Local Services

Emergency, Medical, Financial, Transport and Educational Services, Mass Times

Emergency Services

In an EMERGENCY dial 911 OR 112 this will connect you with the services of Ambulance, Gardaí (Police) and Fire Brigade.

Garda Station (Police Station)

Bantry Garda Station, The Quay, Bantry, +353 (0) 27 20860 (In an emergency dial 999 or 112)

Medical Services

y General Hospital

Bantry General Hospital is located on the outskirts of town, follow the signs up past St. Finbarr’s Church. While it is open 24 hours, it does not have an Accident & Emergency Department, but it does have a Local Injuries Unit.

Bantry General Hospital, Carrignagat, Bantry, Co. Cork, P75 DX93
T: +353 (0) 27 50133

South Doc

South Doc is an emergency Out-of-Hours doctor service in Bantry.

Call 1850 335 999 Weekdays 6pm to 8am of the following day OR Weekends from 1pm Saturday to 8am Monday.

General Practioners

Dr. Joan Lynch, Nua Medical Centre, Bantry, T: 027 56789

Dr. Michael Kingston, Bantry Bay Medical Centre, The Quays, Bantry, T: 027 20022

Dr. Maria Calnan, Bantry Bay Medical Centre, The Quays, Bantry, T: 027 20022

Dr. Orla Crowley, Bantry Bay Medical Centre, The Quays, Bantry, T: 027 20022

Dr. Gitte Wieneke, Marino Medical, Bantry, T: 027 50504

Dr. Paul O’Sullivan, Marino Medical, Marino Street, T: 027 50504

Dr. Laura Cullen, Marino Medical, Marino Street, T: 027 50504

Dr. Tom Dennehy, 11 Bridge Street, Bantry, T: 027 50892


Bantry Dental, Glengarriff Road, Bantry, T: +353 (0) 27 55011

William Street Dental Practice, William Street, Bantry, T: +353 (0) 27 51524

Cork Arc House – Cancer Support

A cancer support service located just outside Bantry town offering a drop-in centre for cancer patients and their families.

Cork Arc House, Goureebeg, Bantry, P75PK25, T: +353 (0) 27 53891

Religious Services

St. Finbarr’s Roman Catholic Church, Chapel Street, Bantry – T: +353 (0) 27 56398

Saturday Vigil Mass 6.15 pm
Sunday Mass 9am and 12 noon
Weekdays 10am
Confessions Saturday 12 noon

St. Brendan The Navigator Church of Ireland, Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry – T: +353 (0) 27 61011

Sunday Services at 8.15am and 10am

The Christian Fellowship Church, Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry – T: +353 (0) 86 173 5134

Sunday Services at 11am

Financial Services


Allied Irish Bank, Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry, T: +353 (0) 27 50048
ATM Services Available
Opening Hours: Mon: 10am-5pm, Tues-Fri: 10am-4pm, Sat & Sun: Closed

Bantry Credit Union

Bantry Credit Union, Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry, T: + 353 (0) 50535
Opening Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 9.30am -5.30pm. Wed & Sun Closed.

Post Office

William St, Bantry, Co. Cork, T: +353 (0) 27 50050
Opening Hours: Mon. – Fri: 9am-5.30pm and Sat: 9am-1pm


Transport Services

Local Link

Provides a combination of scheduled Public Transport Services and door-to-door services throughout the wider Bantry region.  Priority is given to the elderly, young people and people with disabilities.  Find out more from Local Link, 5 Main Street, Bantry, T: +353 (0) 27 51454


A2B Cabs: +353 (0) 86 233 7574

Buddy’s Cabs: +353 (0) 87 4183949

George Plant: +353 (0) 87 239 8123

Liam Ward: +353 (0) 086 855 6189

Coach Hire

Cremin’s Coaches: Coach & Bus Hire, Kealkill, Bantry, T: +353 (0) 86 238 5611


Educational Services

Primary Schools

Our Lady of Mercy National School, Summerhill, Bantry, T: +353 (0) 27 50590

St. Finbarr’s Boys National School, Sheskin, Bantry, T: +353 (0) 27 50477

Gaelscoil Bheanntraí, Sheskin, Bantry, T: +353 (0) 27 51966

St. Brendan’s National School, Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry, T: +353 (0) 27 51126

Coomhola National School, Coomhola, Bantry, T: +353 (0) 27 51173

Kealkill National School, Kealkill, Bantry, T: +353 (0) 27 66298

Secondary Schools

Colaiste Pobail Beanntraí, Sheskin, Bantry, T: +353 (0) 56434

Other Local Services

Bantry Business Association

Bantry Business Association is a local organisation run by business people to assist with all things business in Bantry.  Find out more here.

Local Government

Cork County Council, Wolfe Tone Square, Town Lots, Bantry, T: +353 (0) 27 50058

Bantry Library

Provides an extensive range of books, audio books, CDs and musical instruments for rental.  Frequently holds events for adults and children throughout the year, visit Bantry Library for more information.

Bantry Library, Bridge St., Bantry, Co. Cork, T: +353 (0) 27 50460
Opening Hours: Tues. – Sat.: 9.30am-5.30pm, Sun.& Mon: Closed.

Things to Do in Bantry

Walk/Hike Routes

Choose from leisurely trails or adventurous hikes in Bantry and surrounding area.

Water Activities

Whether you enjoy a boat tour, sailing, rowing, kayaking or fishing, there’s plenty of fun to be had in Bantry Bay.

Festivals & Events

A fantastic calendar throughout the year of festivals and events for everyone to enjoy.

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