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Paul Street

Cork, Ireland
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Ranked #35 of 82 attractions in Cork
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Neighborhoods
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English first
Cork, Ireland
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

A central part of cork with unique shops and places to eat. Set in a very historical part of Cork and very close to the major shopping areas, however you wont need to go much further than here as there are many independent boutiques and bookshops in the area. Nice place to walk around on a spring morning as its... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

Paul Street is a GREAT place to be! Lots of quirky shops and loads of really great places to grab some food... Great fun for all ages with lots to see and do. It was my favorite area to walk around and take in the sights! I will be back!

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Cork, Ireland
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Paul Street is a lovely pedestrianised area in Cork which is steeped in history. It is the best place for a cup of coffee and shopping in Cork. With the Huguenot Quarter, ancient lanes and St Pauls Church it is a must see. Lots of interesting independent boutiques to visit too! I just loved Walk Shoes located in Rory Gallagher... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

I visited Cork recently, and stopped by Paul Street while I was there. Paul Street has lots of wonderful smaller shops that are more telling of Cork's small-city charm than the Topshop,Tesco and H&M would have you believe. Pinocchio's toyshop is a must-see for any fans of handmade, artisan toys (good for kids and grown-ups!), the real attraction is Auntie... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Having worked in the city centre for many years it is such a pity that this area has declined in recent years. Thought when TKMAXX opened in the area it would have regenerated the area but unfortunately not. Such a pity as a few decent restaurants in the vicinity.

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122 reviews 122 reviews
41 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

This place is also called Rory Gallagher Square after the musician. It is fronted with a large Tesco where hundreds of youths congregate and can be a bit intimidating. However when they go away, the leave their dirt and the odd busker arrives. Some are good, some are bad. Many good restaurants are nearby though.

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Cork, Cork, Ireland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

too outdated run down, unclean. there is litter in the square and railing could do with touch of paint

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45 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

set in the city centre of cork, hosts several shops, just two minutes from the main shopping streets, and a multi story car park,

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