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Renowned local leather maker.
Arts & Crafts
Specialises in raku (Japanese lead-glazed earthenware) work. The airy gallery has a range of other works by Irish artists for sale along with books on the region...
All things related to trad music can be found here including CDs by many local musicians.
Food & Drink
For self-catering, the well-stocked Doolin Deli is just down from O’Connor’s pub in Fisherstreet on the road to the pier.
Fashion & Accessories
Established in 1750, this is Ireland’s oldest jewellery shop. It has some vintage examples in its small back-room ‘museum’.
A civic treasure with a brilliant collection of new, secondhand and discounted books (many €1) in a succession of rambling rooms. Staff can ferret out that obscure Aran Islands title you were seeking.
Fiddles abound at this dealer in fine instruments. If your harp has come unglued, they'll fix it.
Superstore with a large selection of travel guides and Galway’s biggest periodicals rack.
You can pick up tin whistles, bodhráns and other instruments here, as well as sheet music. Backpackers note: they stock bongos.
General purpose shopping centre with a large Dunne's supermarket.
Sports & Outdoor
Sells gear from a dramatic surfside location.
The best source for hiking maps outside Ennis.
This factory exports fine woollen garments to some of the world's most exclusive shops. You can buy the same sweaters here; call before visiting.
Good selection of newspapers. Also sells Ordnance Survey maps.
Excellent independent shop for maps and books of local interest.
Large local branch of 100-year-old Limerick store.
A must-stop for Irish music, instruments like fiddles, other musical items and general info about the local scene.
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