Cobh has been listed as the second-best cruise destination in Western Europe by Cruise Critic, a leading cruise review site and online cruise community. In the British Isles and Western Europe category, Cobh ranked second. Cork currently accounts for 17.
University College Cork (UCC) was named Sunday Times Best University of the Year and Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) was named Institute of Technology of the Year for 2016. Cork now has approximately 35,000 registered third-level students between UCC and CIT, including international students from across 104 countries..
One Albert Quay – Ireland’s smartest building, designed to Gold LEED standards – was completed and opened in February 2016 and is already at 100% occupancy, now home to Johnson Controls, PwC, Malwarebytes, Hortonworks, Ardmore Shipping, Arup and Investec.