A civic treasure (established in 1989) with a collection of new, second-hand, third-hand, discounted books (many €1) and out of print titles that can keep you browsing for weeks. With stock stuffed into a succession…
If you’re curious to discover how salmon is smoked here, tour the family-run Connemara Smokehouse. Free tours (3pm. Wednesday, June to August) reveal hand filleting, traditional preparation, slicing and packing of w…
This eclectic shop at the main crossroads shows the iconic Man of Aran five times daily in its tiny 24-seat theatre. It also has wi-fi (free with purchase) and a fine little coffee bar.
You can pick up tin whistles, bodhráns and other instruments here, as well as sheet music. Backpackers note: they stock bongos.
Established in 1750, this is Ireland’s oldest jewellery shop, with vintage examples in its small back-room ‘museum’.
Fiddles abound at this dealer in fine instruments. If your harp has come unglued, they'll fix it.
Huge, central bookstore with a superb range of books and a strong travel and kids selection.
General purpose shopping centre with a large Dunne's supermarket.
Handy range of shops under one roof, not far from Eyre Sq.
Good for local titles and maps.