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Cork Airport is roughly 4 miles from the City of Cork at Farmers Cross. The airport is Ireland’s second busiest airport for passenger numbers. Ireland has seen an increase in the number of passengers opting for weekend breaks and taking cheap flights to Cork Airport has allowed Ryanair to open its second Irish base at Cork. It has a recently built terminal, finished in 2006, which has been built to allow further expansion which the airport’s owners have planned to take place until 2015. Some of its most popular routes include: Gatwick, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, Liverpool, Stansted, Málaga and others on a more seasonal basis include Alicante and Gran Canaria.

Your booking confirmation will give you details of when and where to collect your Cork hire car. The airport arrivals area is a great place for car rental Cork, the arrivals desks are easy to find and the pick up should be quick and effecient. Your Cork car rental will normaly have a road map and list of tourist destinations to help you make the most of your rental car.

About Cork Airport

Cork Airport has two runways and one terminal building with a limited number of shops, a bank, Bureau de Change, bars and cafes. The Jack Lynch Departure Lounge is available to passengers who prefer to be away from the hustle and bustle of the main public areas. All passengers flying from Cork can book a place in the lounge and enjoy drinks, newspapers or magazines and free internet access.

Tourist Information

Cork’s city centre was built on an island in the River Lee, upstream from Cork Harbour. With its bridges across the river, Cork is often said to resemble a more Continental city. One of the most visited sites in Cork is the Gothic s St. Finbarr’s Cathedral. A visit to Blarney Castle, home to the Blarney Stone, is also a favourite on the tourist trail. Its is said that if you kiss the stone you will never be lost for words.

Travel through North Cork and you would be travelling along the River Blackwater which is one of the longest rivers in Ireland. The river moves through beautiful countryside and lovely villages such as Conna and Fermoy. The river is full of fish and a popular destination for anglers as well as families taking part in sailing and water sports. Mallow, which was once a spa town, now a modern business town, has an interesting past, lovely buildings a castle and Clock House. Youghal, on the coastline of East County Cork, is a charming walled coastal town with a fabulous beach popular with holidaymakers; it was also the home of Sir Walter Raleigh. Youghal is an Irish Heritage Port, with fantastic historic buildings and monuments, due to its proximity to the sea; its history reaches back to the Viking and Norman times. Parts of its 13th century walls can still be seen today.

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