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The weekly farmers market takes place in front of the heritage centre.
Arts & Crafts
Kilmacanogue & the Great Sugarloaf
Avoca Handweavers is one hell of an operation, with seven branches nationwide and an even more widespread reputation for adding elegance and style to traditional rural handicrafts...
The long-running Blackrock Market takes place in an old merchant house and yard in the seaside village, and has all manner of stalls selling everything from New Age crystals to futons.
Modern Ireland's grandest cathedral is this huge shopping and entertainment complex in the southern suburb of Dundrum. Over 100 retail outlets are represented...
You'll have to rummage through a lot of junk to find a gem in this charmingly rundown weekend market, which stocks furniture, records and a few clothes stalls. It's cheap though.
Vintage goodies, accessories, clothing and other unwanted sundries from the attic make their way onto the tables at this extremely popular monthly yard sale.
Housed in a 19th-century warehouse that was Dublin's first iron-structured building, this design centre has studios for local craftspeople...
Fashion & Accessories
Home-knits and hand-weaves from all over the country (including a fine selection of Aran sweaters) make up the bulk of this shop’s collection...
Food & Drink
Established in 1805, the store is still run by a sixth- and seventh-generation Mitchell father-and-son team. Wines, champagnes, Irish whiskey and Cuban cigars fill the cavernous space...
Sells books covering the whole history of Irish and European art.
Homeware & Furnishings
Decor is crammed with chunky teak and mahogany furniture from Southeast Asia, basalt Buddha statues, off-beat gilded mirrors and exotic throws – and all at a price we like, to boot.
All manner of murder-mystery and crime novels are in this small specialist bookstore, which has categorisation down to a fine art – choose from historical mystery, romantic crime, sci-fi, true crime and more.
Souvenirs & Gifts
When the clamour of Grafton St gets too much, slip up this discreet staircase, recline in a plush leather armchair and run your nose along a sweet hand-rolled, long-filler cigar over a glass of decent red wine or a c...
If heaven were a cheese shop, this would be it...
A high-end, craft-as-art shop where everything you see – glass, batik, sculpture, painting – is one-off and handmade in Ireland. It also showcases contemporary jewellery stock from young international designers...
A large, long-running repository for contemporary, innovative Irish crafts, including multicoloured, modern Irish knits, designer clothing, Orla Kiely bags and lovely silver jewellery...
Chock-full of exquisite treasures, this shop specialises in Irish and English antique silver, jewellery and objets d'art...
A favourite choice with Irish mothers for its affordable everyday family clothing...
A 1980s version of a 19th-century shopping arcade, the dramatic, balconied interior and central courtyard are a bit too grand for the nondescript chain stores within...
Magazines, bestsellers and new titles.
Who says guys don't make passes at girls who wear glasses? Knock 'em dead in head-turning specs and shades by Chanel, D&G, Stella McCartney and Oliver Peoples.
This is Dublin's best outdoors store, with gear for hiking, camping, surfing, mountaineering, swimming and more...
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