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Beautiful Irish Crafts - high quality gifts to bring home, delicious food in the cafe

The Kilkenny Shop is situated on Nassau Street, right in the heart of Dublin city, opposite the famous Trinity College. The Kilkenny Shop is famous for promoting Irish design and crafts, this year celebrates Kilkenny’s 50th anniversary.


Offering a vast array of Irish crystal, pottery, linen, jewellery, fashion, accessories and souvenirs you are sure to find the perfect gift at Kilkenny. Get your crystal engraved free of charge by the Waterford Crystal qualified in-store engraver, the perfect finish to that special wedding, anniversary or birthday gift. Kilkenny also offer a complimentary gift wrapping service to add the finishing touches to your gift.


Kilkenny believe that the key to a successful business is happy customers; you are guaranteed the highest level of customer service and care throughout your shopping experience at Kilkenny as well as a dedicated and friendly aftercare service should you require further assistance when you return home. 
Kilkenny are experts in worldwide shipping with 50 years’ experience, offering an excellent shipping rate of €29.95 to ship as much as you like home to the EU or USA. They have an experienced and dedicated customer service department to assist with tracking your purchases in transit to your home, guaranteeing safe and reliable delivery of your goods. Kilkenny also offer tax free shopping to all Non EU shoppers.

The award-winning Kilkenny Café is located on the first floor and boasts beautiful views over the leafy grounds of Trinity College. A splendid selection of hot food dishes, salads, pies, quiches, cakes and pastries are freshly made on site every morning by our dedicated chefs and cooks (see Food & Drink for details).


Whilst visiting Dublin city, a trip to The Kilkenny Shop is a must; the spacious and airy shop has won the Retail Excellence Ireland Award for the last two years and The Kilkenny Café has recently been awarded a TripAdvisor 2013 Excellence Award, ranking in the top 10% of businesses reviewed on TripAdvisor. Don’t miss out on this shopper’s paradise!

Store opening hours

Monday - Wednesday 8.30am - 7.00pm

Thursday 8.30am - 8.00pm

Friday 8.30am - 7.00pm

Saturday 8.30am - 6.30pm

Sunday 10.00am - 6.00pm


Last minute shoppping?

On your way back to the airport why not visit the newly opened Kilkenny store in Swords Pavilions Shopping Centre for some last minute shopping? Conveniently located just off the M1 motorway, less than 4 kilometres from Dublin airport.

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Get your crystal engraved free of charge by the Waterford Crystal qualified in-store engraver, the perfect finish to that special wedding, anniversary or birthday gift.
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Customer Quotes

"This is my favourite store in Dublin as you get Irish brands beautifully presented and very knowledgable staff to help you find the ideal gift."... Monica Ortiz-Cañavate, Madrid, Spain

"Kilkenny Store is not to be missed for traditional Irish gifts to bring home, and suits every budget."... Izzie Rhead, Leighton Buzzard, UK.

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