The Avoca store in Connemara, on Ireland's dramatic Atlantic coast is situated right on the shores of Ballinakil Bay on the main Clifden - Westport road at Letterfrack. A must-see for visitors to Connemara, the shop combines the very best of Irish crafts, gifts, clothes and soft furnishings, all with a view out across a magnificent rugged coastline and rolling hills of Connemara National Park. <br/><br/>
It is the ideal place to pick up gifts or something special for yourself. There's something for everyone from womenswear to outdoor gear to delicious food from the Avoca Pantry range, perfect for that beach or mountainside picnic on the Twelve Pins.<br/><br/>
There is also a large selection of scarves, rugs and throws in fine mohairs, lambswool and cashmere in many cases woven at the family Mill in Avoca Village, Co Wicklow.<br/><br/>
Working for many years with talented Irish craftspeople, the store provides an exciting selection of exclusive gifts and accessories including glass, leather, pottery, silk, ironwork, jewellery, organic farming produce, perfumes and candles. Avoca is an Irish family-run business that spans one of the world's oldest surviving manufacturing companies and Ireland's most exciting stores. The beautifully bright and airy café is also worth a visit to rest tired legs after a morning of sightseeing.
a small company based in Co. Galway, who design and manufacture fairy related gifts, to bring a little magic into your life. All of our works are handmade with great care to ensure each piece is perfectly unique.rnrn
Ceardlann Spiddal Craft Village and Café is located at the entrance to Spiddal Village, just beside the beach, overlooking the beautiful Galway Bay, Cliffs of Moher and the Aran Islands. Here you will find 10 craft workers designing, creating, making and selling their work. This unique and very accessible craft village, is a "must stop" for visitors interested in culture, heritage and craft.
Cloon Keen Atelier is a family-run niche perfumery, creating unique products for the body, bath and home. A trained perfumer is always on hand to offer advice on their Galway made products. Their chic little shop is secretly tucked away in the heart of Galway's Medieval design district (21 A High Street) and is a regular haunt for Galwegians in the know.
Cobwebs is a must on the shopping
schedule of any visitor to Galway with
an interest in high quality antique and
It was established in 1972 in a derelict
building that was brought back to
life by the owner. That very building,
overlooking the Spanish Arch, has since
featured in a Bord Faille advertising
campaign on Fifth Avenue New York.
That revival is echoed in the store itself,
which gives beautiful antique jewellery a
new lease of life.
There is an excellent selection of
antique and modern jewels, engagement
rings and one of a kind gifts under
its roof. From brooches to bracelets,
Cobwebs has an impeccable stock for any
The owner, Phyllis McNamara, has
managed to combine her passion and
background in fine art with a thriving
business. She has also studied with
Sotheby's London and Cartier London.
Customers are assured of expert advice
from Phyllis and her staff on items they
are interested in purchasing. The team at
Cobwebs is as proud of its expertise and
outstanding service as much as the fine
assortment of stock on offer.
Celtic Crystal was founded in 1972. This family-run business has been pioneering the incorporation of Celtic Designs and Gaelic Motifs into its ornate Irish Crystal and it is proud to claim leadership in this field.
Today, this tradition is continued by a talented and creative group of young Irish crafts people; reproducing the culture and history of Ireland by crafting the unique and intricate designs that are synonymous with Ireland’s Celtic heritage on our exquisite crystal pieces.
Based in Lissoughter in the Connermara mountains, the quarry first opened in the 19th century. The marble of Connemara can be found in the world's great monuments. In Trinity College Dublin, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, in Kensington Palace and many more. The marble is crafted and finished at the family's workshop in Dublin. A wide range of jewellery, gifts and souvenirs available.
Dating from 1879, Fallers of Galway has long been a prime source of Claddagh rings, many of which are made on the premises. It also sells Celtic crosses, some inlaid with Connemara marble, as well as gold and silver jewelry and crystal. Located on Williamsgate street, just off Eyre Square.
Galway Bay Gifts is a gift shop in Galway's Latin Quarter with a great range of Irish and Celtic Gifts. Family run with Irish Souvenirs, Galway Claddagh Rings, Mullingar Pewter, Guinness Memorabilia, tweed caps and hats.
Judy Greene's pottery is produced using traditional skills of craft-potters. Judy's workshop is situated in her adopted city of Galway in the west of Ireland - a unique urban center with a lively "town atmosphere" housing a cosmopolitan diversity of craftworkers and artists.
Discover Connemara, a beautifully scenic region just north of Galway City with Lally Tours. This tour includes stops at Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Gardens, Leenane Village, Killary Fjord and the village of An Spidéal overlooking Galway Bay.
Cliffs of Moher & The Burren Day Tour
The unmissable Cliffs of Moher & Burren Tour with Lally Tours includes up to 2 hours at the cliffs and includes stops at the lunar-like Burren region, Dunguaire Castle, Aillwee Caves & Birds of Prey Centre and the charming village of Doolin overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
Cliffs of Moher Express Bus
A Non-Stop Express Shuttle Service to the Cliffs of Moher with Lally Tours. Experience Ireland’s natural, mysterious, 214m (702 ft) high cliffs and interactive visitor centre. You’ll have 2 full hours to explore on your own before heading back to Galway.
Galway City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
Explore Galway with one of Lally Tours' friendly guides to learn about this colourful city and see it from the best vantage point: an open top bus! You’ll see everything from medieval walls in the city centre to the sandy beaches of Salthill. Hop on and off as much as you’d like and your ticket is valid for 24 hours.