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					LOCAL AMENITIES
  INFORMATION
                                                                                  Emergency

The free-phone emergency number for police, fire, and ambulance is                  999
The Electricity Supply Board (ESB) emergency number is                     1850 372 999
The Gas Company(Bord Gais) emergency number is                             1850 205 050


Police

Your local Garda Siochanna station is Blackrock ,Ringmahon Road,           Phone 435 7401
Anglesea Street Station is the Garda Headquarters in Cork                  Phone 452 2000


Hospitals

South Infirmary on old Blackrock road. Nearest in case of emergency.       Phone 492 6100
Cork University Hospital, Wilton. Main city hospital,                      Phone 436 2001
Mercy Hospital, Glenville Place, Cork                                      Phone 427 1971


Local Doctors

Dr. Martin J. Haugh, 1 Ardfoyle Villas, Ballintemple, Cork.                Phone 429 3624
Dr. Tom Cahill, 3 Maryville Mews, Ballintemple, Cork.                      Phone 429 4597
Dr. Frank Matthews, The Medical Centre, Ballinlough Road, Cork.            Phone 429 3884


Dentists

Barry Daly, 1 Clover Lawn, Skehard Road, Cork.                             Phone 429 2479
Conor Clune, Medical Centre, Douglas Village East.                         Phone 436 4935


Chemists

Skehard Pharmacy, Skehard Road, Blackrock, Cork.                           Phone 435 7230
Phelans Pharmacy, 1A Maryville, Ballintemple, Cork.                        Phone 429 2573
Regional Late Night Pharmacy, opposite Cork University Hospital, Wilton.   Phone 434 4575
Mon-Fri 9am – 10pm. Sat/Sun/Bank Holidays 10am-10pm

Banking

The major banks are:

St. Michael’s Credit Union, Skehard Road, Blackrock, Cork                  Phone 435 7771
Post Office, Ballintemple                                                  Phone 429 4591
Allied Irish Bank, Ballintemple, Cork.                                     Phone 429 3330
Permanent TSB – Douglas                                                    Phone 436 4666
Bank of Ireland-Douglas                                                    Phone 436 3201
                                           Shopping
OPENING FEBRUARY 2005
Mahon Point Shopping Centre-
Tesco and Debenehams, 42 Retail Units, 11 Screen Cinema-                 Phone TBA
Cantillon’s Spar Food Market, 1 Beaumont drive, Ballintemple             Phone 429 4242
Douglas Court Shopping Centre (Dunnes Stores)                            Phone 489 2444
Merchants Quay Shopping Centre in Cork City. (Marks and Spencer’s).      Phone 427 5466
Wilton Shopping Centre (Roches Stores & Tesco)                           Phone 454 6944
Bishopstown Court (Dunnes Stores)                                        Phone 434 5111


Online shopping & home delivery …
www.tesco.ie
www.marksandspencer.com

Fresh Fish

Fresh Fish is available at the English Market and in most supermarkets

Ready-made Meals

Cinnamon Cottage, Monastery Road (next to the Rochestown Inn).           Phone 489 4922
Billy Mackesy, 1 Tramway Terrace, Douglas Village.                       Phone 489 0060

Health Food Shops

Here’s health, Douglas Court Shopping Centre                             Phone 436 737
Nature’s Way, Merchants Quay                                             Phone 427 5989
Quay Co-Op, 24 Sullivan’s Quay, Cork.                                    Phone 431 7026
                                            Restaurants
There are plenty of good restaurants locally and in the City Centre. Douglas has a good choice of
places to eat, and if you feel like going a little further a field, Kinsale is famous for its cuisine.

Cork city has many fine restaurants. Reservations recommended! To name but a few:

Jacques Restaurant, Phoenix Street.                                                  Phone 427 7387
Luigi Malone’s, Emmett place. Opposite Cork Opera House                              Phone 427 8877
Issac’s Restaurant, 48 MacCurtain St.                                                Phone 450 3805
Jacob’s on the Mall                                                                  Phone 425 1530

City Cafes;

Oz Cork Café Bistro, Grand parade, Cork City                                         Phone 427 2711
Proby’s Bistro, Proby’s Quay, Crosses Green, Cork.                                   Phone 431 6531
Scoozis, Wintrop Ave., Cork.                                                         Phone 427 5077

Douglas:

Barry’s Of Douglas, Douglas Village                                                  Phone 4891370
Citrus, Douglas Village                                                              Phone 436 1613
ECO Douglas, Douglas Village                                                         Phone 489 2522
Nakon Thai, Tramway House, Douglas,                                                  Phone 436 9900
Lovett’s Restaurant, Churchyard lane, off well Rd., Douglas                          Phone 429 4909
East Village Bar & Restaurant                                                        Phone 436 7000

Kinsale: the following restaurants are all members of the “Kinsale Good Food Circle”

Annelies, 18/19 Lower O’Connell St., Kinsale                                         Phone 477 3074
Captain’s Table, Actons Hotel, Kinsale.                                              Phone 477 2135
Man Friday, Scilly, Kinsale.                                                         Phone 477 2260
Vintage, 50 Main Street, Kinsale.                                                    Phone 477 2502

If you are in the mood for something a little less formal and little more expedient…

Mahon Point Shopping Centre-Selection of various bistros,cafes
Dino’s Traditional Hot Food Take Away, Turners Cross                                 Phone 431 3955
Bamboo House Chinese take-away, Douglas Village                                      Phone 436 2788
Four Star Pizza, 2 Millhouse, Douglas West.                                          Phone 489 5577
McDonalds Drive-through Douglas East                                                 Phone 436 4456
                                              Leisure

