrow roads and tracks that are part of the distinctive West Cork region. Our country house estate is the perfect location for a luxury hotel break in Cork.