The Montenotte Hotel

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The Montenotte is a luxury 4 star hotel in Cork (city), Ireland.


The EUR20 million refurbishment and new build of this boutique 4 star hotel [1] was completed in 2006 with 108 bedrooms, 16 apartment suites, bar, restaurant and leisure centre which includes swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam room and sauna.

U2 connection[edit]

On 4 February 1980, U2 performed in the hotel as part of their U2-3 Irish/London Tour. The set-list included the tracks Cartoon World, Boy-Girl, Out of Control, Trevor, Twilight, Another Day, The Dream is Over and Shadows & Tall Trees. [2] The photograph on the U2 album "U218" and on the cover of their book 'U2 By U2' was taken from the roof of the hotel by music photographer David Corio.[3]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Cainwhite job sheet". Retrieved 2009-06-02.
  2. ^ "The Montenotte news and events". Archived from the original on January 26, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-02.
  3. ^ "U2 by David Corio". Archived from the original on November 20, 2008. Retrieved 2009-06-02.