Shopping in Cork
A must when visiting Cork is to go shopping. There are many shops to pick and choose from that will cater for a variety of tastes. The city main shopping district is centered on St Patrick's street and Oliver Plunket Street. Most of Cork's shops are to be found here from the chic Brown Thomas department store to the narrow lanes flanked by antique shops, chocolatiers and many restaurants. Cork City centre is compact and pedestrian friendly. The main retail district was recently up-dated with new plazas, new paving, lighting, landscaping and street furniture. All of Ireland's major national and international stores are represented and you will find outlets retailing international brands as well as goods from renowned Irish designers. The old Huguenot quarter around French Church Street and Carey's Lane with modern fashion boutiques, smart cafés and antique traders is a popular haunt for those with a keen eye for style . Further from the city centre, the metropolitan area is well supplied with shopping centers. So, whether you are browsing for pleasure or providing for a family, Cork City is an excellent place to shop.
Directions: Cork city is approximately 10 minutes away from Fitzgearlds Vienna Woods hotel. To get there go to the Dunkettle roundabout take the left exit and it's a straight road all the way to the city center. Mahon Point Shopping Centre offers a wide range of shops, bars and cafes, a multi-screen cinema all within easy access of the Cork City centre. Anchor tenants, include Debenhams and Tesco who are joined by many leading retail names such as Next, Zara, Lacoste, Game, Champion Sports and many more! With over 50 leading shops and 2,000 free parking spaces, it is the largest shopping centre outside Dublin and the ideal shopping destination for the Munster region.
Mahon point is open: Monday to Tuesday 9-7 Wednesday to Friday 9-9 Saturday to Sunday 9-7
Contact Information: 021-4972800
Directions: Follow directions for the Jack Lynch Lee Tunnel and South Ring Road, when you exit the tunnel take the first exit for (Mahon & Blackrock). Proceed to the lights, take a right (over the bridge) through three sets of traffic lights then turn right to enter the Shopping Centre car parks