Cork City Summer Residency


Unfortunately, due to the constraints of Covid-19, our Summer Residency Program is on hiatus for 2020. We are hopeful that 2021 will yield opportunities for SOBI to offer new adventures for women in Ireland and elsewhere.  Be safe, be thoughtful, dream big!


June 16 - June 29, 2019

Single room:  $1599 per Session

July 14 - July 27, 2019

Single room:  $1599 per Session

June 30 - July 13, 2019

Single room:  $1599 per Session

July 28 - August 10, 2019

Single room:  $1599 per Session

What’s Included?

  • Each two-week session includes accommodation in an apartment or townhouse shared by a maximum of 6 SOBI women.
  • Each Resident’s private ensuite room comprises a single or double bed, shower room with sink and toilet, bed linens and towels, desk with lamp, bookcase and chair.
  • Common spaces are: lounge with sofas and TV, dining area with table and chairs, full kitchen with fridge, cooker (stove), microwave and toaster.
  • Kitchen cupboards and fridge stocked with initial supplies of staple breakfast items and a few treats!
  • Free WiFi throughout the apartment
  • Orientation Tea on arrival
  • Info Centre with guidebooks, brochures, restaurant guide and event listings for planning your activities
  • LEAP transit card pre-loaded with €10 credit for use on Cork’s bus service
  • Walking tour of University College campus: wooded trails, historic buildings, Honan Chapel, the Glucksman Gallery
  • “Forage and Cook” tour: visit to Cork’s colorful English Market, picking up dinner items at On the Pig’s Back, The Chicken Inn, Iago’s cheese shop and O’Connor’s Fishmongers, followed by a gala home-cooked dinner.

Not Included:

  • Airfare (we can assist with planning your routes)
  • Transfers to and from airport (we provide information and can arrange private transfer from Shannon, Dublin or Cork airports).
  • Travel insurance (required – we can recommend insurance products).
  • Mosts meals except where noted
  • Transportation except where noted
  • Laundry (facilities are on-site or nearby)
  • Admission to museums and other attractions
  • Optional tours to outlying towns, Cliffs of Moher, Galway City, Dublin, Killarney and more (we can arrange tickets)
  • Gratuities for housekeeping staff, tour guides and other service personnel.

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