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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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Just back from a first time visit to the Opera House for a show starring Mary Mc Evoy and Jon Kenny. Fab experience both in the pre purchase of tickets (available for collection... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Dublin, Ireland
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from a first time visit to the Opera House for a show starring Mary Mc Evoy and Jon Kenny. Fab experience both in the pre purchase of tickets (available for collection on the night as promised) and the enjoyable content of the show. Had travelled down from Dublin for the performance/experience and we were not disappointed in any... More 

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Dunmanway, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love going to see any show in the opera house - partly because my family hail from Cork so I remember what an absolute treat it was to go here as a child, and partly because it is a great venue. The outside was renovated to give it a modern glass front, but once inside you will see some... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see swan lake last night it was unreal, started on time had a 15 minute break and straight back into the show. Had great seats. Overall great place

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Well run cafe/restaurant in the foyer of the Opera house . Open to passers by . You don't need tickets to eat here. Good home cooked menu . Fantastic Chowder and homemade bread . Great service and reasonable prices

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galway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

attended a concert last week, very comfortable, clean,good sound,and good view from all seats. Only thing was we were waiting for the doors to open in the lobby, and they were still serving meals,the tables were located at the opposite side of the serving area, so the poor waitress had to negotiate through many people.Why not move the tables ?

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

The seating is reasonably comfortable for a couple of hours, a reasonable balance between headcount and spacing. The sound is really good with a good spectrum presented by the speakers without too much volume or fatigue on the ears. The place feels really cosy and intimate and lends itself to everything from single act plays to full music concerts. The... More 

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Tralee, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Went to see colm wilkinson in cork opera house the venue is very well organised great staff very friendly excellent views from all seats great sound overall a lovely evening in this venue a little disappointed with the show as It was not what I expected it was advertised as songs from the phantom of the opera and les mis... More 

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Cork. Ireland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Went to the Show band show last Saturday night 28/01/2017 . Now the show brilliant but the safely of the audience was at risk . I could not understand how a fire officer passed this hazard . If you were in the upper circle where we were I do not think we would survive as we were sitting in the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Went to see Cinderella, 4 adults and 4 children ranging from 17 to 10. Great production, we all enjoyed it immensely. My only negative point is the seating. There is no center aisle for most rows meaning if you are sitting in the middle, you have to get a lot of people up if you need to go to the... More 

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Cork
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Recently went to see cinderella panto and it W's fantastic. The music the dancing the setting all incredible. Will go again next year. Loved it

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