With history dating back to the seventh century, Little Island is a popular stopping point for guests travelling towards East Cork. Located just 9km or a 15-minute drive from Maldron Hotel South Mall on the N25 Cork – Rosslare road or can also be easily accessed by train from Kent Station in Cork city (approx 15 minutes by train).
Home to a number of Cork’s pharmaceutical companies and to many commercial business parks including East Gate Retail & Business Park, Harbour Point Business Park and Euro Business Park. It is also popular for shopping and has many larger retail options including The Range, Harvey Norman and EZ Living Interiors.
If visiting on leisure, Cork Golf Club is one of the oldest golf courses in Ireland, designed by Alister Mackenzie and offers stunning views of Cork harbour and a course that is a thrilling challenge for any golfer. Founded in 1897 it has hosted many Amateur and Professional Championships and is generally playable all year with sweeping greens.
For younger visitors, Airtastic play arena offers trampolining, inflatables, bowling, mini-golf and amusements.