Dublin is the perfect place to find everything you need on your Christmas shopping trip, with a wide range of shopping centres, to escape the inevitable bad weather, markets to find original crafts and designer boutiques to pick up some unique pieces. We have compiled a list to make it easy for visitors to locate the best shopping spots in the city.
Irelands biggest supplier of Irish craft & design, Kilkenny shop stocks many popular Irish brands including Chupi, Galway Crystal, John Rocha and Max Benjamin.
Our shop and stay package includes a 10% discount card for Kilkenny Shop, which is just a 7-minute stroll from the hotel. Overseas visitors can avail of tax-free shopping and free shipping!
Stephens Green Shopping Centre
This Dublin landmark can be found at the top of the famous Grafton Street, and directly opposite the beautifully idyllic St. Stephen’s Green Park. Inside you can find a mix of Irish and international retailers including Dunnes Stores, United Colours of Benetton and TK Maxx.
A stop off at Stephens Green shopping centre is a must on your trip to Dublin so you can marvel at the impressive architecture and Irelands largest clock.
Arnotts is Irelands oldest department store, celebrating its 175th year in 2018. The stores' sister brands include Brown Thomas on Dublin’s Southside, Selfridges in the United Kingdom and Holt Renfrew in Canada.
With clothing, footwear, homewares and electrical you are bound to pick up something on your visit to Arnotts. The department store also offers several in-store services including the Grafton Barber, Oslo beauty salon, Zebra Hairdressing and a number of restaurants.
This family-owned craft design company began in Avoca, County Wicklow in 1723. Today the company operate 12 stores with the closest to Trinity City Hotel being their Suffolk Street location. You will find fashion, jewellery, soft furnishings and aromatics, along with an award-winning food hall.
Folkster is an independent boutique founded in 2012 by stylist Blanaid Hennessy. One of the three Folkster branches can be found in Temple Bar, in the heart of Dublin City. Folkster features a full range of day and evening wear, accessories, shoes, vintage clothes and quirky homewares.
The Temple Bar food market
The Temple Bar Food Market has been operating for over 15 years and is held every Saturday from 10am-5pm, rain or shine, at Meeting House Square. The Market offers a wonderful variety of small Irish food producers and great street food.
For those who are looking for luxury for less, Kildare village is the stop for you. Located 40 minutes outside the city centre this designer outlet village offering up to 60% off, year round. You can find brands such as Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors, Kate Spade and Mulberry at the village.
Visitors can get a shuttle bus from Georges Quay, five minutes from Trinity City Hotel. Return tickets cost €10 and there are three departure times a day.
Shop and stay and Trinity City Hotel, only a 5-minute walk from Dublin’s main shopping areas - Grafton Street and Henry Street.
Our shopping package includes:
An overnight stay, a Full Irish breakfast, 2 pm late check out, complimentary luggage storage
and 10% Discount Card for Kilkenny Shop