Advice: Souvenirs, Where to Ge the Best Ones

There are quite a few shops in Dublin. If you’re like me, that can be a blessing or a curse (no more jackets, Garvan!!). But for those of you who will have precious little time in Dublin, you shouldn’t waste it looking at stuff you can buy back home.

So here’s the nearly complete list of some great Irish goods that make the best gifts for friends, family, and most importantly, you.

CLOTHES

What’s uniquely Irish:
Tweeds:
Sweaters:
Bloomsday hats

Brands:

Dubarry
Magee
That one Dad was talking about

Shops:

Kilkenny
The Sweater Shop
Kowlin Irish Tweeds

POSTCARDS/PICTURES

Postcards – Maurice Fitzgerland – link to Vimeo video
the People’s Art Gallery
Patrick St

ANTIQUES/JEWELLERY

What’s uniquely Irish:
Claddagh rings
Celtic designs

Francis St.

LITTLE BITS OF EVERYTHING

Co-op market
The Grand Social market
Lucy’s, Temple Bar
Cows Lane studio – great hats for you, Irish-designed for someone back home, clothing, wooden bowls, perfectly Irish t-shirts – photo of me wearing the t-shirt & hat ‘just don’t get too excited and wear them all at once’
Mingle market – Camden St
Thomas Street indoor market

FOOD

What’s uniquely Irish:

Temple Bar food market: Irish hot cider, raw milk, REAL butter and yoghurts My housemate, BiaMaith
Cheesemongers
Irish supermarkets: Dunnes Stores, SuperValu

DRINK

What’s uniquely Irish:
Whiskey, poitin, stout
Celtic Whiskey Shop

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