Minihan’s Chemist, established by Liam Minihan in 1955, is located at the corner of Oliver Plunkett Street and Winthrop Street, serving the needs of the people of Cork for over 60 years. Today the business is operated by his nephew John Minihan and his wife Trish who took over the business in 1995.Minihan’s has survived many changes in the retail environment and many recessions since opening, however retains its distinctive shop front at 108 Oliver Plunkett Street (opposite the GPO). Like many businesses today they have had to broaden their offering and while gifting has always been a part of the chemist, their new addition is just that bit more special.

Speaking to  Business Cork Trish Minihan said We always offered a gifts service here in our chemist, but in recent years we have noticed an upturn in SME’s wanting a tailored service. We have simply increased our already extensive offfering to cater for all budgets and occasions. With emphasis on shopping local we are thrilled to offer this luxury service right in the heart of the city. You can read all about it below.




In celebration of their 65th anniversary of Minihans Chemist on Oliver Plunkett Street  they are launching a new dedicated gift service. Minihans have always supplied gifts from a beautiful range of fragrances, from heritage brands like Guerlain, Eight & Bob and Chanel to fashion brands like Gucci and Calvin Klein. Also, from their beauty hall, products like Guerlain, Nuxe, Vichy and Pestle & Mortar. Nostalgia can also prevail with some forgotten gems like Yardley, Brut and 4711. They have wonderful additions too such as manicure sets and gents shaving gifts. We are a one stop destination for all of your gifting needs regardless of age, taste or gender.


Shop Local, they are a small family business with a big heart and appreciate and cherish your custom.They have developed this gifting service to help customers choose unique thoughtful gifts for every occasion and budget.They will work with you to deliver the most exquisite gift for your friend, family, loved one or colleague. Show them you care with a personalised giftbox, personalised card and luxury touch.



All gifts are available for collection in store and they also offer postal gifts to any part of Ireland and Europe. For corporate orders, they can deliver to your premises.


You can talk to Trish Minihan at 021 4273900 or and she will be more than happy to assist you.  The team strive to make your gift selection at any time of the year effortless and simple for you.