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Bargains galore on 'Fiver Friday'


'FIVER FRIDAY' is coming your way this week and The Corkman has been casting about for what deals are on offer in North and Mid Cork.

So, here's a sample of what's on offer across the region - but, remember: check locally for more great offers on the day, and in the run-up to Christmas.

Millstreet business outlets offering a Fiver Friday deal include Noirin's boutique, Reens Pharmac, McCauls, Mulcahy's Pharmacy, O'Leary Butchers, Supervalu, Centra / Herlihys, Wordsworth, Nibbles, Colemans, Justborn Photography, Wallis Arms Hotel and Aroma Café.

Meanwhile, at Griffin's Garden Centre in Dripsey they are offering mouth-watering beef Lasagne (made with local Aghabullogue beef) served with chips and salad for a fiver this Friday from 12:30-3pm.

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In Mallow, local shops are offering some great deal in the run-up to Christmas.

Katie's on will be offering 10% off Christmas cards this coming Saturday and Sunday as well as giving a free gift to customers who spend €25 on gifts and cards in the shop during December.

On Sunday, Christeen's Accessories at Bank Place will be offering a 10% discount on all purchases.

Walsh's Pharmacy will be giving customers a €5 voucher with every €50 spend and a €15 voucher with each €100 right up to Christmas Eve.

On Saturday Myra from Passigatti will be showing customers at Luna Bella the trendiest way to wear their scarves from 1pm to 3pm, with a 15% reduction on all scarves on the day.

Philip's Bookshop will be running multiple offers on books and Christmas stationary during December with free gift wrapping and a special order service.

They will also be holding a free in-store music session with the Ceili Allstars at 2pm on Saturday, December 14. The Cork Racecourse is also getting in on the act, offering a 20% discount on a 2014 annual ticket until December 20.