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Kilkenny Design Centre

Castle Yard, Kilkenny R95 CAA6, Ireland
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Waterford Crystal and Kilkenny Rail Trip from Dublin
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Castle Yard, Kilkenny R95 CAA6, Ireland
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Reviewed 12 January 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
Reviewed 25 November 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
Reviewed 4 November 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
Reviewed 30 October 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
Reviewed 29 October 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
Reviewed 23 October 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
Reviewed 4 October 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

1  Thank dthomas34
Reviewed 26 September 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
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The design center is a series of rooms filled with quality and authentic Irish goods with price tags to match. The customer service was the best we found in Ireland and we ended up purchasing some home items that we had previously resisted in our...More

Thank L164
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Welcoming staff Variety of food to chose for a quick bite (and gluten-free as well🙂) has a Good range of local products to buy as presents

Thank Veronique B
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