Food in Durrus

Durrus Farmhouse

West Cork has earned an international reputation for its marvellous cheese, thanks to the likes of Durrus Farmhouse, whose produce is sold all over Ireland and the UK, and even in the US and Japan. You can visit the…
Food in Clonakilty

Edward Twomey

Clonakilty's most treasured export is its black pudding, the sausage made from pig's blood, oatmeal and onion that features on most local restaurant menus. The best place to buy it is from butcher Edward Twomey, who…
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.
Glass in Kinsale

Kinsale Crystal

Exquisite work by an ex-Waterford craftsman who stands by the traditional 'deep-cutting, high-angle' style. A million tiny sparkles greet you as you enter.
Market in Schull

Country Market

Schull's popular market showcases the work of the village's artists and craftspeople, and draws producers and purveyors from around the region.
Food in Glandore & Union Hall

Union Hall Smoked Fish

Union Hall smoked salmon is renowned. You can buy it here at this factory outlet, along with fresh catches and live shellfish.
Arts & Crafts in Cork City

Vibes & Scribes

Corks' biggest selection of arts and crafts materials, for everything from knitting and crochet to sculpture and calligraphy.
Books in Cork City


Lots of magazines, a decent selection of Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSI) hiking maps, and good stationery on the 2nd floor.
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.
Food & Drinks in Cork City


O'Connaill creates exquisite chocolates; don't leave Cork without sampling its delicious Chocolatier's Hot Chocolate.