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Shopping in Dingle

    Sinead Lough Ceramics

    Sinead Lough Ceramics creates handmade, functional and brightly coloured pottery from her workshop in Ballyferriter, on the Dingle Peninsula, Co. Kerry. Owner and ceramist, Sinead, is a graduate of NCAD and, more recently of the Craft Council’s Pottery Skills Course in Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny. She makes functional and decorative hand thrown pieces from her workshop in Kerry and also works to commission.

    Sinead says of her work, “I make a range of thrown forms in white earthenware. The shapes are often altered or distorted after throwing and additions such as handles are applied. Surface treatments include a variety of decorative techniques using brightly coloured slips and glazes. The pieces are mostly functional, but are also intented to be fun and playful items.”

    Opening hours:
    (May to September)
    The workshop is open 10am to 6pm Tue – Sat
    Sunday opening July & August and Bank Holidays 12pm – 4pm

    The workshop is open for most of the rest of the year but not at regular times so if you are making a special trip it is a good idea to phone/text ahead to make sure Sinead will be there there, especially during January/February.

    Tel: +353 (0)87 215 5703
    Email:
     sineadlough@hotmail.com
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    Sinead Lough Ceramics

    Location: Ballyferriter village, Dingle Peninsula, Co. Kerry
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    Dingle Candle

    Dingle Candle produces delightful handmade scented candles. Each candle is carefully and skilfully crafted by owner, Sandra Cremin, who takes her inspiration from the Dingle Peninsula itself.

    Dingle Candle products are pure, natural eco soy blends with  premium fragrances and essential oils. They are combined with natural wooden wicks  to create the soothing sound of a crackling Irish Hearth. There are also eco handmade soaps and fragrances to purchase in the shop as well.

    With candle scents like Dingle Rain, Dingle Fairy, Irish Peated Whiskey, Skellig Wars, Irish Wild Honeysuckle, Dingle Irish Turf Fire and many more, you’re sure to find one you’ll love.

    Tel: +353 (0)86 224 5395
    Email:
     daCremin@gmail.com
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    Dingle Candle

    Location: Main Street, Dingle, Co. Kerry
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    Sleeping Giant Studio

    Sleeping Giant Studio is a commercial and portrait photography studio located in the heart of Dingle in Co. Kerry. We specialize in the three P’s: Portraits, Products and Perception.

    Owner and chief photographer, Karen McHugh, is a world class photographer who specialises in commercial, portrait and imaging. Karen received her formal photographic training from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh in the United States. Her work can be found in galleries in the United States and Ireland.

    Sleeping Giant Studio also specialises in metal murals, canvas and all levels of mounting and framing along with a specialist printing service to compliment your personal works of art.

    Karen also offers informative walks around Dingle town on Saturday mornings, from June 14 until September 14. Learn about the history of the town, along with helpful photographic tips. The 90 minute walks begin promptly at 9.00am from the Sleeping Giant office on Main Street, Dingle. The cost is €10 per person. Be prepared to walk, laugh and enjoy Dingle as a photographer.

    Tel: +353 (0)87 662 9585
    Email: karen@sleepinggiantstudio.ie
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    Location: Main Street,
    Dingle, Co. Kerry
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    Sweet Pea

    Sweet Pea is a beautiful retail shop in the coastal town of Dingle. Located on Upper Green Street, Sweet Pea offers unique gifts for the home and special occasions. A great place for buying those gifts with a difference!

    Sweet Pea has gifts for every occasion – Birthdays, Weddings, Baby, Celtic and even Christmas! Our cards are really unique and also for every occasion. Gift wrap is always free. Whatever it is you’re looking for, if we don’t have it in stock we will do our best to find it or something suitable for you. It is a must see shop!

