Shopping in Dublin
Grafton Street, located between Trinity College and St. Stephen’s Green, is Dublin’s most prestigious shopping thoroughfare with a selection of high street brands, boutiques and upmarket department stores such as Brown Thomas. The famous street also features many restaurants and cafes and you can enjoy the local talent and creativity of the many different street performers and musical acts. Bono has even been known to make an appearance every Christmas Eve!
Henry Street, off O’Connell Street, is one of Dublin’s major shopping locations and features a wide variety of high street stores including the flagship Arnotts Department Store. It also offers two separate shopping centres, the Ilac Shopping Centre and Jervis Shopping Centre. The famous Moore Street is just off Henry Street and you can find local market sellers with everything from fruit to handbags.
Dundrum Town Centre
Dundrum Town Centre is Dublin city’s newest shopping centre with over 130 stores under one roof, including the upmarket House of Fraser and Harvey Nichols and high street favourites such as Marks & Spencer and Oasis. As well as shopping, Dundrum Town Centre features restaurant, bars and cafes and its own cinema.
Kildare Village Retail Outlet
Catch the half-hourly direct service from Dublin Heuston station for the 35-minute journey to Kildare town and visit this amazing outlet. Defined by its luxury brands, this charming open-air ‘village’ offers exceptional value for money and brands include Reiss, All Saints, Furla, Nike, The North Face and Calvin Klein. Here you can bag a bargain with many retailers selling up to 60% off!