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Triona Design

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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The best woolen shopping we found!

Our tour stopped here and we got a demonstration of weaving and a complimentary Irish coffee. They... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Polly H
Gloversville, New York
Nice shop!

Family owned and run. Really enjoyed the demo of the loom and the Irish coffee. Ladies really... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Roy P
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Step inside the home of Donegal Tweed at our Visitor Centre and Factory based in the picturesque town of Ardara Co. Donegal. Just a 20 minute drive along one of the most scenic routes that Donegal has to offer you are sure to be greeted with a warm...more
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Unit 1/2 Main Street | Donegal Tweed Visitor Centre, Ardara F94 FY8N, Ireland
+353 74 954 1422
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our tour stopped here and we got a demonstration of weaving and a complimentary Irish coffee. They sell beautiful woolens and Irish jewelry here. The prices are pretty high but the quality is the best we saw anywhere. There’s a great selection of woven wool...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were driving through Ireland and the Irishman at a hotel in Londonderry recommended we make a stop here on our drive. It was a little out of the way of our planned drive. Honestly it was a nice little store with tweeds and sweaters...More

Thank BeachyKeen68
Triona_Design, Customer Service at Triona Design, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear BeachyKeen68, Thank you for your feedback and for saying we have a nice store. :-) We appreciate you stopping in to visit us on your drive from Derry! For more information on how to use the red FexCo tax card and how FexCo Horizon...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family owned and run. Really enjoyed the demo of the loom and the Irish coffee. Ladies really enjoyed shopping here.

Thank Roy P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Won't give you a VAT form if you request it. Will deduct tax if you have a Horizon red card. If you don't register the card and use airport kiosk when leaving country you get charged later plus an extra fee. You also don't get...More

Thank apost109
Triona_Design, Customer Service at Triona Design, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear apost109, We do our best to ensure our visitors have the best possible experience shopping at the Triona Donegal Tweed Visitor Center. We're very sorry to hear that you felt the FexCo Horizon Card wasn't explained clearly enough; thank you for this valuable feedback....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This shop is a great find. My husband found them online and promised me a tweed coat when we visited. The staff were helpful and we met the owner and one of his daughters it was interesting to to talk to them and find out...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ardara is a long trip up through Co. Donegal’s beautiful scenery but well worth for one in search of that special Irish tweed jacket or cape. Triona Design is located in an understated building. Inside are racks of multicolored rows of tweed jackets. I found...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lots of stylish clothing items, mostly made from machine woven cloth and priced for American tourists. I did not see any hand-woven items but have been assured by Triona management (after my original review) that they have 2 full-time and 2 part-time hand weavers.

Thank lgmd2005
Reviewed 3 September 2018

I visited Triona on my first ever visit to Ireland in May. We were made very welcome by the helpful team. Offered a delicious complimentary Irish coffee whilst looking around, no pressure to buy but bought a gorgeous cape for me and a hat for...More

Thank msmazrv
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

This is authentic Ireland! We had an amazing tour and got to see the craft of weaving while there! If you are looking for genuine Irish Tweed this place has it all! Our group of friends and relatives all purchased some amazingly beautiful, coats, wraps,...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We were there as part of a tour. They do a demonstration of weaving, which is a very involved process. They sell items that are made on site, which are very nice. They will take the tax off and ship. It is worth a visit...More

Thank Rob P
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10 March 2018|
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Response from Pablo393 | Reviewed this property |
Guess it depends on the size and composition of the group. My wife and I spent just over an hour there - she came away with a hand knitted sweater and an elegant jacket, I with a lightened wallet.