Shopping in Galway

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Shopping in Galway

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  • mafischl
    Huntington, NY1,990 contributions
    This was a really fun experience. My wife and I went twice. Once in the morning and later for lunch. In the morning we had a delicious donut. For lunch it was a fantastic crepe. Highly recommend it.
    Written 7 May 2022
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  • Marius P
    Oslo, Norway1,646 contributions
    The lobby of the bank is dedicated to showing the history of the building. It's interesting enough and very nice of the bank.
    Written 9 June 2022
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  • DawninGalway
    Galway, Ireland25 contributions
    Our recent trip into the city landed us at this fabulous market, couldn’t believe all the different types of food on offer just wish we could have tasted them all!! Loved the craft village, so much on offer and picked up some great handmade gifts. Spent a couple of hours shopping, eating (main course and desert 😆), people watching, drinking coffee and listening to the live music. Chilled out atmosphere but with a great market buzz too, will definitely be back !
    Written 8 September 2019
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  • Michael M
    York, UK332 contributions
    We used that the Eyre Square shopping centre quite a bit for supplies during our visit over the summer. We got accustomed to the layout and the various entrances and exits, with the shops and eateries extending over two floors. The staff were universally helpful and we enjoyed checking out the over 70 stores including Dunnes Stores, XL Newsagents, Penneys, New Look, Virgin Media, and JD Sports, and even Shannon Dry Cleaners. The prices were generally good for both food and clothing with an excellent choice particularly in Dunnes. The one-hour free wifi on offer was sufficient for our purposes.

    The shopping centre is very centrally located in the city and seems to be a popular meeting place for young and old alike – however this activity was curtailed when social distancing became a factor. We enjoyed reading about the history of Galway displayed on the medieval walls and discovered that during the 13th century Norman invasion of Ireland, William de Burgh was granted the province of Connacht, and his son Richard de Burgh became the Lord of Connaught in 1235.

    There are lifts for those with mobility problems, but the toilets are hard to find be prepared to pay for the pleasure. But overall it's a good place for families, as there’s not a long wait for the food to arrive.
    Written 7 February 2021
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  • Mark M
    Ada, MI432 contributions
    The legend was built on excellence. So many major English Language authors made the trip to the shrine that was Kenny’s. Now it has moved out of town amidst the warehouses and car repair shops as it is primarily a warehouse and fulfillment center for worldwide seekers of out of print books. Amazon has killed so many book shops. Kenny’s has changed and lives on. A great visit. It was worth leaving city Centre to find it.
    Written 1 June 2019
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  • FireAndRain66
    Ireland38 contributions
    A visit to Vanda's Art Gallery is a must while in Galway city. She is a wonderful artist with a large range of local Galway scenes- all at very affordable prices. Vanda is there most days and is such a lovely, warm lady. One of Vanda's prints is a wonderful gift to purchase either for yourself or for a loved one. For tourists, a print by Vanda would make a fantastic souvenir to take back home to remember your visit to Galway. Make sure you visit while you are in Galway, you'll be glad you did.
    Written 8 July 2017
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  • hollers30
    7 contributions
    I honestly almost cried when I walked in! You could feel the love of books radiating out from every corner and the staff spoke with such passion and care.
    Every room is clearly labeled with pride, and their even a map to find your way around.
    The Children's corner could make children fall in love with books and the adventures contained and promised as soon as they walk in.
    I had an hour to spare before checking in to my hostel, and easily lost it here. It's set slightly back from the main high street route, but worth the little detour! I wish I hadn't just brought hand luggage with me.
    Written 15 June 2022
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  • althomoore
    Glasgow, UK13 contributions
    Thomas Dillon's Claddagh Gold has to be the best jewelers I have ever dealt with. I bought my wife a Claddagh ring from them online and I have to say the standard of the ring is outstanding. You could really feel the quality in the look, feel and weight of the ring.

    The service from Eleanor at Thomas Dillon's Claddagh Gold was impeccable. She was on hand to answer all my questions and concerns. Gave me reassurance about purchasing online and even helped me figure out my wife's ring size using the details I gave her and it fit my wife's finger perfectly. When the ring arrived there was just a personal touch about the whole experience. I will definitely be buying from them again.
    Written 29 March 2021
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  • HeartQissa
    Ipswich, UK190 contributions
    You get to see a lot of the past rings, even hundreds of year old gold rings, and learn about the history of this jeweler. It takes less than 10-20 minutes to see, so worth your time.
    Written 9 March 2020
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  • Nuala r
    Galway, Ireland12 contributions
    Wow what a super shop
    One could browse there all day
    Fantastic array of official pop and rock tee shirts
    Must have the best range of K Pop merchandise
    Both our Girls bought a Galway Girl hoody
    Written 26 August 2021
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  • Pat S
    The Villages, FL3 contributions
    Looking for children sweater. Sales clerk found what I wanted- right size and color. Very professional and great service.
    Written 10 October 2019
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  • Arturas
    1 contribution
    It's stunning hidden place absolutely 💯
    Recommending to everyone
    I was very impressed.
    This is a gem 💎
    Written 13 December 2021
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  • RachelNoble
    Swansea, UK139 contributions
    We went looking for a silver Celtic band for my husband who is something ridiculous like a size T or U. They actually had several in stock and he had a choice.

    That's never happened anywhere before. Ever.
    Written 6 June 2019
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  • Allison
    38 contributions
    This was one of the best knitwear and yarn shop that we found on our trip. The proprietress was knowledgeable in her craft and the history of her families involvement in the movie, "The Quiet Man." We heard stories while in there making our purchase. I can hardly wait to create something wonderful with the yarn and LOVE my new hat.
    Written 1 June 2022
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  • littlemommyholly
    Indianapolis, IN10 contributions
    This was a must do for me as I wanted a for real, authentic, hand-knit Aran Island sweater. Ran for generations, gladly spent money for a local business, it was hard to choose!!! Ladies were very friendly and helpful. Beautiful pieces of art, buy from them!
    Written 23 September 2019
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