Clonmel has a long held reputation as a shopper’s paradise. Everything is here from major name retailers to specialist shops. Irrespective of the size or style of the shop, visitors to Clonmel can look forward to excellent customer service and the widest range of shops in the south east of Ireland.
Situated in the heart of the Golden Vale (so called for the quality of the land) the local farmers market every Saturday should not be missed and here also are just some of the shops that visitors should look out for.
Clinton’s Department Store in Parnell St. carries an excellent selection of fashions for men and women and they have a new shop in Mitchell Street devoted to quality bed linen and accessories. Fitzgerald’s Menswear at 73 O’Connell St. has a wide selection of top brands in clothing for fashion conscious men of all ages, while Jean Junction in Market Pl. specialises in casual wear. The Wardrobe in Gladstone Street stocks a wide range of leading ladies labels.
Dunnes Stores, famous throughout Ireland for their value, have three units in Clonmel (O’Connell St., Oakville Shopping Centre and a very large store on Davis Rd). Marks and Spencer have their first store in the South East at the Showgrounds Shopping Centre, Davis Road. The Shopping Centre also hosts a number of other big name brand stores including Jack & Jones, Only, Pamela Scott and much more.
For an excellent selection in footwear, go to Moroneys Footwear at 50 O’Connell St., a family firm that has been 100 years in Clonmel, while Little Piggy’s Shoes for Kids at Market Pl. boasts that no child ever gets shoes there that do not fit to absolute perfection. For gifts, souvenirs and household items, you are sure to find lots to interest you at Allens fine store at 75 O’Connell St. Also on O’Connell St. you will find Heatons – part of an Irish chain of good value stores. For cards, chocolates and souvenirs be sure to pay a visit to the charming Tivoli Cards at 54 Gladstone St.
If it’s jewellery and accessories you are after, see the fine array at Silver Wood in Mitchell St. or Duggan’s across the street. For off-licence wines and spirits go to The Wine Buff at 15 Mitchell St. or Red Nose Wine on the Inner Relief Road. and, if you need flowers to go with the wine, Tina’s Florist at 6 Mary St. is the place. There are two weekly newspapers in Clonmel, The Nationalist (every Wednesday) and South Tipp Today which is free and comes out on Thursdays. The Book Centre at 2 O’Connell St. has a very large stock of newspapers, magazines and books.
James Whelan Butchers at Oakville Shopping Centre are famous and hold the coveted Bridgestone Best Food Retailers Award. The health conscious should be sure to go to Better By Nature at Market Pl. and Going Healthy just beside the West Gate on the O’Connell St. side or Hickey’s Bakery on the far side of the West Gate. For beauty aids and toiletries, there are several places to choose from: Lanache in Mary St. is a boutique shop for the body, Quirke’s at 53 O’Connell St. is a family firm now in its third generation, while Mulligans have three stores in Clonmel (68 O’Connell St., Western Rd. and Market Pl.), Boots have a branch at 5 Gladstone St. and O’Reilly’s Pharmacy is at 18 Gladstone St. Sam McCauley’s Pharmacy is at the Poppyfield Shopping Centre and also at Davis Rd.
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