We’re very loyal to our local in Cork.
Once you find your nook in the snug and the barman knows your drink, it’s pretty much impossible to tear yourself away.
Now a local illustrator is celebrating Cork pubs in the sweetest way ever; by creating beautifully hand-drawn pub portraits you can hang on your wall at home.
Lucia Moreno Montero’s ‘Pubs of Cork’ series is available from her Etsy store in sizes A5, A4 and A3 from just €12.
The nurse and artist has already added some of the city’s most characterful buildings to the collection, with more to come over the weeks leading up to Christmas (keep an eye on her Instagram for upcoming additions).
The Franciscan Well
With the gift shopping season just around the corner, this is an ace way to support a local artist while choosing original, long-lasting gifts for family and friends – especially if they’re missing their local pubs from abroad.
We’re asking Santa for the whole set.