Top Choice Market in Belfast

St George's Market

Ireland's oldest continually operating market was built in 1896. This Victorian beauty hosts a Friday variety market (flowers, produce, meat, fish, homewares and second-hand goods), Saturday City Food & Craft Ma…
Top Choice Ceramics in Belleek

Belleek Pottery Visitor Centre

The imposing Georgian-style building beside Belleek's main bridge houses the world-famous Belleek Pottery, founded in 1857 to provide local employment in the wake of the Potato Famine. It has been producing fine Par…
Arts & Crafts in Derry (Londonderry)

Craft Village

A handful of craft shops sell Derry crystal, hand-woven cloth, ceramics, jewellery and other local craft items in this renovated courtyard, which is also home to Café del Mondo, and the wonderful Green Man deli. An …
Shopping Centre in East Tyrone

Linen Green Designer Village

Housed in the former Moygashel Linen Mills, this stylish complex includes a range of designer shops and factory outlets, plus a visitor centre with an exhibition covering the history of the local linen industry. It'…
Jewellery in Belfast


This city-centre showroom sells a range of stylish, contemporary, handmade jewellery in silver, gold and platinum, from a workshop in Glenarm, County Antrim. Steensons is the creator of Game of Thrones jewellery; lo…
Music in Belfast

Good Vibrations

Owned by music producer Terry Hooley (who released Teenage Kicks by the Undertones on his Good Vibrations label back in 1978), this is Belfast's best alternative record shop, and a source of info on the latest gigs,…
Books in Belfast

Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich

Inside the Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich Irish culture centre, its shop sells a wide selection of books on Ireland, Irish-language material, crafts and Irish-music CDs.
Music in Belfast

Matchetts Music

Acoustic instruments, from guitars and mandolins to penny whistles and Bodhráns (hand-held goatskin drums), fill the shelves here, along with books of lyrics and guitar chords for traditional Irish songs.
Fashion & Accessories in Belfast

Fresh Garbage

Easily recognised by the glum-fest of Goths hovering outside the door, this place has been around for decades but remains a cult favourite for hippie and Goth clothes, band T-shirts and Celtic jewellery.
Books in Derry (Londonderry)

An Cló Ceart

Inside the Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin cultural centre, this shop stocks a good range of Irish-language books, traditional music CDs, glasswork, woodwork and jewellery.