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Opera House at Emmet Place

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Address: Cork, Ireland
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Cork Opera House is southern Ireland’s premiere venue for world-class...

Cork Opera House is southern Ireland’s premiere venue for world-class entertainment. It offers the best in Irish and international concerts, comedy, drama, dance, family fare, musicals and opera in a newly-renovated 1000-seat theatre and in the 100-seat Half Moon Theatre. Located in the heart of vibrant Cork City for more than 150 years.

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Lovely Venue

My Family and I were in the Opera House recently at a concert. We have been to numerous concerts and shows over the years and we always enjoy our trip to the Opera House. It is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Caroline D
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Cork, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Family and I were in the Opera House recently at a concert. We have been to numerous concerts and shows over the years and we always enjoy our trip to the Opera House. It is well laid out and the staff are nice and helpful. It is nice to see a local venue being supported. We had a drink... More 

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laois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We had tickets for afternoon show at 2.30pm. We had lunch at 2pm really super omelet and fish gougons recommended by a friendly member of staff. Service was effecient and food so tasty. The show was like river dance. The young people were so enthusiastic and the energy they had was amazing. So worth a visit when you are in... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I was expecting it to be smaller, but it turned out to be a nice place. I went to see ProdiJIG on Saturday and sat at H16. The show was amazing and the environment as well.

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Thank Silvia N
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Was here last night to see Prodijig. Absolutely unreal show, thoroughly enjoyed it. Super talented dancers. Opera house is a great venue. Highly recommend.

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Stradbally, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We made our reservations months in advance. Specifically called to discuss the mobility impairment challenges, even paid a higher price to get premium seating to ensure easy access for mobility impaired family member. Arrived to be very disappointed. The Opera House is not a historic building; if it were, one could excuse it's architectural failings accordingly. Unfortunately, it is a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

As always the Cork Opera House was a great venue. Try to get seats around row N or M if you can. I find them to be just right for viewing and give much easier access to go to the bar during intermission. Went to see ProdiJIG on Friday night. It was a great show. The set was fantastic and... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Brought my young son to see this fantastic show & was impressed by the Cork Opera House. We sat up in the dress circle which had a fabulous view of the stage. We found the railing around the balcony not too high either. The tickets were reasonably priced & there's always a wide variety of shows here through out the... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Superb Show , Amazing Dancing , lots of Girl Dancers , One boy to my eye , Fabulous waist Coat , full of Diamonds , which Lighted up the Stage , pity they did not tell us who he was , Because he was Brilliant , only on problem --one light on the Stage was so bright , it stopped... More 

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Thank Ladywills88
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Myself and my wife went to a concert last night, 4th June. It was the most uncomfortable night I've had at any concert for a long time. The seats don't cater for the larger person. The handles on the seats are too close together. As a result, I was siting on my hips all night, turning from one to the... More 

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

We went to see a band here and I was unsure when I arrived because there was only cakes, scones and wine available and I am a fan of none. So disappointing I went to find my seat but soon saw other people with pints and realized that Id missed the upstairs bar. Safe to say the evening was saved... More 

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