CORK BUSINESS DEALS: ‘Feelgood Friday’ returns this week – various special offers in multiple locations

26 July 2017
By Bryan T. Smyth

Traders in the Victorian Quarter of Cork City will step outside their premises from 5pm – 7pm this Feel Good Friday to give you a taste of what the street has to offer. So whether you’re dashing through on the way home from work or have a few hours to spend in the Quarter you’ll be able to sample the treats and quirks of the Victorian Quarter without even having to step foot in a premises! So treat yourself to something different this Feel Good Friday and visit the Victorian Quarter.

To celebrate the launch of their wellness department in store, the Kilkenny Shop will be running an outdoor yoga class on astroturf on Emmet Place with inspiring yoga instructor Yogacharya Lalit Kumar, founder of Himalayan Yoga in Cork.

After the yoga class they will have complimentary healthy treats and light refreshments from Perry Street Market Café in-store, while also giving participants a chance to sample their wellness products and explore the range. Please note there is a bring your own mat policy. Tickets are €15 through Eventbrite but are fully refundable against Wellness product on offer at Kilkenny Emmet Place on the day. Tickets can be purchased here:

Feel Good Friday Promotions

Arthur Mayne’s

Treat yourself to a jug of Pims at Arthur Mayne’s for just €15 all night!


Enjoy the cocktail of the week at BDSM – 2 cocktails for €10 until 9pm!


Enjoy a complimentary cocktail with any steak purchased.

Boots – Merchant’s Quay

Want to be in with a chance to win a No7 Hamper full of goodies worth €150?

All you have to do is sign up to Advantage Card or Parenting Club in store. (Already a member? Don’t panic! Simply pop your name and phone number in to the box to enter.)

Café Velo

Be sure to stop by Café Velo this Feel Good Friday to be in with a chance of winning one of TWO €50 Café Velo vouchers!

With every purchase made in Café Velo on Friday July 28th you will be entered into a draw to win one of these vouchers.

The winners will be drawn at 9am Saturday morning.


The Cask team are Really looking forward to “Sample Our Street”!

Cask will be bringing some of its finest ‘team members’ to the street between 5pm and 7pm and will host their take on a ‘Lemonade Stand’  & they also promise to have a little surprise planned.

Clayton Hotel Cork City

Stop by the Clayton Hotel, Cork City this Feel Good Friday and receive complimentary home-made lemonade for all guests at lunchtime in Globe Restaurant and the Red Bean Roastery at the Clayton Hotel Cork City and the team will be giving out complimentary lemonades on the Boardwalk from 12 – 2pm!

Costigan’s Pub 

Costigan’s Pub will be serving complimentary hamburgers straight off the BBQ in their Beer Garden from 6pm to celebrate Feel Good Friday – they’ve also got some fancy new outdoor seating which we recommend checking out!

Don’t delay because these mouth-watering hamburgers are only available while stocks last!

Everyman Theatre 

The Everyman Theatre are running an irresistible special offer to celebrate Feel Good Friday. Located at the heart of Cork’s Victorian Quarter, the team are delighted to participate in “Sample Our Street”.

Brian Friel’s masterpiece Dancing at Lughnasa at The Everyman from August 2nd.

*** BUY 1 TICKET & GET 1 FREE ***

Following the success of Lovers and The Factory Girls, The Everyman continues its tradition of producing top-quality drama. Come and meet the five Mundy sisters and their family in this rich and deeply moving account of life in 1930’s rural Ireland.

Witty yet thought-provoking, Dancing at Lughnasa brings an evening full of humour and camaraderie with Brian Friel’s magical turn of phrase. A night at theatre not to be missed!

Use the code DAL17  at the time of booking. You can avail of this offer in person, over the phone or by simply clicking here

Hurry, offer valid until Sunday midnight. Get them while they last!

Gallaghers Gastro Pub

The team at Gallaghers are so excited to take part in “Sample Our Street” and have a very special treat planned this Feel Good Friday so be sure to pass by, especially if you have a sweet tooth!

Holy Smoke BBQ Restaurant

Order a Blowout meal between 4pm and 7pm this Feel Good Friday and get 2 free sides!

Simply mention Feel Good Friday when ordering to avail of this great offer!