    Tel: +353 (0)66 915 0600
    Email: sweetpeadingle@gmail.com
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    Location: Upper Green Street,
    Dingle town, Co. Kerry
    Carol Cronin Gallery
    The Carol Cronin Gallery showcases seascape paintings which are finding a large audience both at home and abroad. You will find her work in homes from Shanghai to New York. Carol has had exhibitions in Dublin, London, Germany and the U.S. among others, along with several high profile commissions.

    The Carol Cronin Gallery is on Green Street in Dingle and doubles as a studio. It is here that visitors have a chance to meet the artist and see her at work. Carol is inspired by the beauty of the West Kerry coastline and the Atlantic ocean. Her paintings are sold exclusively through her gallery. A selection of images are available as Limited Edition Prints. You can preview her work on Facebook or on her website www.carolcronin.com   

    Tel:+353 (0)86 103 1074
    Email: info@carolcroninpainter.com
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    Location: Green Street,
    Dingle town, Co. Kerry
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    Nu Goldsmith

    Nu Goldsmith jewellery is immaculate in form and style, and its great beauty and individuality have won her a loyal and devoted clientele who appreciate the uniqueness of every piece, of which one is only produced. ‘Repetition is the death of creativity,’ says Niamh, who believes a handmade piece created by an expert craftsperson, besides retaining its monetary value, will always count for more with the recipient than the mass-produced item.

    Nu Goldsmith is owned and managed by Niamh Utsch who established her goldsmith workshop and gallery in 1996 in Dingle, following her apprenticeship in Dublin and spending a further 12 years working with master goldsmiths in Germany. An ever changing selection is to be seen and purchased at Nu Goldsmith.

    Tel: +353 (0)87 241 3554
    Email: nugoldsmith@gmail.com
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    Location: Upper Green Street,
    Dingle town, Co. Kerry
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    John Weldon Jewellery

    John Weldon Jewellery has one of the most comprehensive ranges of fine Irish Handcrafted Jewellery. Combining Celtic knot-work with beautiful contemporary designs, John has managed to capture the magical ambience of our ancient ancestors the Celts.

    Established 1997 our shop is located in the centre of Dingle Town on the scenic west coast peninsula which has been a huge inspiration for many of John’s designs. We are proud of our reputation both locally and internationally and are always ready to help you with any enquiry you have, and offer you the reassurance of any long-term care and servicing that you might require.

    We guarantee that all our Celtic jewellery collections are handcrafted in Ireland and that each piece is Assayed and Hallmarked (as required) at Dublin Castle. We carry one of the largest collections of Celtic jewellery comprising Wedding Bands, Engagement Rings, Pendants Earrings, Bangles and Bracelets.  John Weldon Jewellery also carries a large range of contemporary jewellery in our shop so do please drop by if you are in town, all are welcomed by our caring staff.

    Tel: +353 (0)66 915 2522
    Email: info@johnweldonjewellers.com

     

    Location: Green Street,
    Dingle town, Co. Kerry
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    Lisbeth Mulcahy

    Lisbeth Mulcahy, who is originally from Denmark, has been living in Chorca Dhuibhne, The Dingle Peninsula, with her Irish husband, Louis, since 1975. This is also the year she started weaving under the tutelage of American weaver Joanne Hayes. In 1989 she opened her workshop and retail shop in the centre of Dingle town.

    Lisbeth designs all the woven goods for sale in the shop. All the wall hangings on display are made at the shop and the weaving room is open to allow visitors look in. Her scarves, stoles and throws are made by an Irish commission weaver. She, herself, makes the unique tapestries.

    Today Lisbeth Mulcahy is one of Ireland’s best known designer/weavers and tapestry artists and you can see her work at Siopa na bhFiodóirí (The Weaver’s Shop), which was voted “One of the most beautiful shops in Ireland.”

    Siopa na bhFiodóirí also sells the work of Lisbeth’s potter husband, Louis Mulcahy, as well as a selection of knitwear, jewellery and other work by Irish designer/makers. Customers who travel all the way to Dingle to visit our shop can avail of the special workshop prices charged here on our weavings and pottery. These prices are up to 15% less than the recommended retail price.

