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    Pack your brolly!!!

    by Waoife Updated Jul 22, 2010

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    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Cork is probably one of the wettest places in Ireland so an unbrella is a must. Don't let that put you off though as it's also one of the sunniest - you just need a brolly for the showers!!

    Pop into Pennys or Dunnes on Patrick Street (the main street) for a cheap one if you're forgetful like me and have long since lost your last brolly :)

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    Rain, Rain go away

    by twojazztravelers Written Jan 2, 2005

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    Luggage and bags: Recommend packing just enough to do a carry on bag - it's so much easier and you can do laundry in your room sink. Most rooms will have radiators which you can dry your clothes on.

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Definitely comfortable - waterproof shoes. Streets and sidewalks can be a bit slippery - some are uphil which is bad when really wet. We both took shoes made by Born and they held up wonderfully and were comfortable. Pack a rain coat and/or umbrella. If you go in fall - the wind can be pretty chilly definitely take layers because it's chilly outside and warm inside.

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Pack light - anything you need to can pick up at Boots the Chemist.

    Photo Equipment: Something that doesn't get affected by too much water...

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    by jim_h_lynch Updated Aug 25, 2002

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    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: AS WE GET ABUNDANCE OF RAIN GOOD QUALITY FOOTWEAR NECESSARY. WARM CLOTHING .

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: ALL NEEDS AVAILABLE LOCALLY

    Photo Equipment: FAVOURITE CAMERA AND LOTS OF FILM
    MANY ONE HOUR DEVELOPMENT SHOPS WITHIN EASY WALKING DISTANCE

    Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: SWIM IN THE VARIOUS BEACHES OR SWIMMING POOLS
    HIKING BOOTHS FOR THE REALLY ADVENTROUS TYPE.
    AS WE DO HAVE GOOD MOUNTAIN RANGES.
    BEWARE SOME ARE ONLY FOR THE EXPERIENCED CLIMBER.

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    by drxym Updated Aug 24, 2002

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    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Bring an umbrella! The weather changes hourly in Ireland and it rains most days during the autumn/winter/spring months. It's very rare to see snow or ice in the city, but a warm jumper keeps the chills away when the weather turns cold.

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    by ombre Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: make sure when visting cork you remember a scarf and a good hat to keep your head warm.
    it does get very cold.

    Miscellaneous: When you arrive in cork make sure you have a bottle to put the cork in .yes thats a terrible joke as well I know .

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