Vintage in Cork City

The Village Hall

This Aladdin’s cave is stuffed to the brim with unusual vintage clothing, vinyl records, eclectic furniture and assorted oddities. Despite being full of knick knacks to browse through, it maintains a stylish interio…
Toys in Cork City

Pinocchio's Toys & Gifts

Forget your plastic playthings, explore this little gem full of ethically sourced and good quality toys. Most are traditional creations made of wood and built to last but you’ll find plenty of the cuddly variety too…
Market in Cork City

The Fair Alternative

Shop for some local crafts in this charming market every Saturday, held in the local Unitarian church. Expect handmade jewellery, cosmetics, knitwear, art, candles and photography and other surprising gems.
Deli in Cork City

On the Pig's Back

This famous deli stall in the English Market groans beneath serried ranks of French and Irish cheeses, charcuterie, homemade pâtés and pastries.
Music in Cork City

Pro Musica

A focal point and meeting place for Cork's musicians, with a full range of instruments from electric guitars to clarinets, recording equipment, sheet music and a noticeboard.
Food & Drinks in Cork City


O'Conaill creates exquisite handmade chocolates; don't leave Cork without sampling its delicious Chocolatier's Hot Chocolate.
Food & Drinks in Cork City

Quay Co-Op Organic & Wholefood Shop

One of the pioneers of Cork's alternative scene, this is an excellent place to find fresh and interesting picnic fare.
Art in Cork City

20 20 Gallery

Commercial fine art gallery selling paintings, ceramics and photographic prints by a broad range of Irish artists.
Books in Cork City

Time Traveller's Bookshop

A fascinating antiquarian bookshop specialising in rare and unusual books, first editions and signed copies.
Books in Cork City

Liam Ruiséal Teo.

The oldest and biggest independent bookshop in the city. New and secondhand books, including plenty on Cork.