One would assume that, given Ireland's weather, it's a good idea to have an umbrella with you.
In Cork, this can be a bit problematic. Whether it's the layout of the buildings or something more mysterious, the winds are unpredictable, whipping around and changing direction. It's particularly bad in the vicinity of any of the bridges across the river.
After any windy day, the corpses of umbrellas litter the streets all over town - be warned. ^__^
While the Hayfield Manor was a tad bit more expensive than we like to spend, one gets what one pays...more
(formerly Vienna Woods Hotel), Glanmire, County Cork, Ireland
Good for: Couples
Good modern Irish four star hotel that opened for busines in 2005. I stayed here a good few weeks...more