SHOPPING IN GALWAY
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. www.anthonyryans.com
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. www.treasurechest.ie
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. www.galwaysc.com
Eyre Square Centre
Galway City’s liveliest and most attractive meeting place, incorporating over 60 local and national stores. www.eyresquarecentre.com
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. www.claddaghring.ie
Beautiful contemporary pieces, handmade in Galway. www.blacoe.com
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. www.cobwebs.ie
This store stocks a fabulous selection of Irish and International fashion, accessories and beauty brands for men and women.
Don’t Call Me Dear
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. www.charliebyrne.com
Check out our great value Galway Hotel Breaks.
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.
Standún of Spiddal is one of Galway’s longest established department stores,it is situated just outside Galway City, on the edge of the Atlantic Ocean in scenic Spiddal. Renowned as a unique shopping destination, Standún reflects all that is best in Irish and International produce, marrying the traditional and contemporary to perfection. Standún was the first business to export the Aran sweater to the US, supplying large department stores such as Nordstrom and Lord & Taylor. Today, Standún still provides a selection of great value Aran sweaters.
Located just 10 miles from Galway City, Standún stock ladies fashion, menswear, children’s fashion, gifts, homeware, Aran Sweaters and more.
Standun of Spiddal has one of the largest selection of Irish designed products available today as well as a huge selection of popular fashion brands.
With a small café offering home baked goodies and panoramic views, it is an opportunity to enjoy a day out, take in the scenery and browse to your hearts content !
For more information log on to www.standun.com
Standún is open Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 6.30pm and Sundays 1pm to 5.30pm. For more information visit www.standun.com or call (091) 553108.