Shopping Breaks Galway

Galway offers a unique and diverse shopping experience with a wide range of shops fully equipped to cater for the needs of both visitors and locals alike. The Ardilaun is the ideal location for  Shopping Breaks Galway.

Many of the shops are located on streets in the main shopping area in the centre of the city. These shopping areas are supplemented by a number of enclosed shopping centres, most of which are situated on the city’s outskirts.

Anthony Ryans & The Homestore

 Anthony Ryans, who have traded on Shop Street in Galway selling quality fashions since 1909, have built an unassailable reputation as one of Irelands Premier Retailers of Branded Clothing.

Treasure Chest

The Ground floor hosts a selection of China, Crystal, Pottery, Figurines, Linen and Irish Products. The First floor hosts a selection of International Designer Labels from Apanage, Basler, Betty Barcley, Joseph Ribkoff and many more.

 Primary Shopping Street

The city’s pedestrianised primary shopping street starts as Williamsgate St, becomes William St and then Shop St, before forking into Mainguard St and High St.

Galway Shopping Centre

Has over 60 stores located at Terryland, Headford Road as well as more than 700 FREE car parking spaces.

Eyre Square Centre

Galway City’s liveliest and most attractive meeting place, incorporating over 60 local and national stores.

Thomas Dillon’s Claddagh Gold

Are the original makers of the Claddagh Ring and also the oldest jewellers in Ireland. Thomas Dillon’s Claddagh Gold was established in 1750.

Blacoes Jewellers 

Beautiful contemporary pieces, handmade in Galway.


A stunning stock of antique and modern jewels, engagement rings and unique gifts, a visit to which has become an experience not to be missed.

Brown Thomas

This store stocks a fabulous selection of Irish and International fashion, accessories and beauty brands for men and women.

Don’t Call Me Dear

Don’t Call Me Dear stock fabulous occasion wear, casual wear and accessories, all at very affordable prices.

Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop

Winners of the 2013 Irish Times Best Bookshop of the Year. 100,000 new, bargain and secondhand books on subjects ranging from literary fiction to Irish interest to art and archaeology.

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Galway is the a great place to visit with dramatic landscapes and seascapes and the vibrant City of the Tribes. There is always so much to do and see and a great selection of festivals throughout the year, such as the Galway Races, Galway Arts Festival and the Oyster Festival. The 4 star Ardilaun is the perfect choice for shopping hotel Galway.