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Cork Shopping – Shops, Stores, Best Buys & Inside Tips

Cork Shopping

If you are making a trip to Ireland and you are visiting Cork, then you will of course want to take advantage of the many great shopping stores to choose from. Here’s a quick look at some of the best places to go shopping.

Indoor Shopping Arcades

This indoor shopping arcade is very delightful because it offers a variety of items available for purchase. Many people who come shopping here purchase clothes and jewelry, but it is important not to overlook the selection of new choclaterie that is available too.

English Market

If you want to shop at an actual English Market, this is the place to come. The market itself has existed since 1610, with the present building that you shop out of dating back to 1786. The building was refurbished back in 1980 because of a fire. You will find all sorts of items for purchase here, including foods, spices and a wide variety of luxury items.

Blarney Woollen Mills

This is a whole complex of different stores that is only a short distance from the Blarney Castle. You will find a shop, hotel, and eatery here, making it the perfect place to spend a day or two enjoying all that it has to offer. From china to souvenirs, there is so much to choose from.


When traveling to Cork, you will also find several bookstores to choose from, each of which employ knowledgable staff members. If you are looking for the cheapest prices, you will want to visit the bookstore on Bridge Street.

Editor’s note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about shopping in Cork.

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