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.