Opening Hours



Daily : 10am until 4.30pm

Tuesday: CLOSED


Did you know?

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


Adults: €10.00

Student: €8.50

OAP: €8.50

Child: €6.00

Family ticket: €30.00 (2 adults and up to 4 children)


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Sundays Well Road Closure

Due to works by Irish Water, the Sundays Well Road will be closed to through traffic from Tuesday 8th June until the end of August 2021.

Vehicular access to Cork City Gaol will be from Strawberry Hill or else the Wellington Bridge side of the Sundays Well Road.

To get to the Gaol from the City Centre:

  • travel west on Washington Street /Western Road until you reach the Western Gateway Building (tall orange and glass building on the left), turn right at the traffic lights.
  • At the T-junction, turn right
  • Continue on Sundays Well Road, pass the Post Office and take the next left (at Indian Aagrah Restaurant)
  • Go up the hill and follow the road around to the left, Cork City Gaol will be on your right-hand side.
  • If you are stopped at a road block just advise them that you are visiting the Gaol.

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GPS: 51.8995105,-8.49904979


Convent Avenue,
Sunday’s Well,
Cork City,

Tel: 021-4305022