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Rebel rous­ing To­day Cork City flings open the doors to some of its most his­toric build­ings. As part of the 13th An­nual Cork Her­itage Open Day more than 40 build­ings will be open to the pub­lic, in­clud­ing the Ma­sonic Hall on Tuckey Street and Mur­phy’s Brew­ery on Leitrim Street. A Look­ing Up her­itage com­pe­ti­tion which en­cour­ages peo­ple to glance up­wards and take note of Cork’s unique ar­chi­tec­tural el­e­ments. corkher­ita­geopen­day. ie Vi­enna call­ing Vi­enna ( above) is cel­e­brat­ing its grow­ing pop­u­lar­ity as it sees more vis­i­tor bed- nights than ever be­fore. In the first half of 2017 al­most 7 mil­lion trav­ellers vis­ited the Aus­trian cap­i­tal. For the eighth time in a row the lat­est Mercer Qual­ity of Liv­ing sur­vey ranks Vi­enna in first place world­wide. As city breaks go, Vi­enna con­tin­ues to soar. vi­enna. info Road to re­cov­ery Al­most a year after the earth­quake that shook Um­bria, de­stroy­ing the road from Nor­cia to the town of Castel­luc­cio in the Si­billini moun­tains, the re­gion is cel­e­brat­ing the re­open­ing of the route. More than half of Nor­cia’s busi­nesses are ex­pected to re­open by the end of Au­gust, so tourists are wel­come to visit the foodie re­gion once again; um­bri­a­tourism. it

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