Leader Menswear

Pique polo’s and t-shirt’s are HALF PRICE this Feel Good Friday across the full range of sizes – M-6XL!

Just quote Feel Good Friday at the point of purchase to redeem this amazing offer.

Lee Travel 

Pop in to Lee Travel this Feel Good Friday and find yourself anything from a last minute holiday offer to an all-inclusive cruise.

Everyone that visits either of the two stores on Princes St or Paul St this Feel Good Friday has an opportunity to win a €100 Lee Travel Voucher.


Just ask for the Feel Good Friday special at LeisurePlex this Friday, July 28th, and receive:

2 for 1 vouchers on all activities


€2 off Quasar games

Mardyke Bar & Bowl

Play an hour of ping pong for FREE from 1pm-6pm this Feel Good Friday!

Just mention Feel Good Friday to avail of this fantastic offer!

McGettigan’s Cookhouse and Bar at The Ambassador Hotel 

The incredible folk at The Ambassador Hotel have a special treat this Feel Good Friday.

  • Free Tea/ Coffee with Meal for Lunch
  • Free Glass of Prosecco with Meal for Dinner


The generous folk over at Novecento are offering a Complimentary Glass of Prosecco and a taste of their antipasto to all customers joining them for a main course this coming Feel Good Friday!


As participants of “Sample Our Street” Novecento will be serving complimentary slices of pizza to all passers-by between 5pm and 7pm.

You’ll definitely want a “pizza” that!

Republic of Work

The team over at Republic of Work know how to give you that Friday feeling!

They are offering a FREE Co-Working Friday to the first 50 people who register on Eventbrite at

Rising Sons Brewery

The Rising Sons  famous pizza & pint deal is extended for Feel Good Friday!

Enjoy a home made Italian style pizza with a choice of toppings and a pint of their award winning beer for just €12.

The Fish Wife

Buy any burger and get a free bag of chips this Feel Good Friday!

Offer available from 12-6 in both stores – MacCurtain Street & Grand Parade.

The Imperial Hotel

Enjoy a complimentary Glass of Prosecco with the Early Bird Menu at The Pembroke Restaurant in the Imperial Hotel from 5.30pm – 6.30pm.

Reservations Required – Please quote Feel Good Friday to avail of this offer.


Buy one cocktail get one free from Seventy Six on the Mall from 5pm – 7pm.

Please quote Feel Good Friday when ordering.

The Montenotte Hotel

The guys at The Montenotte Hotel have created a very special cocktail to celebrate Feel Good Friday.

The Uncle Monty @ €11.00
A refreshing, fruity, effervescent cocktail to be enjoyed on their spectacular Panorama Terrace on a Summer’s Feel Good Friday.
• Bombay Gin
• Summer Berries
• Lemon Juice
• Sugar Syrup
• Soda Water

The Shelbourne Bar

Make you’re way up to MacCurtain Street this Feel Good Friday where The Shelbourne Bar will be serving complimentary Bacon & Cheese Burgers from 6pm


The Shelbourne Bar will feature a pop-up Gin Bar this Feel Good Friday also from 6pm showcasing the delicious Black’s Gin served with a slice of fresh Grapefruit and Schweppes Tonic.


Ellen Jansson will be playing a gorgeous classical lunchtime concert this Feel Good Friday at 1.10pm with tickets priced at just €10!

Click HERE for more details.


The talented Triskel team are hosting a Visual Arts Exhibition – Child’s Play by Australian Artist Michael Kempson presented by Cork Printmakers this Feel Good Friday.

This exhibition takes place on Friday 30th June from 10am – 5pm.

Admission Free. No Booking required.


The first 40 people to visit the exhibition will receive a FREE “Red Dear” poster!

Vibes and Scribes

The lovely people at Vibes & Scribes are having a special Feel Good Friday Sale in both their new and second hand bookshops and in the craft shop.

They are offering 10% off in-store when you ask for the “Feel Good Friday Discount”.

Woolshed Baa & Grill

Get any 2 cocktails for just €10 and sing along to the Friday’s night Music Bingo – Offer available from 1pm, Friday 28th July!

Please mention Feel Good Friday at the bar to redeem this amazing promotion!

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