Formerly a fishing village with century old traditions in Ringaskiddy Gaelic games and drama, Ringaskiddy has been transformed into a modern deepwater ferryport, offering easy access to the beauty spots of Cork and Kerry through a fast developing road network.
In times past and as part of the harbour defences against invasion by Napoleon, the English built a Martello Tower in 1804 which still stands above the village in view of the offshore islands of Haulbowline and Spike.
The ferry terminal has excellent facilities and B&B accommodation is available locally. The Post Office has an inbuilt Bureau de Change and Tourist Information Centre.
By Taxi: Taxi pick up and drop off service can be found here for Ringaskiddy Ferry Port Taxi service.
How to get from Cork to Ringaskiddy Ferryport, just follow signs for Kinsale, Car Ferry to leave by South City Link Road N27
Cork Ringaskiddy Ferry Port, is located in the village of Ringaskiddy, set in a large natural harbour just 12 miles from Cork City, 30-40 minute drive. Ringaskiddy Ferry Terminal has car ferry services to and from Britain and Europe, close by is the National Maritime College of Ireland in Ringaskiddy. The following towns are all under 30 minutes drive from The Ferryport at Ringaskiddy. Accommodation with online reservations is available by clicking on the town of your choice.