About Cork

The main EBAN Congress will run over 2 days in May 2022 in Cork City in the South West of Ireland and will take place in Páric Uí Chaoimh the Gaelic games stadium in Cork, which is based in Cork City Centre overlooking the River Lee.

Cork is Ireland’s second biggest city and home to over half a million people. Cork is Ireland’s largest county and has the second largest harbour in the world. Built on a series of islands this ancient merchant city is steeped in maritime history and a rich artistic culture. With a thriving foodie and craft beer scene, the country’s friendliest pubs and an artisan coffee bar on every corner, Cork is the best place in the world to relax, unwind and soak up the atmosphere.

Cork City is a university city with over 35,000 third level Students from over 100 countries.

The EBAN 2022 Annual Congress, on May 18 & 19, will take place in Páric Uí Chaoimh the Gaelic games stadium in Cork, Ireland and home of Cork GAA. The GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association) is the Irish amateur sporting and cultural organisation, focused primarily on promoting indigenous Gaelic games including the traditional Irish sports of Hurling, Camogie and Gaelic football, all of which are played here on a regular basis. Recently renovated, Páric Uí Chaoimh, is a state of the art facility with a capacity of 45,000 people.

Cork is home to over 150 overseas companies like Apple, Trend Micro, VMWare, Dell, Stryker, Johnson & Johnson and many more employing over 33,000 people. Cork is a hub for strong Industry clusters like Life-Sciences, ICT, CyberSecurity, Martime research and Medical Research.