Cork (Irish:Corcaigh), Republic of Ireland, a city and port in County Cork. The city is 130 miles (210 km) southwest of Dublin at the estuary of the Lee River. Cork's products include chemicals, computers, processed foods, and beer. Together with Cobh, a neighboring town, Cork is one of Ireland's chief ports. The city also has an international airport. Nearby is Blarney Castle, famous for its Blarney Stone .
St. Finbar founded a monastery at Cork in the 7th century. The city was occupied by Vikings during the 9th and 10th centuries and was twice sacked by the English in the 17th century.