     Tennis

St. Michael’s Tennis Club, Church road, Blackrock.                                 Phone 435 7910
Ballinlough Tennis Club, Ballinlough Road.                                         Phone 429 1433
Douglas Lawn Tennis Club, Douglas Hall Lawn, Well Road                             Phone 429 4037
Sunday’s Well Tennis Club, Marydyke, Cork .                                        Phone 427 2733
Tennis Village Cork Ltd., Model Farm Rd.,                                          Phone 434 2727

     Swimming

The nearest private fitness and leisure facilities with swimming pool are at the
Maryborough House Hotel                                                            Phone 436 5555
Rochestown park Hotel                                                              Phone 489 2233
Silversprings Moran Hotel,                                                         Phone 450 5128
Public Swimming
Gus Healy Cork Corporation Swimming Pool, Douglas                                  Phone 429 3073
Leisureworld in Bishopstown, pool and gym                                          Phone 434 6505

     Sailing

There are sailing schools at Oysterhaven near Kinsale and in Cobh to the east of the city.
The Oysterhaven Centre provides rental facilities and tuition on windsurfing, dinghys, canoes &
Kayaks.
Similarly the sailing school at Cobh has windsurfing and various sizes and types of sailboats.
Cobh International sailing, East Beach, Cobh                                      Phone 481 1237

There are yacht clubs at Kinsale and Crosshaven, (Crosshaven boasts the oldest yacht club in Europe)
which may have activities of interest as well.
Kinsale outdoor Education centre, Kinsale, for windsurfing, canoeing, sailing and other leisure
pursuits.                                                                        Phone 477 2896

     Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding is readily available in the area
Hitchmough Riding school is nearby in Monkstown                                    Phone 437 1267
Horse-riding Greybrook, Old Abbey, Waterfall                                       Phone 488 5858


     Adventure Activities – Cork County

       Shournagh Valley Quad Bike track, Blarney, Cork                          Phone 438 1301
       Kartworld, Watergrasshill, Cork                                          Phone 488 9477
       Bridge Buggies Ltd., The Barn, Castlemartyr, Co. Cork                    Phone 466 7533
       Actionpak outdoor and Activities Ltd., Ballyregan, Kinsale. Paintballing and Quad Biking.
        Transport and accommodation can be arranged                     Phone 477 6050
       Kinsale outdoor Education Centre, Kinsale, cork.                         Phone 477 2896
       Baltimore Diving and Watersports Centre, Baltimore, Co. Cork          Phone 028 20300
       Beara Outdoor Pursuits, Castletownbere, West Cork                     Phone 027 70692
       Cape Clear Island Adventure, West Cork. Sea kayaking, dinghy sailing,
        adventure.                                                            Phone 028 39198
       Cork Greyhound Stadium, Curraheen Road, Cork. You can enjoy a full bar and fine
        restaurant, or take a group there and book a private party.           Phone 454 3095



                                       Entertainment:
See the Mahon Chronicle Weekly for a full list of entertainment & restaurant information in you local
area or look in the Golden pages (Yellow Pages).

For up to date information on leisure activities and restaurants in Cork, see:
www.whazon.com           www.listcork.com          www.corklive.com         www.corkeye.com

Theatre

Cork Opera House, Emmet Place.                                                   Phone 427 0022
Or have a look at their website for current shows etc. www.corkoperahouse.ie
Everyman palace Theatre, 15 MacCurtain Street, Cork.                             Phone 450 1673
Granary Theatre, Mardyke, Cork.                                                  Phone 490 4275


Cinema
Mahon Point 11 Screen Cinema-Opening February 2004                               Phone TBA
Cinema World, Douglas Advance booking 11am – 7pm/information                     Phone 489 5959
Capital Cineplex, Grand Parade                                                   Phone 427 8777
The Gate Cinema, North Main Street.                                              Phone 427 9595
Kino Cinema, Washington Street                                                   Phone 427 1571
                                            Travel
Bus schedules

The No.2 bus travels from Mahon to the City Centre approx every 15 Minutes.
The No.10 bus travels from Skehard Road to the City Centre approx every 30 Minutes.


Car parks (multi-storey)

Roches Stores, Merchants Quay shopping Centre
Paul Street Car Park, Lavitt’s Quay
Kyrls Quay Car Park, (Dunnes of North Main Street)
Crawford Hall Car Park, Sharman Crawford Street.
City hall Car park, behind City hall.
Grand Parade Car Park, City Centre

Useful Travel Numbers

Cork Airport                                                                   Phone 431 3131
Cork Bus Station                                                               Phone 450 8188
Cork Railway station                                                           Phone 450 6766
Cork Tourism                                                                   Phone 427 3251

Taxi

South link Taxi                                                                Phone 429 5778
Euro Taxi Co-op                                                                Phone 436 1999
Douglas Street Cabs                                                            Phone 484 7600
Douglas taxi Cabs                                                              Phone 436 3316

Libraries

Cork City Library, Grand parade                                                Phone 427 7110
Douglas Library                                                                Phone 427 7110

Recycling

There are bottle, can and paper banks at Douglas Village Shopping Centre ( Tesco’s) and second hand
shops in the city centre accept clothing, books, magazines or any bits and pieces surplus to
requirements and the profits go to charity.

				
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