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...
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 :)
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.
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.
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 .