Shopping In Cork Airport

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Shopping in Cork Airport

Duty-Free Items Within the EU

You can bring a reasonable amount of duty-free items while travelling from European countries through Irish airports, you are allowed to carry 800 cigarettes, 200 cigars or 1kg of tobacco. The limits for alcohol are 110 litres of beer, 10 litres of spirits or 90 litres of wine.

Outside the EU

You are the following limits while travelling from a country outside the EU, 200 cigarettes, 50 cigars and 250grams of tobacco. The limits for alcohol are 4 litres of wine, 16 litres of beer and 1 litre of alcohol over 22%.

Product prices are low in Cork Airport in the Loop, it’s a great place to get good value and save some money.

The Loop

The Loop at Cork Airport offers a huge amount of products, you can 15% off products and up to 40% off selected lines. Experts are on hand to advise on various beauty products. There is a range of creams, aftershaves, full range of make-up products. The Loop opens from 4.00 am to 10.00 pm.

Shop and Collect Service

There is a shop and collect service while travelling with the EU, customers can purchase items and the items can be stored in the airport for collection while returning to fly home. Please contact +353(0)21 432 9645 or email shop&

Click and Collect Service

The click-and-collect service is a great way to purchase items online and save money. Purchase your most liked brands at within 48 hours, while departing or arriving, your products can then be picked up at the airport when you arrive.

Please contact Click and Collect at +353(0)21 432 9645 or email shop&

WH Smith Cork Airport

WH Smith offers a large range of newspapers, books and magazines. There are two different WH Smiths in the airport. One shop is located on the ground floor between the check-in area and the arrivals hall. This shop opens from 5.00 am to 8.00 pm. The second WH Smith shop is in the departure hall at Boarding Gate 5. this shop opens from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm.

Prayer Room

There is a multi-faith prayer room at Cork Airport, the room is situated next to the car park office on the ground floor of the multi-storey car park. The prayer is designed to allow people of various religions and faiths to have somewhere where they can pray and practice their faith. The room is open 24 hours per day. Mobile phones have to be switched off while in the prayer room. You are also requested to remove your shoes when entering the prayer room. There is mass provided and people are asked not to light any candles or incense in the prayer room.

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FAO – Frequently Asked Questions

What is the duty-free limit for alcohol within the EU??

Answer – The limits for duty-free alcohol within the EU travel area are 110 litres of beer, 10 litres of spirits or 90 litres of wine.

  Is there a prayer room at Cork Airport?

Answer – Yes, there is a prayer room located in the airport terminal building, it is open 24 hours per day.

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