Welcome to Powdermill Nursing Home

Specialising in Residential Care in Ballincollig

Powdermill Nursing Home is situated on the grounds of the old Gunpowder Mills in Ballincollig Cork, now a national park with superb riverside walks. For over 20 years we have been dedicated to the care and well-being of the elderly,

Our residents everyday living made easy with quality care provided by trained carers and registered nurses, residential care offers assistance with everyday activities, such as washing, dressing, eating, and mobility. Our residents can be comfortable and confident in the knowledge that these areas of their life won’t be a struggle, so they can get on doing the things they love.

Powdermill Nursing Home offer excellent modern facilities from it classic Victorian style residential home in the heart of Ballincollig. The Powdermill Nursing Home gives our clients a home from home atmosphere and friendly living environment while ensuring the best of residential care is provided for your love one.

Our accommodation consists of 29 bedrooms comprising

  • 23 single rooms
  • 1 twin room
  • 5 triple rooms
  • A reception area
  • 2 Nurses station
  • 2 Dining and Day room with TVs
  • 2 Staff Rooms
  • 2 Outside Visiting Pods
  • Communal Toilets
  • Outdoor Beauty Salon Pod
  • Beautiful gardens
  • For more information or to arrange  an appointment Call  (021) 487 1184

Safe Visiting



  1. Please do not to come to the centre if you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms of Covid19. Equally if you have been sick or vomiting in the previous 24 hours you are better to hold off on your visit.
  2. We no longer require you to book in a visiting slot.
  3. Mask are no longer mandatory in the Nursing home but please do so, if you so wish.
  4. Please sign in the visitors book on arrival at the Centre.
  5. Visiting pods are available for use by request.
  6. We would ask that you use hand gel on arrival at the Centre and again when you leave.


The residents are delighted that we can welcome you all back into the Centre.

If you have any queries or concerns relating to the visitation, please do not hesitate to contact the director of nursing or any member of the nursing or healthcare team.



Our experience has given us the insight to create the very special "homely" atmosphere that exists in our nursing home. Our staff are committed to providing the highest possible standards of person-centred care that meets the individual needs of our residents.

Relaxed Environment

The environment at The Powdermill is relaxed but standards of privacy, choice, rights, independence, dignity and personal fulfilment are given the highest priority in the care and management of residents.

Quality of Life

We offer residents the opportunity to enhance their quality of life by providing a safe, manageable and comfortable environment. Family members are actively involved in decisions affecting their loved-ones care.