    Tel: +353 (0)66 915 1688
    Email: info@lisbethmulcahy.com

    Location: Green Street,
    Dingle town, Co. Kerry
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    Dingle Crystal

    Dingle Crystal is owned and run by Seán and Liz Daly and their son Adam. Dingle Crystal attracts visitors from all over the world to their workshop/showroom on Green Street in Dingle. Seán, a former master craftsman with Waterford Crystal, produces beautiful handmade crystal pieces.

    It’s only when you hold a piece of Dingle Crystal in your hands, feel its weight and see the deep precision cuts that you truly appreciate the skill of someone like Seán.

    By appointment, you can observe him at work and witness the entire creative process as he turns a blank piece of glass into a work of art. Seán signs his name to every piece, your assurance that Dingle Crystal is ‘from the master’s hands’. Seán’s son Adam is now following in his father’s footsteps and learning the craft from the master himself. Seán, his wife Liz and Adam look forward to welcoming you to their shop on Green Street with a complimentary Irish liqueur.

    Tel: +353 (0)66 915 1550
    Email: info@dinglecrystal.com
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    Twitter: @dinglecrystal

    Location: Green Street,
    Dingle town, Co. Kerry
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    Louis Mulcahy Pottery

    And now, for something completely different. We all know how creative children can be given the chance. How about giving them a lump of clay and letting them transform it into something that you will cherish for years to come?

    At Louis Mulcahy’s Pottery at Clogher Head on the Dingle Peninsula your children can do just that. A special room has been set up with a potter’s wheel and assistance and guidance will be provided by the friendly staff.

    If you want to take home the master-piece, it will cost you €9.90, but you’ll have to let it dry. For just €19.90, the staff will decorate and fire it in the kiln for you. Delivery within Ireland is €10.00 (additional pots are free), delivery Worldwide is €10.00 (additional pots €5 each).

    You can also learn how the pottery is made from start to finish at the workshop, during July & August they offer fully guided workshop tours. Booking is essential.

    Louis Mulcahy’s is open 7 days / all year around.

    Tel: +353 (0)66 915 6229
    Email: linda@louismulcahy.com
    Location: Clogher Head,
    Dingle, Co. Kerry
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    Brian de Staic

    Award-winning jeweller Brian de Staic has been in Dingle since 1981. He is renowned for his handmade jewellery based on the rich local Celtic heritage and culture.

    World-renowned and recognized for the delicate detailing, Brian de Staic Jewellry combines the skilled artistry and the unique age-old traditions of the Celt. Brian himself personally trains his in-house team, to ensure the highest quality and elegance of each piece.

    All of Brian de Staic jewellry is handcrafted individually, making each piece one-of-a-kind and meaningful. The rings, pendants and broaches aren’t just capturing a memory for you to treasure- they’re also miniature works of art. His main workshop/retail shop is in Dingle but there are retail shops in Tralee and Killarney as well.

    Tel: +353 (0)66 915 1298
    Email: info@briandestaic.com
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    Location: Green Street,
    Dingle town, Co. Kerry
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    Holden Leather

    Holden Leather are producers of high quality hand made leather goods. Since 1989 they have built an international reputation for design and quality which has gained them international clientèle as well.

    Their workshop is located in Baile an Ghoilin, three miles west of Dingle town, overlooking the harbour. Here, local crafts people, trained by owner Conor Holden, create beautifully designed pieces from the highest quality Italian leather.You can visit the Holden Leather workshops on the shores of Dingle Bay and also at Holyground, Dingle town.

    At Holden Leather, you’ll find exquisite leather goods, from latest trends to timeless classics. From must-have leather handbags and exclusive leather briefcases, to exquisite leather photo frames and eye-catching leather purses, our extensive range of leather goods are sure to make an impression and you can shop online too.

    Tel: +353 (0)66 915 1796
    Email:  info@holdenleathergoods.com

    Location: Dingle town, Co. Kerry
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