Top Choice Books in Ennis

Scéal Eile Books

A delight to explore, this emerald-green-painted bookshop overflows with new and secondhand literature including rare titles across all genres from poetry to sci-fi and travel. A stove at the rear, ensconced between…
Food in Doolin

Clare Jam Shop

Jams (such as wild blueberry; strawberry and champagne; and blackberry and apple), marmalades (including Irish whiskey), jellies (eg rose petal), chutneys (tomato and rhubarb) and mustards (including Guinness mustar…
Chocolate in Doolin

Doolin Chocolate Shop

Lavender and rose, seaweed and lime, and hazelnut and raisin are among the chocolate flavours made by Clare company Wilde Irish Chocolates, which has its factory in Tuamgraney near Lough Derg in the county's east. T…
Food in Lisdoonvarna

Burren Smokehouse

Learn about the ancient Irish art of oak-smoking salmon during a seven-minute video presentation at this local smokehouse. There are free tastings of salmon and other smoked fish as well as cheeses, which are sold h…
Arts & Crafts in Loop Head Peninsula

Kilbaha Gallery & Crafts

Paintings, sculptures, photography, crafts, books and postcards at this delightful shop are all made by local artists. Up the back, its little light-filled cafe (dishes €2.80 to €4) serves fantastic coffee, cakes, s…
Art in New Quay

Russell Gallery

Art and glass works by Irish artists are for sale at this airy gallery alongside photographs and books on the region. You can also find work by local knitting legend Antoinette Hensey. It doubles as a cafe and wine …
Musical Instruments in Ennis

Custy's Music Shop

A must-stop for Irish music, with instruments, musical paraphernalia and general info about the local scene.
Books in Lahinch

Lahinch Bookshop

Lahinch Bookshop stocks hiking maps for the nearby Burren, as well as fiction and nonfiction for when the swell's not running.
Books in Ennis

Ennis Bookshop

Independent Ennis Bookshop has a strong kids' section, general fiction and nonfiction, and a vast range of stationery.
Sports & Outdoors in Lahinch

Lahinch Surf Shop

In a dramatic surfside location, Lahinch Surf Shop sells boards, clothing and accessories.