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Fitzgerald Park

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Neighborhood: Mardyke
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Address: Mardyke, Cork, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-21-427-0679

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a gem

Hidden gem of Cork. Spent a lovely sunny afternoon by the river. Beautiful and so well tended. .....

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Waterford, Ireland
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Waterford, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Hidden gem of Cork. Spent a lovely sunny afternoon by the river. Beautiful and so well tended. .....

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Clogheen, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Generations of Corkonians have enjoyed the beauty and tranquillity of this lovely 18 acre park in the heart of the city. Named after a Lord Mayor, Edward Fitzgerald, it is on of the favourite civic amenities in the city and it has undergone a spectacular redevelopment in recent times. Much is on offer for free: spectacular views of Sundays Well,... More 

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Munster
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21 reviews 21 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Following a 20 minute walk from the city centre to this beautiful park, having attended the Patrick’s Day parade, I discovered on arrival: 1. There were no sandwiches available and a very limited selection of confectionery. This was at 2.45PM on a beautiful sunny bank holiday afternoon!!! 2. Worrying health and safety standards. 3. A blocked toilet. Internationally it is... More 

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Cork, Cork, Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Walked for an hour here that day enjoying the sun and peace, the gardens are spotless and it's great for kids too.

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Nice cafe, well tended, lots of flowers, trees and fantastic wide river. A park of my childhood so many memories!

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Kinsale, Ireland
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Free Museum with the history of Cork City and County, old films of the city 1900 - 1930, prominent citizens, sports, etc. Fitzgerald Park is a lovely place to stroll and relax and you would never realize that you were in a city walking through the gardens and along the banks of the River Lee.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Lovely little park with access to the "shaky bridge" and Cork Jail. There is also a cafe and nice outdoor sculptures - really worth visiting!

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Cork, Ireland
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This is a super park for anyone of all ages to enjoy for an afternoon. There is a great playground for children and plenty of decor to enjoy all over the park including the newly added sky garden and various quirky decor. It doesnt take long to walk around or sit and enjoy lunch on the green by the pond... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

A lovely park that's just a short walk from the city centre. A great bit of green space to walk around and enjoy the sunshine or sit and watch the world go by. A great looking park for children to let off some steam too. I enjoyed looking around the free museum and learning a little bit about the history... More 

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Dereham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Plenty of space, plenty to do and see and great value for money food outlets. Something for all! Chelsea flower show winning displays were great, and very hands on

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