The Island Crematorium
When choosing hotels near the Island Crematorium, look no further than the Carrigaline Court Hotel. As the closest hotel to the crematorium, our Cork hotel is situated only 11km or a 7 minute drive away. Situated close to Ringaskiddy Village, the crematorium is located across from Cork harbour south from the town of Cobh.
The crematorium is designed specifically for religious or non-religious services with the option of simple committal or full service. There is also the option to use the venue as a spiritual space for an end of life ceremony without using the crematorium facilities. The crematorium’s unique location overlooking the harbour offers an experience like no other. Surrounded by the sights and sounds of the sea it’s location offers a truly unique spiritual space.
The Crematorium also keeps a book of remembrance whereby families can request to have an entry place to remember their loved ones. The Crematorium is open from 9.00am-5.00pm Monday to Friday and Saturday upon request.
Steeped in history the Island Crematorium is located on Rocky Island in Cork harbour. The island has played an important part in the local history as the building was constructed in 1808 as a magazine holding up to 35,000 barrels of gunpowder. During this period Cork Harbour was an important anchorage for the navy fleets due to the fact that England was a major colonial force during this period.
If you are looking for venues suitable for private dining in Cork look no further than the Carrigaline Court Hotel. Extensive menu options for lunch or evening meals are available each day of the week in Collins Bar or the Bistro. Click here to contact us for more information or click here to view our sample menu for family gatherings.