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What’s at your local market??
Fresh/organic/local fruit, veg, meat, fish and cheese 
Fresh baking and ready-to-eat foods 
Unusual local art & crafts 
Wide selection of bric-a-brac and collectibles 
A great day out & a friendly Irish welcome.
About West Cork Markets
West Cork (Ireland) is home to a unique collection of weekly farmers’ markets - held in town and villages from Schull in the far South-West to Bandon in the East.
Where is West Cork?
Opinion is divided as to exactly “where” West Cork is. Some folks say it’s more a state of mind than a geographical location - some others say it’s a Republic. For the sake of this website, let’s say it stretches from the Atlantic in the West to about Bandon in the East....  - though we’re open to discussion about that.
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Market Directory
This site contains a Market Directory - which lists each of the markets in West Cork and gives details of opening hours, traders & contact information.
So far - we have full details of markets many West Cork towns and villages - but if your favourite West Cork market isn’t already on our list - please contact us with the details and we’ll include you.
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Buying from your local market not only saves you money - it’s also great for the environment as it saves you ‘food miles’.
You can talk direct to the producers, and get fresh local produce and unique crafts at great prices, while supporting the local economy..
In these tough economic times it makes even more sense to support your local producers - you keep them in business and you save money. Why not visit your local market this week - you’ll be surprised at what’s on offer! is your personal guide to the farmers’ markets of West Cork, Ireland. Use this website to plan your visit to our markets - where you’ll find the best local food, crafts, and craic.
Every week (come rain or shine) the local artisan food producers, crafts people and artists, and stallholders bring their wares and set up their stalls to provide a great social and shopping experience for locals and tourists alike. is a celebration of these hardy folk and their markets - whether you’re here on holiday or if you live locally - why not drop in to your local market this week - you’ll be pleasantly surprised at what’s on offer.
Markets are good for local towns
The revival of traditional markets is very good news for local businesses - as the weekly Market Day brings an influx of shoppers, not just to the market but also to other local shops, bars, cafes and ‘high-street’ traders. 

Throughout West Cork, markets and shopkeepers are in cooperation, not competition.
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West Cork Markets
Your personal guide to the Farmers markets of West Cork, Ireland
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