Cork has been successful in its bid to host the third UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities Conference in September 2017. The two previous conferences were held in Beijing 2013 and Mexico 2015, each attracting over 600 delegates from countries all over the globe. read more
Lifetime Lab, on the banks of the River Lee, is a unique attraction for visitors of all ages with its modern interactive exhibition, themed playground, beautifully restored buildings and equipment and scenic views over the River Lee. Lifetime Lab is located at the old Cork City Waterworks which was responsible for supplying water to the city of Cork over the past 3 centuries. The Waterworks is the best preserved of its kind in Ireland. The old buildings and machinery have been carefully restored and are now being used to tell the story of how water was supplied to Cork City in the past.