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ckc-map-thumb-135w.jpg IrelandCork City Council is located at  City Hall, Anglesea Street, Cork, Ireland.

Cork city, situated on the banks of the river Lee, is home to 123,000 people. It is located on the South West coast of Ireland and is the second largest city in the Republic of Ireland. The area of the city is 3,731 hectares.

Visitors to Cork can choose from a variety to access the city. Cork International Airport handles flights for southwest Ireland, and is the most popular means of travel for those coming from abroad. There are domestic and international routes and the airport is situated just five miles south of the city centre.

The road, bus and rail networks are well developed, so from within Ireland these are good options.

By car

Reaching Cork by car is relatively straightforward as the road system connects all of the large cities. Main roads serving the city include the N8 from Dublin, N25 from Waterford, N20 from Limerick, N22 from Killarney and the N71 from West Cork.

By rail

Kent Station has extensive rail links to both commuter Cork towns and all major cities and towns in Ireland. The station is located close to the city centre on the Lower Glanmire road. There are  hourly direct intercity rail services between Cork and Heuston Station, Dublin. 

Further information is available from http://www.irishrail.ie/.

By bus

Bus Eireann provides a nationwide expressway service, provincial service and city service. The bus station is located at Parnell Place, alongside Merchant's Quay in the city centre. Further information is available from http://www.buseireann.ie/ 

Irish Citylink operates a number of daily return services between Galway/Limerick/Cork & Cork Airport.  Further information is available from www.citylink.ie

By air

Cork Airport (Aerfort Chorcaí) handles both domestic and international flights. Nearly three million passengers pass through its doors every year, making it Ireland's third busiest airport and the main gateway to the south of the country.

Cork Airport is located a short distance from the city centre and offers a choice of both domestic and international flights. A  bus service operates between the airport and the city or alternatively, taxis and car hire are also available. The airport offers the normal range of facilities including ATMs, bureaux de change and information desks.

Further information is available from http://www.corkairport.com/index.asp.

By ferry

Ringaskiddy is the main entry point for visiting ferries from France to Cork. Ringaskiddy is approximately 30 to 40 minutes from Cork and there is a bus service to meet arriving ships. 

Arrival in Ireland from Great Britain is via Rosslare, Dun Laoghaire and Dublin ferry ports allows easy access by bus, car or rail to Cork.

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