About Us

Marian and ChristyThe team at the Kilkenny Group shares two common passions – promoting Irish design and delivering exceptional customer service!

For over 5 decades, the Kilkenny Group has been the country’s leading promoter of Irish craft and design, showcasing the best of Irish talent and offering our customers a contemporary take on traditional Irish crafts.

The customer experience is at the core of everything we do at the Kilkenny Shop – each of our 268 staff are trained to the highest level to deliver the ultimate shopping experience, from the moment you enter one of our stores until you leave. And for added convenience, our newly-redesigned online store, kilkennyshop.com, is now mobile-responsive making sure you have an enjoyable shopping experience on the go using your smartphone or tablet device!


From stylish season fashion to handmade jewellery, dazzling crystal and hand-thrown pottery to contemporary interior design, you can be sure to find some wonderful Irish and internationally designed products to suit your needs at the Kilkenny Shop! Choose from an array of top Irish designers such as Orla Kiely, Nicholas Mosse, Fee G, Stephen Pearce and John Rocha to name but a few, all internationally renowned for their talented creations and individual design flare.

There are currently 13 Kilkenny Shops located around the country in Dublin (Nassau St, Stillorgan & Swords), Galway, Killarney, Ennis Co Clare, Cork (Cork city, Douglas & Shanagarry), Cashel Co. Tipperary, Trim Co. Meath , Newbridge Co. Kildare and Greystones Co.Wicklow as well as two sister Christys stores (Killarney and Cobh, Co. Cork) and two in-store cafés located in the Nassau St and Shanagarry outlets.

Visit a Kilkenny Shop (or Christys store) near you or shop online and experience our passion for Irish design and unrivalled customer service!