Where to go in Cork? SWISS Magazine editor Gero Günther asked four Corkonians for their favourite places in town and county.

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    Favourite beach

    Myrtleville Beach. My first beach here in Cork: unforgettable and great for swimming.

    Barbora, 26
    Actress and manager at the East; born and raised in the Czech Republic, has been living in Ireland for seven years
    1. Myrtleville Beach 
    2. County Cork 

    Perfect place for live music

    Lismore Castle. Fantastic performances, including string quartets and an opera production every year.

    Andrew, 56
    Food forager, guitar customiser and composer; lives out in the country near Lismore
    1. Lismore Castle 
    2. Lismore 
    3. lismorecastle.com

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    A cosy place

    Deasy’s. A cosy restaurant in a cosy village. The food is incredible, from the best chef in Ireland!

    Simone, 53
    Co-owner of Rocket Man Food Co.
    1. Deasy's 
    2. Clonakilty 
    3. facebook.com/Deasys-Restaurant

    On a sunny day

    Walk up Carrantuohill, the highest mountain in Ireland. It gets a lot of fog: The visibility is only good on 50 days of the year. So if the sun’s out, make the most of it!

    Markus, 58
    Owner of Wanderlust, a company specialising in hiking in the south-west of Ireland
    1. Carrantuohill 
    2. County Kerry 
    3. irland-wandern.de

    Our recommendations for CorkRead more in the June issue of the SWISS Magazine