Bishop Lucey Park

Bishop Lucey Park

This very popular park is located in the City Centre on the Grand Parade, with entry from Tuckey Street and South Main Street as well. This park was opened in 1985 as part of the City’s 800th birthday celebrations. Named after Cornelius Lucey, a Bishop and Freeman of Cork (1952-1980), it occupies a previously derelict site . The entrance Archway was reconstructed from  the Cork Cornmarket, dating from 1850. The park includes a sculptured fountain of eight bronze swans, representing the 800 years of the city since  the Norman City Charter was granted in 1185 A.D (the original monastic settlement was founded earlier, in the 6th c. by St.Fin Barr). In the course of clearance and Construction , archaeologists found portions of the early city walls exposed and preserved just inside the entrance. GLOW-A Cork Christmas Celebration takes place in Bishop Lucey Park each weekend until   Christmas. See www.corkchristmascelebration.ie for
more details. All Parks open at 8am Monday to Friday and at 10am every Saturday,
Sunday & Bank Holiday, closing times vary, please check the council website for the latest information.

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