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…
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…
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.
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.
Schull's popular market showcases the work of the village's artists and craftspeople, and draws producers and purveyors from around the region.
Union Hall smoked salmon is renowned. You can buy it here at this factory outlet, along with fresh catches and live shellfish.
Corks' biggest selection of arts and crafts materials, for everything from knitting and crochet to sculpture and calligraphy.
Lots of magazines, a decent selection of Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSI) hiking maps, and good stationery on the 2nd floor.
One of the pioneers of Cork's alternative scene, this is an excellent place to find fresh and interesting picnic fare.
O'Connaill creates exquisite chocolates; don't leave Cork without sampling its delicious Chocolatier's Hot Chocolate.