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Kilkenny Design Centre

Castle Yard, Kilkenny R95 CAA6, Ireland
353-56-22118
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Castle Yard, Kilkenny R95 CAA6, Ireland
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353-56-22118
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"irish products"
in 7 reviews
"shopping experience"
in 4 reviews
"seafood chowder"
in 3 reviews
"restaurant upstairs"
in 3 reviews
"cafeteria style"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful irish"
in 2 reviews
"craft items"
in 2 reviews
"butler house"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful pieces"
in 2 reviews
"high standard"
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"gift shop"
in 4 reviews
"jewelry"
in 22 reviews
"woolens"
in 5 reviews
"shipping"
in 4 reviews
"artists"
in 8 reviews
"weavers"
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"ireland"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the Weekend down in Kilkenny and decided to pop in before driving home . A bit of retail therapy to cure the effects of a “lively” weekend . And I wasn’t disappointed lots of Irish Crafts and Art to chooose from , got some...More

Thank Sally F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a pleasant shop located just across from the castle with a comprehensive variety of Irish goods ranging from woolens to food and craft items indigenous to the area. We don't often buy things from this sort of shop but couldn't pass on this...More

Thank Sungron
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Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

I did most of my shopping here. The craft selection is fabulous, from jewelry to calendars. Take an hour just to look around.

Thank MelissaJMcC
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Reviewed November 25, 2017

I was amazed at so many interesting and unusual things they have there. The woolen things were good too. I bought lavender honey and Irish whiskey cake. Never heard of some of their unusual things but I was so tempted to buy more. It was...More

Thank Maria B
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Reviewed November 4, 2017

This Irish only craft shop is directly across from Kilkenny castle and has a wide selection of pottery, woolen clothing and accessories, jewelry, and much more. Well worth a look.

Thank Sadie21jean
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

We enjoyed browsing through the shops. Although I was bound and determined not to make a purchase, it was difficult to resist, as the wollen goods are so lovely, and unlike anything you'd find outside of Ireland. The merchants and sales people were very friendly...More

Thank bathtravel123
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

My first experience of Kilkenny Design, a long time ago, was of a lot of individual units each housing a precious metal worker, a jewler, a potter, a designer, a weaver or whatever all practicing their trade in sponsored workshops. They could design, make and...More

Thank Pat H
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

1. The Center showcases artists and their work from pottery and ceramics, prints, textiles - all very well done and excellent design. If you are looking for wonderful reminders of your trip to Ireland, this is your place. 2. The restaurant upstairs is a great...More

Thank 1010CRD
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

We travelled all over Ireland and the Design Centre in Kilkenny was the best place for viewing and buying top end Irish products. Woolen, pottery, jewelry, crystal...the top choices were all here. Definitely a top-end stop for tourists looking for classy items to take back...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

We could ramble here all day and look at the beautiful Irish products. My mom ended up buying a scarf and it kept her warm as well as added to her fashion!

1  Thank Allison B
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