In Cork City try Ulster Bank (88 Patrick St.; tel. 021/427-0618). In Kinsale try Bank of Ireland, Emmett Place (tel. 021/477-2521).


For dental emergencies, your hotel will usually contact a dentist for you; otherwise, in Cork try Smiles Town Dental, 112 Oliver Plunkett St., Cork (tel. 021/427-4706); in Kinsale, Catherine McCarthy, Market Sq. (tel. 021/477-4133).


For medical emergencies dial tel. 999. For non-emergencies, your hotel should call you a doctor. Otherwise in Cork you could try the Patrick Street Medical Centre, 9 Patrick St., Cork (tel. 021/427-8699); and in Kinsale, The Medical Centre, Emmet Place (tel. 021/477-2253).


For police, fire, or other emergencies, dial tel. 999.

Internet Access

Cork City Library at 57 Grand Parade (tel. 021/492-4900) has internet terminals that non-members can use for €1 per half hour.


In Cork try Murphy’s Pharmacy, 48 North Main St. (tel. 021/427-4121) or Marian Pharmacy on Friar’s Walk (tel. 021/496-3821). In Kinsale try John Collins, Market Place (tel. 021/477-2077).

Post Office

In Cork the main post office is on Oliver Plunkett St. (tel. 021/485-1032). In Kinsale it’s at 10 Pearse St. (tel. 021/477-2246).


The main taxi ranks are along St. Patrick’s Street, along the South Mall, and outside major hotels. To call, try ABC Cabs (tel. 021/496-1961), or Cork Taxi Co-Op (tel. 021/427-2222). In Kinsale, try Kinsale Cabs (tel. 021/477-2642), or Cab 3000 (tel. 021/477-3000). In Cobh, try Island Taxis (tel. 021/481-1111).

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.