Hotel near Ringaskiddy
When choosing hotels in Ringaskiddy Cork, look no further than the Carrigaline Court Hotel. The Carrigaline Court hotel is located only a nine minute drive or a 5.4 kilometre drive from Ringaskiddy.
When it comes to Ringaskiddy accommodation, the Carrigaline Court Hotel is ideally situated, only minutes from Pfizer, Depuy, GSK (Glaxosmithkline), Zenith Technologies, Janssen and Novartis. The Pfizer Ringaskiddy complex is now the largest production facility belonging to Pfizer in the world outside the United States. The National Maritime College of Ireland is also located in Ringaskiddy, providing the only training in Ireland of Merchant Navy personnel.
Ringaskiddy which is located across from Cork harbour south from Cobh is a small town of just an estimated 400 inhabitants. The deepwater berth at Ringaskiddy is of vital importance to the region both from a tourism and commercial perspective. Facilities at the berth can handle various cargo types such as roll-on roll-off, lift-on lift-off and dry bulk. The industrialisation of Ringaskiddy in Cork commenced in 1969, when Pfizer constructed a citric acid plant in what was then a fishing village. Today Ringaskiddy has vastly grown to include numerous pharmaceutical production facilities.
Ringaskiddy which is situated just 12 miles from Cork city, is also one of Ireland’s largest and major ferryports. Ringaskiddy ferry terminal operates many car ferry services to and from Britain and Europe including the popular Cork to Roscoff route. With weekly departures, the crossing from Cork to Roscoff in France takes 14 hours.
The Carrigaline Court Hotel offers a wide range of B&B packages so be sure to keep an eye out for some of the best hotel breaks Cork has to offer! Additionally when it comes to restaurants near Ringaskiddy, the Bistro Restaurant at the Carrigaline Court Hotel offers a varied and tempting menu to both the eye as well as the palate.