Our 4 star hotel will be a convenient base for a day’s shopping in Galway. Whether you’d like to mix your weekend break with some well-deserved shopping therapy or just need a quick bite, Galway’s shopping opportunities are as colourful as its nightlife.
Knocknacarra Shopping Centre
Located just 2 minutes drive from the Clybaun Hotel, shops featured include Dunnes Stores, Next and New Look. Free Car Parking.
Westside Shopping Centre Galway
Westside Shopping Centre is situated on one of the main approach roads to Galway and only a 4 minute drive from the Clybaun Hotel. The main outlet at the centre is Dunnes Stores, which comprises a food market and clothes shop. There are also a number of other outlets in the centre, geared towards catering for the large local population. Free Car Parking.
Corrib Shopping Centre
Located just off Eyre Square, which is serviced by bus # 33 direct from outside Clybaun Hotel, the Corrib Shopping Centre is a compact shopping mall featuring a wide range of goods. The main outlet for this centre is the department store, Debenhams. Marks and Spencers have a department store as well as a food court and there are plenty of cosmetics and accessories, menswear, ladies wear and household goods as well as a spacious café and a multi storey car park.
Eyre Square Shopping Centre
The centre was built on the site of an old timber yard in an effort to breathe life into the city. And it was an undoubtable success. Today, with its specialist shops in fashion, food, sport, gifts, books, household goods, department stores, cafes, banks and bustling yet spacious atmosphere and its constant hosting of exhibitions and events for children and adults, Eyre Square Centre has become a centre in every sense of the word.
Galway Shopping Centre
The Galway Shopping Centre on the Headford Road was the first centre of its kind to be established in the city. Stores here include Tesco and Penney’s. An excellent range of smaller shops includes fashion outlets, shoe shops, newsagents, record shops and health shops. Several restaurants and car parking spaces also cater for customer needs.
Galway Retail Park
The Galway Retail Park is located on the Headford Road opposite the Galway Shopping Centre. It is home to many big names such as Currys, Woodies DIY, Lifestyle Sports, Elvery Sports, Aldi and Chartbusters. McDonalds restaurant and Omniplex cinema make it an ideal area for a relaxed shopping expedition.
Wellpark Retail Park
Wellpark Retail Park is located on the Dublin Road and features Atlantic Homecare, Reed Furniture, Toy City, PC World and Maplin. Eddie Rockets, Barbarista coffee shop and the Eye Cinema provide some much needed relaxation.
Judy Greene Pottery was established in 1982 in the heart of medieval Galway specialising in hand thrown terracotta, depicting Irish flora and landscape. Judy’s signature range and best loved is her bluebell design. Judy Greene’s pottery is produced using traditional skills of craft-potters. The workshop is situated in the heart of Galway – a unique urban center with a lively “town atmosphere” housing a cosmopolitan diversity of craftworkers and artists.
Drawing their inspiration from the landscape and culture of the Gaeltacht of Connemara, the crafts people who work, display and sell their products at the Spiddal Craft Centre produce a range of handcrafted quality products which is representative of this area. Visitors shopping in Galway can immerse themselves in a whole different experience, as they can observe the crafts in the making and chat with the master crafts people in the individual studios. The variety of products include Pottery, Candle Making, Leather Working, Woodturning, Jewellery, Hand Weaving, Silk Painting and Batik. There is also an Art Gallery and Bistro.