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Cork Education Support Centre

The Rectory,
Western Road,

T12 KC86

Tel: +353 21 4255600

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Opening Hours:

Reception is open from 8.30am-5.30pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am-5.00pm on Friday. The Centre is also open Monday - Friday evenings & Saturdays on request.

How to Find us

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From the city centre follow the signs for Killarney and West Cork, west out of the city along Washington Street. Once you have passed The River Lee Hotel on your left, turn right after the next set of traffic lights (main gates of University College Cork are on your left), then immediately left towards Mardyke Walk and Fitzgerald’s Park to access the main entrance & reception. We are the first entrance on the left hand side.

From the east & Dublin on approaching Cork take the Jack Lynch Tunnel (N25 Southbound)
Continue forward onto South Ring Road - N25 (signposted The West) N25
At Sarsfield Road Roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Sarsfield Road - N71 (signposted Wilton)
At Wilton Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Wilton Road - N71 (signposted City Centre)
At traffic signals continue forward onto the N71 (signposted City Centre)
At traffic signals bear right onto Western Road - N22 (signposted City Centre)

From the west, travel towards the city centre along Western Road.

CESC is the last building on the left-hand side of Western Road, forms the corner of Mardyke Walk and Western Road, and has an entrance on both streets. Turn left onto Mardyke Walk towards Fitzgerald's Park to access the main entrance & reception.



Car Parking facilities in the vicinity of Cork Education Support Centre are: 

Cork City Council - Grattan Street Car Park - €4 for 5 hours & €8 for 10 hours

Sacred Heart Church, Western Road - €5 all day parking 

additional facilities are: Q Park - St Finbars Car Park and River Lee Hotel Car Park

The area is served by the 205, 208, 220 Bus Eireann service


There is also street parking in the area. Click the following link to register for easy payment options through Cork City Council


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