Fashion & Shopping in Cork
Cork City's Main Shopping area' s include shopping on Patrick Street, Princes Street, Oliver Plunkett Street, and the North Main Street. The large shopping centre's in Cork City include Merchant's Quay Shopping Centre, Paul Street Shopping Centre, French Church Street, North Main Street Shopping Centre, and the English Market.
Patrick Street is Cork City's longest shopping street and Princes Street is where you will find access to the English Market. MacCurtain Street is has a range of shops from Antiques, Cafés and Musical Instruments shop's including Crowley's Music Centre shop where the renowned guitarist Rory Gallagher purchased his trademark 1961 Fender Stratocaster Guitar.
Some of the big shopping hot spots in the centre of the city:
The English Market
Cornmarket Centre - (Biggest name: TK Maxx)
Merchant's Quay - (Marks & Spencer & Debenhams)
Paul Street Centre - (Tesco)
North Main Street - (Dunnes Stores)
In addition to several shopping centres in on the city centre island, the most recent and modern development in Cork has been the establishment of Opera Lane - an outdoor shopping mall and new street constructed to house some of the leading names in fashion
The English Market Cork has entrances on Princes Street, Patrick Street, the Grand Parade, New Market Lane and Mutton Lane. It is a covered market supplying mainly food produce, local and imported to the people of Cork, Ireland and many business through its time, such as fish, fruit, meat and vegetable.
Wilton Shopping Centre with over 65 Stores under one roof catering for all your needs seven days a week. Wilton Shopping Centre is ideally located 10 minutes from Cork City Centre in the Western Suburbs across the road from Cork University Hospital (CUH).
Merchants Quay Shopping Centre is the premier shopping destination in Cork City. We have three large department stores including Marks & Spencer, Dunnes Stores and Debenhams. We also have a car parking facility for 800 cars. If you are interested in visiting the shopping centre, you may also use the park & ride bus facility at the Kinsale Road roundabout for ease of access.