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West Cork Crafts

63 Townsend Street, Coppingers Lane | Skibbereen, Co Cork, Skibbereen, Ireland
+353 28 22555
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Great local crafts shop

Lovely locally made pieces of crafts and art. I bought a neckless made of a polished pebble (sounds... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
drgnfr
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Switzerland, Leutwil
Wonderful variety and craftmanship

While looking for another shop, I discovered West Cork Crafts. Jewelry, ceramics, paper goods... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2016
alflinn
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West Cork Crafts is a new type of art & crafts shop, at 63 Townshend Street, Skibbereen, County Cork. It is run co-operatively, by the artists and crafters themselves, and offers a wide selection of local art and crafts direct from the artisans at remarkably low prices.
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63 Townsend Street, Coppingers Lane | Skibbereen, Co Cork, Skibbereen, Ireland
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+353 28 22555
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Lovely locally made pieces of crafts and art. I bought a neckless made of a polished pebble (sounds definitely worse than it looks :-) and hand made soaps as gifts for friends. Great value for unique items.

Thank drgnfr
Reviewed 31 July 2016

While looking for another shop, I discovered West Cork Crafts. Jewelry, ceramics, paper goods, turned wood, fiber arts and more. This was a wonderful shop with excellent prices. Jo, one of the artists, was in the shop when I visited and she stayed late so...More

Thank alflinn
Reviewed 3 October 2015

A very broad range of unique crafts here; we managed to get a number of things for relatives back home (and ourselves) to remind us of our trip around the Wild Atlantic Way. Lady on duty was charming, helpful and wrapped the presents very well...More

Thank Luke J
adrian5750, Manager at West Cork Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2015

HI Luke. Thanks for your review. And I'm so pleased that you managed to find us, and choose some of our unique arts and crafts to take home! Glad you enjoyed your visit to Skibbereen & the Wild Atlantic Way - Adrian

Reviewed 22 September 2015

Being a 'craft shop fanatic' back at home, I couldn't resist popping in here. Lovely to see so many hand made crafts, and by local artists. My only wish is that I could have stayed longer! I'll be taking a look at the website for...More

Thank DarkCat
adrian5750, Manager at West Cork Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2015

So glad you enjoyed your visit to West Cork Crafts. Thanks for calling in. Adrian

Reviewed 11 July 2015

If you need gift that's a little different then West Cork Crafts is worth taking a look at.It has some local crafts and the unusual the gifts can be a little expensive but remember they are made by local crafts people not mass produced in...More

Thank Islandhopper198
adrian5750, Manager at West Cork Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2015

HI. Thanks for the positive review. I'm a little surprised about your comment about our crafts being 'a little expensive'. There's no doubt that our unique arts & crafts, handmade in Co. Cork, can't be produced as cheaply as mass-produced 'tourist tat' items from China,...More

Reviewed 31 January 2015

What an incredible amount of talent all under one roof. This cooperative run shop only stocks art and craft made by members of the cooperative one of whom is always on hand to chat about the work on offer. Having said that they are far...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2014

This small shop is full of wonderful -- a wide variety -- of items from a craft cooperative. The great thing is the quality. And there is a wide price range, so something for everyone. One person from the cooperative is always there, so it...More

1  Thank MMN_53
adrian5750, Manager at West Cork Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2014

Thanks for you kind review - it's great to know that people like what we're doing here! Thanks a million - Adrian

Reviewed 19 March 2014

This shop has some lovely crafts, all from local Cork craftspeople. They are also very reasonably priced.

1  Thank OLLIECork
adrian5750, Manager at West Cork Crafts, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2014

Thanks for your kind words Ollie. -There's a wealth of talented artists & craftspeople working in West Cork, and we're delighted to be able to showcase some of them in our co-operative shop.. Call back soon! Adrian

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