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Cork On Ice Christmas Ice Skating 2015

Cork On Ice is back again this year, revealing its stunning 800sqm ice rink under the impressive roof of a 2425sqm marquee on the grounds of Mahon Point Shopping Centre. Now in its third year at this location, Cork on Ice is becoming one of the traditional ways to usher in the winter season for many families. Now expanded, the event marquee offers more seating, lockers and viewing areas, under an airy ceiling decorated with twinkling Christmas lights.
The Cork On Ice will be open until 31 January 2016
Booking Online:- You can book on line here through our booking link directly to the Cork On Ice ticket salese.

At Cork On Ice they run Special Events for people of all ages.

  • Student Specials Wednesday evenings.
  • The Penguin Club for young skaters Thursday afternoons – 3.10 session
  • Every Friday night is 80’s night, with complimentary costumes at no additional charge.
  • Junior Ice Hockey takes place on Saturday mornings with Figure Skating on Sunday mornings.
  • Christmas Party Nights are taking place on selected dates in December
  • Skate with Santa on selected weekends in December.
The cosy rest area offers the perfect place to relax rink-side and watch others on the ice, with a selection of tasty refreshments for all the family to enjoy. To complete the experience, Cork on Ice will offer skaters the opportunity to purchase instant photos of their skating antics before they leave.

Ice Skating At Cork On Ice

Cork on Ice is Irelands Favourite Ice Rink! The main rink is 600m2 and while it might be busy at times it is never overcrowded because they restrict the number of people that can take to the ice at any one time. The separate Kiddie Rink is 200m2 and features penguin and seal skating aids to help junior skaters find their feet! Regular customers also know that the staff at Cork on Ice take great care of their visitors ensuring that your visit is enjoyable and safe.

Cork on Ice is an accessible venue and they welcome people of all abilities They have a great sound system and a super light show to enhance the experience. This is a large rink but don’t be worried if you haven’t skated before as there is a handrail right around and many visitors choose to not let go. They have an experienced team on hand that will only be too pleased to offer assistance and advice.

Sessions last for 50 minutes and you should arrive at least 20 minutes before your session starts. It’s a good idea to wear gloves and thick socks and bring an extra pair just in case. Skating is like cycling, you’re safer wearing a helmet and they will have them available at the venue but feel free to bring your own.

Tickets are on sale now both online  on this page and through the dedicated Ticket Desk in Mahon Point Shopping Centre. Off peak prices are available 7 days a week and special group and class discounts are available.

Kids Ice Skating At Cork On Ice

This Kids ice rink is magic and perfect for children from about age three up. The friendly penguins are always willing to help the little and not so little one keep their balance. Regular snow falls and a fantastic light show help ensure that your family’s visit to Cork on Ice will be memorable for everyone."Cork On Ice"

Please note that this rink is separate from our main rink. A dedicated Cork on Ice team member is present at all times. Because each child is different but generally they advise that children under 3 should not use the rink. If you have any doubt bring your child along a little early and show them the Kid’s Rink and see how they feel about it….before you buy a ticket

Family Fun Tip :- They cannot guarantee that each child will get a penguin or seal for the entire session, but they encourage people to pass them on after 10 mins.

Times For Skating

  • Cork on Ice is open 7 days per week from 6 November until 31 January 2016
  • The only day they are closed is Christmas Day
  • Monday – Friday:- 15.10 – 16.20 – 17.30 – 18.40 – 19.50 – 21.00
  • Weekends and Holidays:-10.30, 11.40, 12.50, 14.00, 15.10, 16.20, 17.30, 18.40, 19.50, 21.00
  • December 24th (Christmas Eve) —  Last Session is 5.30pm
  • December 25th (Christmas Day) —  CLOSED
  • December 26th (St. Stephens Day)–  First Session is 10.30am. Last Session is 5.30pm
  • December 31st (New Years Eve)–   Last Session is 5.30pm
  • January 31th (Last Day)–    Last Session is 5.30pm.

Cost For Ice Skating


Box Office PEAK

Online PEAK

Box Office OFF PEAK












Family of 3 €40




Family of 4 €49 €45 €39


Booking Online:- You can book on line here through our booking link directly to the Cork On Ice ticket salese..

Skate With Santa

Fancy a skate with Santa Claus this Christmas?

Skate with Santa is back for the 2015 season. Santa Claus will be skating on the morning sessions every Saturday and Sunday in December (check on our facebook pages for more).

Join us for some Christmas songs, hot chocolate and even some snow!

Take this opportunity to create lasting Christmas memories for all the family!

A perfect opportunity to get young kids on the ice!

Skate with Santa does get very busy, especially in the weeks coming up to Christmas so we advise that you book your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment!

Tickets can be booked online, at the ticket desk or by phone on 0818 919 807. Off peak prices apply

Directions To Cork On Ice

  • From the North, Cork City Centre, and (Limerick N20 Dublin N8).
Follow directions for the Jack Lynch Lee Tunnel and South Ring Road, when you exit the tunnel take the first exit for (Mahon & Blackrock). Proceed to the lights, take a right (over the bridge) through three sets of traffic lights then turn right to enter the Shopping Centre car parks.
  • From the East, and (Waterford & Wexford N25)
As you approach Cork City take the first exit at the Dunkettle roundabout to enter the Jack Lynch Lee Tunnel, when you exit the tunnel – same as above (North).
  • From the South, Cork Airport N27, and (Carrigaline N28 Bandon N71)
Proceed to the N25 South Ring Road and follow directions for the South Ring – East Link. Take the exit for (Mahon & Blackrock) and proceed to the lights and turn left. Proceed through 2 sets of lights, then turn right at the junction to enter the Shopping centre car parks