Opening Hours

Open 360 Days a year.

Oct - Mar
10.00am - 4pm  
Apr - Sep
9.30am - 5pm Please note: On the 20th October access will be by guided tour only from 1.30pm.

Did you know?

Countess Markievicz spent 4 months here in Cork City Gaol.
Photography by Barry McCarthy


Family ticket:
(2 adults and up to 4 children)
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Corporate Events & Special functions

Cork City Gaol offers a unique venue for any event. Its’ castle-like appearance impresses from the off and the dramatic environment of the interior will captivate guests.

Our recommended caterers can make all of the arrangements for your event, including; entertainment, bar licence, decor, furniture hire and food.

Depending on the type of event, the Gaol building has a capacity of up to 250 persons. The capacity for any event can be increased by the use of a marquee.

Previous Events include:

Gala Dinners                                         Masquerade Ball

Summer BBQs                                          Christmas Parties

Halloween Costume Parties                      Product Launches

Book Launches                                        Art Exhibition

Promotional Exhibit                                 Concerts

Dramatic performances


If you would like to enquire about holding your event at the Gaol, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Phone: (021) 4305022


Upcoming Events


Convent Avenue, Sunday’s Well, Cork City, Ireland. Tel: 021-4305022 GPS: 51.8995105,-8.49904979 WE ARE CURRENTLY EXPERIENCING ISSUES WITH OUR PHONELINE, PLEASE CONTACT US USING THE CONTACT FORM OR BY EMAIL.  
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