Picture gallery: Stunning festive photos from all around Cork as the Christmas season gets into full swing

Picture gallery: Stunning festive photos from all around Cork as the Christmas season gets into full swing
Elves with Zebedee Cussen Rodgers of Dillons Cross at the launch of GLOW, A Cork Christmas Celebration which is organised by Cork City Council and runs every weekend until December 22.Picture Clare Keogh 
Annabelle Kalsi of Cork City Centre at GLOW, A Cork Christmas Celebration which is organised by Cork City Council and runs every weekend until December 22nd. See www.glowcork.iePicture Clare Keogh  
Annabelle Kalsi of Cork City Centre at GLOW, A Cork Christmas Celebration which is organised by Cork City Council and runs every weekend until December 22nd. See www.glowcork.iePicture Clare Keogh  
Pictured at the Light Up a Life event at Marymount Hospice are Aoife Hutchinson from Leamlara with siblings Niamh and Sean Hutchinson.Pic. John Allen/Provision
Pictured at the Light Up a Life event at Marymount Hospice are Aoife Hutchinson from Leamlara with siblings Niamh and Sean Hutchinson.Pic. John Allen/Provision
Big Wheel in Cork City Centre at GLOW, A Cork Christmas Celebration festival.
Big Wheel in Cork City Centre at GLOW, A Cork Christmas Celebration festival.
People running into the sea for their first Christmas swim of the year in aid of the Hope Foundation at Garretstown, Co Cork. Picture Dan Linehan
People running into the sea for their first Christmas swim of the year in aid of the Hope Foundation at Garretstown, Co Cork. Picture Dan Linehan
Setting out for the first Christmas swim of the year in aid of the Hope Foundation at Garretstown, Co Cork were Áine Bonass and all her friends. Picture Dan Linehan
Setting out for the first Christmas swim of the year in aid of the Hope Foundation at Garretstown, Co Cork were Áine Bonass and all her friends. Picture Dan Linehan
Jonathan Power and Kathy Finn taking part in the the first Christmas swim of the year in aid of the Hope Foundation at Garretstown, Co Cork. Picture Dan Linehan
Jonathan Power and Kathy Finn taking part in the the first Christmas swim of the year in aid of the Hope Foundation at Garretstown, Co Cork. Picture Dan Linehan
Áine Bonass and her daughter Sonas 
Áine Bonass and her daughter Sonas 
Pupils from Gaelscoil Uí Ríordáin pictured performing "Oíche Chiúin" by candle-light, at the official Switching On of the Christmas Lights and Christmas Tree in Ballincollig, supported by Cork City Council. It is Ballincollig's first Christmas as part of the recently expanded Cork City.Picture: Michael O'Sullivan /OSM PHOTO
Pupils from Gaelscoil Uí Ríordáin pictured performing "Oíche Chiúin" by candle-light, at the official Switching On of the Christmas Lights and Christmas Tree in Ballincollig, supported by Cork City Council. It is Ballincollig's first Christmas as part of the recently expanded Cork City.Picture: Michael O'Sullivan /OSM PHOTO
The Polyphonics, pictured performing at the official Switching On of the Christmas Lights and Christmas Tree in Ballincollig
The Polyphonics, pictured performing at the official Switching On of the Christmas Lights and Christmas Tree in Ballincollig
Naoise agus Síofra Ní Shúilleabháin, Farran, pictured at the official Switching On of the Christmas Lights and Christmas Tree in Ballincollig.
Naoise agus Síofra Ní Shúilleabháin, Farran, pictured at the official Switching On of the Christmas Lights and Christmas Tree in Ballincollig.
Naoise O’Sullivan, Kate Hannigan, Alice Graham, Síofra O’Sullivan, and Coco Carey, Gaelscoil Uí Ríordáin, pictured at the official Switching On of the Christmas Lights and Christmas Tree in Ballincollig
Naoise O’Sullivan, Kate Hannigan, Alice Graham, Síofra O’Sullivan, and Coco Carey, Gaelscoil Uí Ríordáin, pictured at the official Switching On of the Christmas Lights and Christmas Tree in Ballincollig
Bell of Ballincollig, Amy Bowdren, pictured switching on the lights with Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr John Sheehan
Bell of Ballincollig, Amy Bowdren, pictured switching on the lights with Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr John Sheehan
Pictured at Knockavilla for the turning on of the Lehane Christmas house lights in aid of Marymount hospice was Geraldine, Elenor and Soracha Crowley from Bandon. Picture Denis Boyle
Pictured at Knockavilla for the turning on of the Lehane Christmas house lights in aid of Marymount hospice was Geraldine, Elenor and Soracha Crowley from Bandon. Picture Denis Boyle
At Knockavilla for the turning on of the Lehane Christmas house lights in aid of Marymount hospice were Orla, Fia, Rian, Grainne and Kathlean Grainger. Picture Denis Boyle
At Knockavilla for the turning on of the Lehane Christmas house lights in aid of Marymount hospice were Orla, Fia, Rian, Grainne and Kathlean Grainger. Picture Denis Boyle
At Knockavilla for the turning on of the Lehane Christmas house lights in aid of Marymount hospice was Santa with deputy Lord mayor of Cork Cllr Fergal Dennehy who turned on the lights. Picture Denis Boyle
At Knockavilla for the turning on of the Lehane Christmas house lights in aid of Marymount hospice was Santa with deputy Lord mayor of Cork Cllr Fergal Dennehy who turned on the lights. Picture Denis Boyle
NEWS 1/12/2019 Pictured at Knockavilla for the turning on of the Lehane Christmas house lights in aid of Marymount hospice was Richie Butler, Roisín McSweeney, Eva Lehane and Sara Leonard. Picture Denis Boyle
NEWS 1/12/2019 Pictured at Knockavilla for the turning on of the Lehane Christmas house lights in aid of Marymount hospice was Richie Butler, Roisín McSweeney, Eva Lehane and Sara Leonard. Picture Denis Boyle
Pictured at Bandon for the switching on of the Christmas lights were cousins Jessica Bolster and Kate Kelly. Picture Denis Boyle
Pictured at Bandon for the switching on of the Christmas lights were cousins Jessica Bolster and Kate Kelly. Picture Denis Boyle

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