Rent a bike through the bike share scheme which is a self-service bike rental service open to all from 14-years old. Stations are conveniently located through Cork city making it easy to get around on a Coca-Cola Zero Bike, whether it is commuting to work & meetings or some sight-seeing at your leisure. For more information please visit. https://www.bikeshare.ie/cork.html
Bus Éireann provide services to County Cork from Dublin, Waterford, Limerick and other counties. In addition, the Cork City services are operated by Bus Éireann. The bus station is located a short walk from the city centre, on Parnell Place.
For further information on bus services telephone: +353 (0)1 836-6111, or visit www.buseireann.ie
The Dublin / Cork line serves Co. Cork with stations at Charleville, Mallow, Cork, Fota and Cobh. The Dublin / Tralee line serves Charleville, Mallow, Banteer, Millstreet and Rathmore. Services operate to most of the country from Cork-Kent Station, including to Kerry, Limerick, Waterford, and Wexford. Cork-Kent Station is located on the lower Glanmire Road. For further information on rail services, telephone: +353 (0)1 836-6222, or visit www.irishrail.ie
Useful things to remember to bring:
- Adaptor -Ireland uses a 3 point electric plug which is different from other European countries.
- Photo copy of passport.
- Bed linen, towels, pillow & blanket. Each bed is a single bed (3' wide).
- Insurance - residents are advised to put their own insurance policy in place for their personal belongings.
- Overseas students -to save on buying a new mobile phone, remember to get your phone unblocked prior to your move. You can then purchase an Irish sim card when you arrive.