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Three reasons to consider Cork

posted by Roisin McNamara on 15th April 2016

Are you considering relocating to Cork? Why wouldn’t you be - with a thriving industrial sector and a rich cultural heritage, the Rebel County has something to offer most tastes.

Here are just three reasons why Cork could be a great option for you!

 

1. The land of opportunity

Cork is a city with fantastic domestic transport links connecting it to the rest of the country, as well as an international airport which serves many of Europe’s major cities.

This, as well as an abundance of skilled workers, has made it a hotbed of industrial activity for prestigious multinationals. Companies such as Eli Lilly, Apple, Amazon, EMC, Boston Scientific, Stryker and many more are consistently recruiting in the area.

So if you are looking for a place with plenty of opportunity for career advancement, then Cork is the location for you.

 

2. The capital of culture

Many Corkonians consider their city to be the real capital of Ireland, and in terms of culture, they may be right. Cork city has more theatres, concert venues, arts centres and galleries per head of population than any other Irish city.

This is a fantastic boast for the city and one which led to it being selected as the European Capital of Culture just a few years ago. 

 

3. Festival, Festival, Festival

Cork is infamous for its annual festivals, with over 100 events across the county every year. Cork International Jazz Festival, Cork Midsummer Festival, Cork Week, Kinsale Arts Week and East Cork Early Music Festival are just a selection of what is on offer in the county each year.

So, if you are looking for a location which will provide you with plenty of professional opportunities, as well as constant array of choice in the social sphere, then Cork is the place for you.