Irish Goods, Dublin

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    Various locations: The best in handcrafts

    by sarahandgareth Updated Dec 19, 2003

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    Several of the best-known stores for handcrafts are located on Nassau St. Kilkenny Design is the only stop for many visitors, but we would encourage you to try other places too. While Kilkenny is a good starting point, and features many well-known designers, the displays are often cluttered, while the after-sales service can leave much to be desired, in our experience. They do have especially good selections of pottery. Further up the street, Blarney Woollen Mills announces its specialty, and further up again, on Suffolk St, Avoca also stocks woollen blankets and clothing, as well as some more expensive handcrafts, from Ireland and overseas. Not far from Avoca, the Powerscourt Townhouse Centre houses a variety of different craft businesses, including jewelers and more pottery. Down in Temple Bar, the pricier Design Yard, on East Essex St, features an exceptional display of jewelry (some of it from elsewhere in Europe) and, upstairs, ceramics, textiles and whimsical clocks, among other possibilities.

    What to buy: With all the above to choose from, there's really no one single thing to limit yourself to!

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    Carroll's: Souvenirs

    by acemj Updated Jun 8, 2003

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    Carroll's is a chain that you'll see all over Dublin. They are a self-proclaimed, "Irish Gift Store" and have a great selection of low-to mid grade quality items. The largest and best location is location on Westmoreland Street beside the O'Connell Bridge.

    I went in before I left to pick up some small souvenirs for some co-workers and my pocket book didn't suffer too badly.

    Carroll's by the Merchant's Arch, Temple Bar

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    KILKENNY: I SIMPLY HAVE TO SHOP FROM TIME TO TIME...

    by eden_teuling Written May 14, 2003

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    IRISH DESIGN AT KILKENNY......

    Shopping here is a unique experience, believe me....

    From the moment you walk into KILKENNY (THE SHOP, NOT THE CITY KILKENNY!) you will begin to understand why they have gained a fine reputation as the clear leader in contemporary Irish Designer Fashion, pottery, jewellery and crafts.

    It is good to also sit down there for a while to relax and enjoy the special atmosphere......while having tea or coffee.....

    The KILKENNY café & restaurant in the shops in Nassau street and Galway City is a popular choise with visitors and also with locals.

    What to buy: It is the perfect place for admiring your purchases after a pleasant and rewarding shopping trip...

    They are open 7 days per week....

    On Thursday the shop in Nassau street has late opening...

    On Thursdays and Fridays the Kilkenny City shop has late opening

    On Fridays the Galway Branch will have late opening....

    THE ADDRESSES:

    5/6 Nassau street Dublin 2 (opposite Trinity College) PHONE: 01 - 677 7066

    Kilkenny City Market Cross Centre High street Kilkenny, PHONE: 056 52788

    Galway City 6-7 High street, PHONE: 091 564391

    What to pay: just pay for what you can afford to buy!!

    SHOPPING INFO

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    Carrols: Souvenir's and more Souvenir's

    by Jacksprat Written Sep 10, 2002

    In Carrols you can find any and all the Irish sourvenir's you can dream of. They also sell a lot of Guiness sourvenirs.

    What to buy: There are plenty of things to choose from, but be sure not to miss the "photo corner" where you can pose for your photo. That'll be a good sourvenir, if anything!

    Guiness Day

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