Shopping in Kerry
Travelers will be overwhelmed with shopping, especially in Killarney, where choices abound. Following are some of the best shops in Kerry.
Quills Woolen Market
1 High St., Killarney 064 32 277
This market wheels and deals in all the best hand-knitted sweaters around, as well as other fine, natural products.
Mucros Craft Centre
Muckross House, off of Muckross Rd.064 31 440
If visiting the Muckross House, be sure to stop by the Mucros Craft Centre, where you can watch artists and artisans fabricating their goods. For those interested in pottery, the inviting studio will surely delight. Here you will also find representations of crafts from all over the Republic. This is a great one-stop shop if you'll only be visiting a small area of Ireland.
A.B. O'Connor Bookshop
Shelburne St., Kenmare 064 415 78
This shop has some great reads and also sells books pertaining to Kerry, the Ring of Kerry, along with maps and guides to keep you informed. Some of the books on sale are from local authors.
Brian de Staic
18 High St., Killarney 064 33 822
Never before have you seen Celtic jewelry like this! Admire the professionally handcrafted bijoux at Brian De Staic. Pieces done in the ogham alphabet (old Irish) will bring noticeable looks from those back home.