This must-do, inimitable comedy theatre experience is a high-octane, laugh-out-loud adventure that is unlike anything else in Ireland, or around the world! Written and delivered by established professional Irish actors and suitable for all ages, this jam-packed performance celebrates all things Cork, upstairs at Amicus Restaurant in Cork’s historic Huguenot Quarter.


Over two hours, discover the highlights of Cork’s 1500-year history and become acquainted with a county full of quirky characters, their habits, humour, and language. Enjoy local Cork food and drinks, served up with live traditional music and plenty of personality as you engage with the actors. Leave with a belly full of food, a head full of history, a warm feeling in your heart and a new skill, having learned how to ‘speak Cork.’


Price includes:


– 2 hours of live comedy entertainment brought to you by 3 professional actors


– Live music provided by a professional musician


– 2 course meal (main course and dessert). All food sourced from local suppliers and the Amicus Kitchen Garden


– Complimentary cordial refills and souvenir gift for each child under 12


– Access to the Hysterical Histories walking tour app


Takes place Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights @ 7pm from June 8th until august 24th


Extra dates added!


Tuesday 6th June – Cork Harbour Frestival


Wednesday 7th June – Cork Harbour festival


Tuesday 20th June – World Refugee Day


Wednesday 16th August – Heritage week and Cork on a fork Festival


Wednewsday 23rd August – last week of summer event




52 euro per adult


32 euro per child aged 3-12


under 2’s go free


Vegan/Vegetarian options available.


Pre-booking essential:


Please note that the venue is not wheelchair accessible.


What our Audiences think:


‘Fantasic Show, Fantastic Food, Fantastic Fun for all the Family, Janet, Ireland


“It’s fast, witty and sharp. Incredible entertainment!” Clara, U.S.A.


“It is an absolute must see and should not be missed” – Ann, Ireland


“Superbly Talented Cast” Tom, England


“A truly wonderful way to learn about Cork’s history.” Celine, France


Fri 16 Jun 2023 - Wed 16 Aug 2023


Amicus, Paul Street, Centre, Cork, Ireland

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