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Kevin & Howlin

Neighbourhood: South City Centre
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Address: 31 Nassau Street, Dublin, Ireland
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+353 1 677 0257

Ladies, is your man still wearing the same tattered T-shirt he rescued from...

Ladies, is your man still wearing the same tattered T-shirt he rescued from a thrift shop in college? Take him to this menswear store and get him something nice.

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I went here last August while on vacation in Ireland. I had recently watched the film the Wind That Shakes the Barley and really wanted an Irish cap like the one Cillian Murphy... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2015
Christopher S
Montclair, New Jersey, United States
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Montclair, New Jersey, United States
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Reviewed 15 January 2015

I went here last August while on vacation in Ireland. I had recently watched the film the Wind That Shakes the Barley and really wanted an Irish cap like the one Cillian Murphy wore in the movie. I walked into the shop and probably looking like a complete tourist (which I suppose I was) pulled out a photo of Cillian... More 

2 Thank Christopher S
kevinhowlin, Public Relations Manager at Kevin & Howlin, responded to this review

Hi Christopher, Delighted we helped you find your Cillian Murphy cap. Hope you are still wearing it and enjoying it. Your review was very nice, thanks for a glowing report. Always helps when our fine customers share their stories and experiences. All the best, Kevin & Howlin More 

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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

I first visited Kevin and Howlin in 1980, at which time I got a suit made to measure, a fantastic tweed coat, and a hat, all of which I wore long past the time when my body had changed shape entirely and it was absurd to do so. I did not have a chance to go back until last summer,... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Donegal Tweed is the best wool tweed in the world produced on the northwest coast of Ireland. Kevin and Howlin tailors this fabulous fabric into some of the worlds finest sport coats, suits, hats and scarves. They have a wide inventory of products in stock in classic styles with a range of patterns and colors. If you would prefer to... More 

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Hastings on Hudson, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2014

If you are looking for the best wool cap, Plaid, patchwork and tweeds, Kevin & Howlin have the best with the best fitting caps. Don't waste your time. Just go straight to Kevin & Howlin at 31 Nassau Street, Dublin, Ireland.

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Belmont, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2014

If you want a retail experience that reflects Dublin as it was 50-75 years ago, this is the place. They sell wonderful excellently made Irish tweed garments. I loved the overall atmosphere and the lady who helped me was very efficient and friendly. Right in the heart of Dublin, just a block from the National Gallery. A must see/visit for... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

Outstanding collection of men's and women's tweed and plaids material and jackets and scarfs. Better than anything I saw in Donegal Town. Gorgeous stuff! Can't wait to return. I am a shopper with NYC DNA.

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kevinhowlin, Public Relations Manager at Kevin & Howlin, responded to this review

Many thanks for your excellent review. We're delighted you were impressed with our selection of tweeds and glad we stack up to your high standards! We'll look forward to hearing from you again. We're only a call or email away. Thanks again, K&H More 

Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2014 via mobile

Living in Dublin has its advantages. Shopping in City Centre at Christmastime certainly is one. This Christmas my wife decided to get me a special Traditional Irish shirt, called a 'grandfather shirt.' However, she mistakenly got a Grandfather Nightshirt. So off to K&H we went. Upon arrival, we were told that although we had our receipt?, they do not do... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2013

An excellent gem in Dublin, the small store is stacked to the brims with all the tweeds you could desire. Prices are great, an excellent place to get presents for others, rather than the usual tourist tat. Employees are incredibly helpful and knowledgeable. The place oozes tradition and heritage, and quietly tramples, nearby Dubarry's, and further a field Cording's, in... More 

Washington state
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2013 via mobile

This is a very small shop but has a huge amount inside - especially the hundreds of tweed caps in all sizes, colors, etc. If you want to get something made to order or get something from their surprisingly large selection, worth stopping by. My only regret is that they do not have an ecommerce site set up so it... More 

San Francisco, CA
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2013

I didn't seek out K&H when visiting Dublin 345 years ago, but a tweed jacket in the front window called out to me. I just came back from an engagement brunch and wore the jacket. It looks like new, garners compliments and has always been my favorite. Comments from current visitors suggest nothing has changed. The salesman was helpful, the... More 

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