Jacob's Island is an area on the southside of Cork City in Co Cork. It is one of Cork's most important wildlife settings and offers stunning scenery. It is located south of the N40 ring road and is largely residential. Jacob's Island has its boundaries of Lough Mahon on its eastern side and the Douglas Estuary on its southern side. The Mahon Point Shopping Centre is nearby with some of the best high street names. It also boasts an extensive shoreline and 18 acres of mature parkland, which includes a trim trail and a walkway. The city centre can be accessed via the 215 and 215A buses every half hour.