Garda/Police Station
Cahersiveen Barracks, Fair Field. 066 947 2111

Emergency Services
Fire, Ambulance and Police 999 or 112

Coastal Emergencies & Lifeboat Service

Ballinskelligs Inshore Rescue Service for Ballinskelligs and surrounding coastal areas :

for sea rescue and emergency Ring 087 688 1118

RNLI Valentia Harbour, Knightstown, Valentia Island. 066 947 6102



Dr Derry Gibson

Waterville Medical Centre, Main Street, Waterville,

t: +353 66 9474284

Dr Kieran O’SheaValentia Road Medical Centre, Cahirsiveen, 

t: +353 66 9473555

Dr John Shanahan

18 Main Street, Cahirciveen

  t: +353 66 9472121

Afetr Hours Doctors:


1850 335 999 After hours health services Monday to Friday
6pm – 8am(next day) Weekends
(cover starts at 9am Sat. for Cork City)


Waterville and Cahirciveen.

Tourist Information Centres

Barbara’s Beach Café, Cafe Cois Trá

Barbara has tourist information, maps and brochures for the area and she is extremely knowledgeable about Ballinskelligs and always happy to answer questions.

Alternative Tourist Offices, Cahersiveen Community Centre, Church Street, Cahersiveen 066 947 2589 (Seasonal Opening Only)



Valentia Island

Post offices

in Ballinskelligs, Waterville & Cahirciveen

BOI, Bank of Ireland,

Church Street, Cahirsiveen,

AIB, Allied Irish Bank

Main Street, Cahirciveen,

Cable O’Leary’s

Bar food is served daily during the summer season. Food can be enjoyed in a relaxed atmoshpere in the family style pub or the spacious patio or restaurant. Live music during the season.

 Ballinskelligs, Ballinskelligs +353 (0)66 947 9104 or FAX: +353 (0)66 947 9106.

Tig Rosie

Live music from Clare Horgan, John Brown and Paddy Casey every Wednesday evening during July and August

Rosie and John Joe O´Sullivan

Dun Geagan, Ballinskelligs, Tel. 00353 6694 79 265

Casey’s Kitchen cafe an phoist

Café Cois Tra / Beachside Café

Barbara’s Beach Cafe is open 7 days a week during the summer from 10am to 6pm and serves a wide variety of sandwiches, toasties, pastries, cakes and ice-creams. Teas, coffees including cappuccino and latte, hot chocolate, soups and soft drinks available too.

.Contact: Barbara Cassidy, Ballinskelligs, Phone: 353872965874

Cill Rialaig Art Café.
Opening  11- 4pm and Pizzas from 4.30pm – 8pm

Cill Rialaig Arts Centre Café Dun Geagan, Ballinskelligs, +353 (0)66 947 9852

The Atlantic Grill

Local fish and homemade burgers. Located across the way from Cable O’Leary’s.

Ballinskelligs RC Parish:

St. Michael the Archangel
Dungegan, Prior
t: 066-9479108

Cill Rialaig Arts Centre ,

Dun Geagan, Ballinskelligs +353 (0)66 947 9277

Dr Riordan,

Church Street, Cahersiveen. 066 947 2411

The Citizen’s Information Centre

provides advice in many different areas of life, Family & Relationships, Getting Married, Consumer Affairs, Financial Services, Bereavement, Estates, Education & Training, Third Level Education, Employment, Retirement, Waste Management, Health, Children’s Health, Hospital Services, Housing, Justice, Criminal Law, Money & Taxation, Moving Abroad, Social Welfare, Motoring, Travel Abroad and much more….
Call in to make an appointment or call and speak with Mary.

Opening Hours :
Tue, Wed, Thur 10am to 1.30pm and 2.30pm to 5pm
Friday 10.00am to 1.30 pm

Ballinskelligs Community Hall

An Halla Pobail
Baile ‘n Sceilg
Co Chiarrai

Fon/Phone: +353 (0)947 9111
Fax: +353 (0)947 907