All you need to do is ring the Cork City parking number (021) 492 4030, and input the zone number for your street, which is displayed on the parking sign on the street, and pay.
If you have not used the service before, your call will be automatically directed to a customer service representative to assist you.
As a registered customer, you can:
Alternatively, if you wish to park off-street, please click here for available spaces in Cork City multi-storey car parks and the Black Ash Park & Ride.
New Cork City Park by Phone Signage
Parking Using a Cork City Parking App
Easy to register service
No necessity for coins or Pay by Disc
Top-Ups at Post Offices and from your car
Online receipts for regular users
Reminder message sent when parking credit is running low
If you are an existing customer of the service, you may utilise the service as normal until 17th May 2015. On Monday 18th May 2015, you can continue to use the improved park by phone service simply by accepting the new Terms and Conditions and transferring parking credit to your individual account. The Terms and Conditions are displayed below for ease of reference.
Please note the following new telephone numbers:
If you are new to this service you can access the service in any of the following ways:
Drivers must deposit money into their Cork City Park by Phone account and this is used to pay for parking. When the credit runs low the drivers can top up over the phone, by clicking below, or by selecting auto top up on the phone or App.
From 18th May 2015, you will be able to top up your parking credit by clicking on the link below:
Once registered drivers pay to park as follows:
Each Street has its own Zone Number. The Zone Number is displayed on the Cork City Park by Phone sign and includes:
Cork City Park by Phone T&C Please read this Agreement carefully.
To Pay for On-Street Parking phone 021-4924030.
A new Customer Helpline number is also available to call on 021-4924025.
Cork City Council,
Cork City council are pleased to offer customers in the city centre access to contract Parking in North Main Street car park.
The car park is ideally situated in the heart of Cork City in close proximity to the Mercy University Hospital, Gate Cinema, Cork Courthouse along with all shops and amenities on North Main Street and adjoining streets.
Contract parking is available to customers at €100 per month. This guarantees a space in a designated area of the car park.
To apply, please forward the completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Three electric charging points have been installed in two Cork City Centre multi-storey car parks.
The charge points have been installed in Paul Street and North Main Street car parks – both centrally located. The charge points offer EV users free energy while normal parking charges apply for use of the multi-storey car park.;
2 charge points in Paul Street car park
1 charge point in North Main Street car park
Charges are as follows:
EV Charge Point
Price for Parking per hour
Flat Rate Parking Charge
North Main Street
€2.00 (18.30 – 21.30)
€3.50 (18.30 – 0.00)
List of Parking Disc Retailers 2017(78KB) Full list of locations to purchase parking discs within Cork City and the surrounding areas.
Opening Hours of car parks in Cork City on Saturday, March 17th.
|Paul Street Car Park||10:00 - 24:00|
|North Main Street Car Park||10:00 - 21:30|
|The Black Ash Park & Ride||8:30 - 19:30|
The Black Ash Park & Ride, located just off the Kinsale Road Rounabout, is FREE all day. This includes both parking and bus to the city centre.
Due to road closures in Cork City for the parade, the Black Ash will drop off and pick up on Anglesea Street.
Normal Charges will apply in North Main Street and Paul Street Car Parks.