Directions and Travel

The Mardyke Arena

Directions to the Mardyke

By car:
Coming out of Cork City, travel down Washington Street leading onto Western Road (N22). Pass the River Lee Hotel on your left and turn right at the next set of traffic lights (at the intersection with O'Donovan Road). Bear left onto Mardyke Walk. The Mardyke Arena is at the end of this road.

Parking along Mardyke Walk is free on Saturdays and Sundays. 

On foot:
Coming from the city centre, walk down Western Road. Go through a set of traffic lights and keep walking until you come to a pedestrian crossing. Turn right down the side street a few metres after the lights. At the end of the street turn left onto Mardyke Walk. The Mardyke Arena is at the end of the road on the right hand side.   

Getting to Cork

By car:
The AA Route Planner plans journeys to Cork from all over the island of Ireland.

By bus:
Bus Eireann runs buses that service every major town in the country. Information on timetables and fares can be found at
Aircoach operate a route between Cork and Dublin seven days a week. Check for more details. 

City Link operate a route connecting Galway, Limerick, Cork and onto Cork airport.

By rail:
Irish Rail run hourly trains to Cork from Dublin stopping at intermediate stations. Trains also run regularly from other major towns and cities in the country. Full details of fares, timetables and and online booking facility can be found on the Irish Rail website:

By air:
Cork Airport operates flights from Cork to Dublin and many other British and European airports including Belfast, London, Edinburgh, Liverpool and Manchester. Details of flights and links to the relevant airline's websites can be found at