Great Island Motors opened its doors in 1960 and since then has grown to a large operation with used car stock levels, constantly over 150 offering to our existing customers and future customers an extensive range, both in price and vehicles, making us the Largest Second hand car dealership in Munster.

In the Past Great Island Motors has held the Citroen, Suzuki and Daihatsu Franchises. Great Island Motors is an S.I.M.I. Dealership company, which means our Standards are second to none.

Please feel free to contact us anytime by E-mail or Phone to find your next car.

We are a family owned business based at Rushbrooke in Cobh co. Cork. As an independent garage with over 50 years experience and dedication in the motor trade, you can count on us to provide the most personal and knowledgeable service in Cork.

We have full garage services at our main premises which comprises of an 8 Bay Service Department, a 2 Car Showroom and a large display area for Car Sales and Commercial Vehicles, always stocking in excess of 150 Vehicles as well as car, 4×4 and light commercial vehicles.

We particularly specialise in supplying used vehicles along with new cars.

Please feel free to visit us in Cobh and view our forecourt for quality vehicles we have on offer where we give great deals on both used and new cars.


When you book a car rental with us you are guaranteed a vehicle that is both fully serviced and in excellent condition.

At Great Island Car Rentals our friendly staff will provide you with one of the best deals in Ireland. You will find that our car rental prices are cheap, competitive and affordable. Should you have any special requirements  we will only be too happy to accommodate you. To make a telephone enquiry or booking please go to our website.

If You nead a car for special occasion or event  (eg. weddings, debs, communions, confirmations etc.) Great Island Car Rentals can help You with pleasure.

We also offer long term hire discounts!

To use our online Great Island Car rental Ireland booking site please click here .


Great Island Van Rentals have over 50 years experience and have gained an excellent reputation for quality hire vehicle, great value for money & first class customer service.

Here at G.I. Van Rentals we always aim to exceed our customers expectations. Our friendly staff will assist you in finding the right hire vehicle for you.

G.I. Van Rentals has a large fleet of vehicles to hire from at highly competitive prices. Whether you need a van, or even a special mode of transport for any occasion – Great Island Van Hire can meet your needs. We also offer long term hire discounts!

Click here to enter our online Great Island Van Hire booking site.

Our Useful Features & Services

Full Garage Service: Petrol/Diesel/Car Wash

Car & Van Hire

Credit Cards Accepted