08 September 2023

Carrolls Irish Gifts is thrilled to announce the grand opening of its 20th store in Ireland, located on the iconic Patrick Street in Cork. The new store officially opened its doors on the 7th September, with a family fun day for the community.  


This expansion signifies a huge milestone for the brand and demonstrates their commitment to supporting local talent and boosting the regional economy. By bringing their total number of employees in Cork to 34, the brand continues to play a significant role in generating job opportunities. 


Carrolls Irish Gifts celebrated the opening of its new store in Cork with a family fun day where their customers were treated to a Roadshow with RedFM as part of other in-store celebrations.


CEO of Carrolls Irish Gifts, Peter Hyland commented on the launch: 

“We are really excited to open our second store in Patrick Street, Cork and our 20th store in Ireland. This expansion is a testament to the incredible support we've received from the community and our customers. We are opening in time for the Christmas rush which has grown strength to strength in Cork each year with a massive emphasis on high value products and supporting Irish brands.

As we continue to grow, we are dedicated to being a meaningful part of the local economy and a platform for local talent to shine. This new store is not just about business, but about creating a space where Irish heritage and creativity come to life.”


Deirdre Herlihy, Manager of the new Cork store also commented on the launch:

“I am thrilled to be appointed as the manager of the new Carrolls store in Cork. The grand opening of our 20th store in Ireland marks an exciting chapter for both Carrolls Irish Gifts and the vibrant community of Cork. As we open our doors, we invite everyone to come in and explore Ireland's craftsmanship, creativity, and talent. We're looking forward to becoming a central part of Cork's story and making special memories with every person who visits our new store.”


Carrolls Irish Gifts has a rich tradition of supporting and championing local Irish talent. The new Cork store continues this tradition, offering a broader platform for creators to exhibit their work and contribute to celebrating Ireland's cultural heritage.

For more information, please visit www.carrollsirishgifts.com or follow Carrolls Irish Gifts on social media.