You won't find any canned leprechauns or Guinness T-shirts here. Instead this huddle of craft studios showcases pottery, ironwork, handwoven fabrics, glasswork, jewellery and more. It's signposted 1.5km south of tow…
You can usually catch Eddie Doherty hand-weaving here on a traditional loom. He'll cheerfully explain every step of the process.
This is a great place to shop for Donegal tweed jackets, caps, ties, and lambswool scarves and shawls. You can sometimes see weavers in action. It's about 5km southwest of Glencolumbcille, in Malinmore.
This lovely eponymously named shop was once the 'hospital' for the workhouse next door. Today it is a much more cheery place: it displays works and crafts by local artists plus oodles of gift items.
One room of this small, upmarket and historic department store is devoted to Donegal tweed, which has been produced here since 1866.
Handmade and machine-knitted woollies are available here at the flagship establishment.
In business for more than a century, Kennedy’s helped establish Ardara’s reputation as a sweater mecca.
Local semiprecious stones are transformed into lovely jewellery and unusual gifts by Petra Watzka at her workshop, 100m uphill from the ferry – they make terrific gifts. Call ahead to see if it's open.