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Pub in Graiguenamanagh

Mick Doyle's

One of Graig's hidden treasures is this unchanged-for-generations shop-pub on Main St. Doyle's is the sort of place where you can buy a bag of potatoes, get some cartridges for your shotgun and pick up some gardenin…
Arts & Crafts in Graiguenamanagh

Cushendale Woollen Mill

Produces knitting yarns, blankets, tweed and winter woollies, which are on sale at the neighbouring shop; ask for an informal, behind-the-scenes peek at the mill's century-old machinery in action. It's up the hill w…
Literature in Graiguenamanagh

Town of Books Festival

Graiguenamanagh's narrow streets spill over with booksellers, authors and bibliophiles during this three-day festival. There are hopes that Graiguenamanagh will become a year-round 'book town' in the same vein as Wa…
Arts & Crafts in Graiguenamanagh

Duiske Glass

This small studio creates contemporary and traditional crystal, with many designs hand-cut using the old intaglio method of engraving. The gift shop also stocks Irish glassware, ceramics, leather goods and accessori…
Pub in Graiguenamanagh

F J Murray

A cosy, old-time pub and the life and soul of the village during its Sunday evening trad sessions; listen out for songs featuring local landmarks.
Church in Graiguenamanagh

Duiske Abbey

This was once Ireland's largest Cistercian abbey, founded in 1204, and is still very much a working parish church. In the grounds stand two Celtic high crosses (7th century and 9th century), brought here in the last…