Find the best in arts and crafts, from pottery to linen and much more. Browse our list below and find a craft centre near you for that special gift or keepsake.
10 Patrick Street, Kilkenny, Kilkenny
Some of Ireland’s finest studio workshops are clustered in the scenic valley of the River Nore, in the heart of County Kilkenny, and one of the best ways of sampling this tree-lined, hill and vale area is to meander slowly along the way. Many top stores worldwide have found inspiration in these small, high quality Irish Workshops.
Camden Craft Ltd, 23 Camden Street Lower, Dublin 2, Dublin
All products are hand-thrown stoneware, durable and chip-resistant and will give many years of use. You will find a unique range of Tableware, Candle-holders, Lamps, Bowls, Jugs and vases in beautiful turqoise and sea blue colours. Qualification : BA in Ceramics MA in Ceramic Design Master Potter Products: Tableware Kitchware Lamps Fountains Burners Technique All of the pieces are individually Handmade on a potters wheel. They are fired in a gas kilm at 1280 degrees celcius producing either highfired reduction or oxidation stoneware. All glazes are hand made from crushed igneous rocks in the studio and are microwave and dishwasher proof.
41 Lower Ormond Quay, Dublin 1, Dublin
When you visit us at Dublin Woollen Mills, beside the famous Ha’penny bridge, you will find a superb range of fashionable and traditional sweaters, knitwear and accessories. The warmth and quality of our sweaters, kilts, hats, shawls and scarves is rivalled only by our staff’s renowned friendly service and attention to your needs.
Traditional Craft Limited
Traditional Craft Limited, 64 Merrion Sq. Sth, Dublin 2, Dublin
Launched in 1995, the Green Island range of natural, unbleached, cotton garments with its cardboard and twine packaging, has successfully mirrored the environmental issues of today.
Tinnock, Gorey, Wexford
Wexford has a lot to offer – a depth of artistic and craft skill which has preserved centuries’ old traditions through the generations and yet which has not been afraid to master new styles and modern designs. Handcrafts have a lasting quality and a visual texture that add beauty to home and person and are always different and welcome gifts. We hope that our crafts will lead you to recall happy memories of your visit to County Wexford.
Spiddal Craft Village is located at the entrance to the County Galway village of Spiddal. It’s right beside the beach and boasts stunning views of the Cliffs of Moher, Galway Bay and the Aran Islands.
Crafts people from all over the Connemara region display and sell their quality products here. There’s a whole host of crafts on offer including pottery, jewellery, leather, candles and hand woven gifts. You can even observe some of the crafts people at work in their studios. Facilities include an art gallery and bistro.
Mill Road, Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny
For generations the Cushen family have continued to produce high quality Irish-made textile products at our mill in Graig-na-managh, Co. Kilkenny. We pride ourselves on our ability to craft natural-fibre textiles made with mohair, Irish wool and merino lambswool. These natural fibres and the skills acquired through many generations enable us to produce a broad range of home furnishings, fashion accessories, knitting yarns and fabrics. Visitors to our mill shop can view the full range of our products which are produced in the adjoining mill. All these products are fully manufactured here in Graig-na-managh where the traditions of natural-fibre processing have been practiced over the centuries.
Donegal Town , Donegal
Established in 1985, Donegal Craft Village is an attractive facility where traditional crafts are expertly finished by skilled crafts people. This Craft Village is made up of a cluster of workshops grouped around a courtyard. The crafts include hand weaving, pottery, jewellery, painting and an Uilleann Pipe maker. This is a fantastic opportunity to see talented Irish crafts people make unique Irish gifts
Facilities include a coffee shop and a picnic area