Category Archives: Shopping | Where to Buy

  1. Still Loving Cork Monopoly

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    November 2, 2016 by Evin

    Two years ago, Monopoly Cork Board Game was launched to much fanfare and excitement – at least in our house. …
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  2. Cork Wools moved to Castle Street


    July 31, 2015 by Evin

    Cork Wools local yarn store on Castle Street in Cork

    Local favourite wool shop, Cork Wools, was nestled in the English Market arcade until this summer when it moved to its new and current location on Castle Street facing Cornmarket. The new space is technically smaller, but with more natural light it feels more spacious and inviting.

  3. Knit Local: Vivi’s Trading in Kinsale and Smudge Yarns

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    July 7, 2015 by Evin

    Vivi's Trading in Kinsale with Smudge Yarns

    As you know, I’m a fan and friend of Smudge Yarns. We recently collaborated together and with Suzanne McEndoo on …
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  4. Knit Local with These Islands

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    March 16, 2015 by Evin

    I’m delighted to tell you about a project I’ve been working on for the last year that finally launches this …
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  5. Christmas in Cork


    December 17, 2014 by Evin

    I wanted to share some tips and information for spending Christmas in Cork. So, put your tinsel on and slip …
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  6. Bake Knit Sew: A Recipe and Craft Project Annual – My Book Launch at Vibes & Scribes

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    October 10, 2014 by Evin

    My book is done! After 13 months, my book project is complete. It was a long road filled with designing, …
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  7. Welcome to Ireland: A Newcomer’s Survival Guide

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    August 22, 2014 by Evin

    It has been 74 months since I arrived at Cork Airport with five bags of my favorite possessions to make Ireland …
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  8. Bloomsday Flowers


    August 18, 2014 by Evin

    There is the most charming and inspiring flower shop in Carrigtwohill, County Cork called Bloomsday Flowers. I ran across it …
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  9. Rocket Man on Princes Street

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    August 14, 2014 by Evin

    You’ve probably seen him at markets and festivals, but now Rocket Man has an HQ on Princes Street in Cork …
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  10. Pana Bakery in Merchants Quay


    January 13, 2014 by Evin

    There is a new artisan bakery in Merchants Quay and they have sourdough bread, gigantic meringues, and alternative flour breads! …
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