Nido Curraheen Point, Farranlea Road, Cork T12 AY95

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Nido Curraheen Point Cork Accommodation

Welcome to our flagship student residence located in the enchanting city of Cork, a city alive with creative, young energy, known by the locals as ‘the real capital of Ireland’. A massive 30,000 students are based in Cork each year, so it’s a city constantly evolving to make student life the best it can be.

Home to over 140 students, Nido Curraheen Point offers exceptional facilities, stylish rooms and unbeatable Wi-Fi all wrapped in a modern aesthetic and is just minutes from shops, bars, cafés and Cork City Centre. This student accommodation has fantastic access to useful transport links to explore your surroundings or visit your family! With our residence being just a 15-minute walk away from University College Cork and Munster Technological University Cork, it couldn’t be easier to get to lectures with ease.

Why not book a tour of Nido Curraheen Point in Cork and start picturing yourself living with Nido!

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Room Types in Curraheen Point

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What's included

No matter what room option you choose whilst staying at Curraheen Point, there is one thing for sure – you will have a super cosy place to rest your head, a snazzy kitchen, relaxing bathroom and a desk for all your studies. 

In our Curraheen Point residence, you can also enjoy access to all-year-round events, laundry facilities, common spaces and study spaces for studying with friends. You also can sleep well knowing that we provide 24 hour security, on site maintenance and super fast 200Mbps WiFi!

Use our amazing virtual 360 tour to get a better look at what we have to offer!

200Mbps WiFi
Year-round events (currently virtual!)
On-Site maintenance
24-hour security
Central courtyard
Transport links 2 mins walk
Bike Storage
On-site laundry facilities
Study spaces
Common spaces
TULU - Smart Rental Unit


With our outstanding facilities it couldn’t be easier to make the most out of your student experience here in Cork. There are shared calming and inspiring social and study rooms for you to enjoy, perfect for group projects or individual study time. Plus, our super-fast, reliable WiFi is accessible anywhere in the building so you can study, relax or socialise anywhere you like!

Key amenities at Curraheen Point:

  • Large open plan common room for relaxing and catching up with friends!
  • Spacious study area to help you concentrate
  • Laundry room
  • Safe and secure bike store
  • Bin store to keep the rubbish out of your personal space and keep your room smelling fresh!


360° tour

Virtual tours are an exciting way to show you your new Nido home wherever you are in the world! What are you waiting for?

The Team

Leah Murphy
Assistant Manager
A big welcome to Curraheen Point from me, Jamie. I’m sure you’re going to fit right in.
Jamie Collins
City Manager

What's nearby

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The neighbourhood

Living in one of our three Cork private student residences, you really couldn’t be closer to your college, you’ll be able to travel to and from lectures with ease and utilise the social and study spaces in between, as well as getting around and exploring everything the beautiful city of Cork has to offer.

At Nido, we ensure you are never far away from the excitement of city life. We want you to be able to experience all the local amenities and attractions Cork can offer you as a student from exploring the culture and heritage to inspire studies, to winding down and enjoying a cup of coffee, tasty meal or enjoying a casual cocktail in the city centre. Keep up to date with our blog for all the local events!

The Huguenot Quarter

The narrow lanes of this quarter are the ideal place to eat and drink in the city, whether you need that stand out coffee, some chocolate to hit that sweet tooth craving or fancy a night out for dinner.

Beantown Café

An independent cafe with a chilled vibe, serving fresh coffee just a 3-minute walk from Nido. We suggest the Reuben toasties with Irish Cheddar – They taste amazing!


Whether you love Burritos, Tacos, Quesadilla or Nachos this Mexican restaurant has what you want. For those looking for a good mexican meal that doesn't break the bank

Triskel Arts Centre

Set within a renovated church building, Triskel Arts Centre hosts a wide variety of events from live music, exhibitions, theatre and cinema.

Cyprus Avenue

One of the best spots in town to get your live-music and gigs by a variety of local singers and established bands.

Cork City Gaol

This castle like building once housed 19th Century prisoners and is well worth a visit if you’re into architecture, history or wax works.

St Patrick Street

Cork City's main street is a bustling hub of shopping. You can find everything you need here from books to music, art supplies, homeware and the latest fashion.

Tesco Express

Based 5 mins from Nido, the best place for you to pick up all your essentials or even those late-night cravings.

Dennehy's Cross Pharmacy

The closest pharmacy to Curraheen Point is just a 10-minute walk towards the city centre then turn right at Victoria Cross Rd.

Dwyer’s of Cork

Around since 1820, Dwyer's is a staple of Cork City. A must go place for food and drink with live music and great atmosphere.


This traditional pub is full of eccentric corners and seating areas, whether it is next to the open fire or in front of the action on the big screen on game day. It is the perfect place for food, drinks & live music.

The Washington Inn

A traditional Irish pub in the heart of Cork City. With great pints and a cosy atmosphere there real.


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