Cork City & County Archives

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Funded by Cork City Council, Cork County Council & UCC
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Location Map of the Archives Building

The Seamus Murphy Building is located at 32 Great William O’Brien Street, Blackpool, in the northside of Cork city. The building is about 1.25 km from the city centre (a 15-20 minute walk). The Christ Church building on South Main Street is no longer in use by the Archives.

Map of Archives



Cork Opera House/Christy Ring Bridge, Popes Quay, Upper John Street, Watercourse Road, O'Connell Street, Great William O'Brien Street

Cork Opera House/Christy Ring Bridge, Leitrim Street (Blackpool By-Pass), Watercourse Road, O’Connell Street, Great William O'Brien Street

North Main Street, Shandon Street, Gerald Griffin Street, Great William O'Brien Street.  (See location map above).

Public Transport

From Cork city centre, the No. 203 bus (northbound) serves Watercourse Road, which is a 2 minute walk from Great William O’Brien Street.

Taxis are available from the bus and train stations and throughout the city centre. Current one way fare from the city centre, during office hours,  is about 6 to 8 Euro.