Carrigaline is a town in Co Cork. Its location 14km south of Cork City has made it into a commuter town, which has expanded rapidly over the years. It is also a gateway to West Cork. The town has four banks and a credit union and three supermarkets. It also has a hotel, a church, a Co-op superstore and a selection of pubs, restaurants and retail shops. There is also a number of schools in the area as well as GAA, soccer, rugby, tennis, basketball and golf clubs.