We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
A Master at Work

Managed a visit to the glass cutting facility on edge of town & a quick session of work by Sean... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kansas City, Missouri
Craftsmanship and a warm welcome

I lived in Waterford as a student 25 years ago beside the old glass works. I remember going on a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dublin, Ireland
Read all 200 reviews
All photos (64)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sean daly”(27 reviews)
“hand cut”(13 reviews)
Having qualified as a master craftsman with Waterford Crystal, Sean and his wife Liz came to Dingle, County Kerry in 1998 and set up Dingle Crystal. Dingle is n area famous for its rich heritage of craft and tradition, Sean took inspiration from his...more
Green Street | Kerry, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 1550
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Dingle
from US$70.20
More Info
from US$18.70
More Info
Reviews (200)
Filter reviews
200 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews sean daly master craftsman hand cut each piece shipped home beautiful craftsmanship cut glass the owner his son arrived safely arrived today visited waterford beautiful hand wine glasses his craft outskirts of town a family run business
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 200 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

Managed a visit to the glass cutting facility on edge of town & a quick session of work by Sean -- a real master craftsman of glass cutting. He explained the process and reasoning behind his style & craft. The next day visited his Sales...More

Thank Traveller19842012
Reviewed 1 week ago

I lived in Waterford as a student 25 years ago beside the old glass works. I remember going on a tour there watching the master craftsmen blow and cut the crystal as we walked though the factory. That's all now history so it was wonderful...More

Thank BrianGIreland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the factory and Sean was gracious enough to hold off lunch to give us a tour and even cut some crystal while we watched. He is amazing, the crystal is beautiful, very heavy, very deep lovely cuts. Far superior to what has become...More

Thank STIGuy1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I’m not a shopper. I come home from most trips with no souvenirs. I stopped reluctantly for a quick look because my Irish driver almost insisted. Glad I did. In this small, family run business, Sean has created beautiful glassware, blending his background and experience...More

Thank LB-likes2travel
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Call & schedule an appointment for a Dingle Crystal factory tour with owner & master craftsmen Sean Daly. Then buy some of his handcrafted & polished crystal glasses, goblets, decanters, etc. I challenge you to view the design, cutting, & polishing process without purchasing a...More

Thank Dan1229
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Dingle Crystal is a must see while in the Dingle area. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed meeting Sean and seeing him work his magic as he crafted a piece of crystal. It is truly an Irish history lesson, learning about crystal making and crafting...More

Thank pfurlong2018
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I recently took a tour in Ireland and one of our stops was Dingle Crystal. Sean is a master craftsman. I ordered three pieces from the store in Dingle and they just arrived. They are beautiful. They shipped them to me in the US and...More

Thank Judith P
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Sean gave us a great tour of his factory showing how he works the crystal. Learned quite a bit from a master craftsman (formerly with Waterford).

Thank Janis B
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Our Dingle crystal purchases arrived safely this morning, they are truly wonderful pieces which we will enjoy using, thank you for our visit which we found inspiring, it was great seeing the crystal being cut.

Thank soryar
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Dingle Crystal is an unassuming crystal factory with absolutely gorgeous original crystal creations by an extraordinary artisan. You can see Sean Daly create beautiful crystal right before your eyes, from beginning to end, in a fascinating and wonderful process of transformation (and then buy some...More

Thank Seaside802871
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 nearby hotels
Dingle Benners Hotel
902 reviews
.15 km away
Dingle Bay Hotel
519 reviews
.32 km away
Greenmount House
998 reviews
.65 km away
Ballinvounig House
65 reviews
.73 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 78 nearby restaurants
Bean in Dingle
287 reviews
.03 km away
Murphy's Ice Cream
2,559 reviews
.20 km away
Fenton's Of Dingle
421 reviews
.16 km away
The Global Village
831 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 126 nearby attractions
St.James Church
311 reviews
.18 km away
Harry Clarke Stained Glass Windows
136 reviews
.04 km away
The Carol Cronin Gallery
73 reviews
.07 km away
St. Mary's Church
85 reviews
.16 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Dingle Crystal staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines