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Joyce's Craft Shop and Art Gallery

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Address: Galway Road, Recess, Ireland
Phone Number:
+353 95 34604

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Great shop offering a variety of gifts!

We popped in here on our way to Connemara National Park. What a lovely shop! We picked up a few gifts to bring home and a nice wool sweater. They carry a variety of quality... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sarah W
Boulder, Colorado
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Boulder, Colorado
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We popped in here on our way to Connemara National Park. What a lovely shop! We picked up a few gifts to bring home and a nice wool sweater. They carry a variety of quality jewelry using Connemara marble - it's beautiful! I heard from a few people that this place was expensive, but I thought the prices were reasonable,... More 

Thank Sarah W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were heading towards the Connemara national park and saw a sign of "One of the best craft shops in Ireland". We stopped and it really was worth it. Excellent quality local and Irish products with lots of variety. All felt tasty and classy. Obviously there are many other great Irish craft shops with great selection around Ireland, but this... More 

Thank Jaatinen
Prospect Park, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 12 November 2016

Nice visit. The views outside shop are impressive. The shop itself has many unique items. Large range of costs from local soaps/oils/food at $5 to detailed garments in the hundreds so something for everybody.

Thank Eugene J
Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

A unique array of beautiful goods and a very friendly shop keeper! Wish I would have bought everything! Interesting little pit stop on our way from Cong to Ballynahnich with weird statues right across from the store.

Thank lmhuddleston
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4 reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I happened on Joyce's gift shop one sunny afternoon (September 13, 2016). Following a browse I decided on a book about walks in Galway and Mayo, priced €14.99, and approached the man at the counter, who informed me that the cost would be rounded up to €15 as the cent was no longer legal tender. OK. But when I offered... More 

Thank gerard g
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

We happened to stop here and admire the views. Little did we know this was probably my most favorite shop stop yet. The people are friendly and helped me pick out a wool blanket. I had no idea the true differences of how they were made and why they are different. After quite a while pondering what type of blanket... More 

Thank Leah F
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

After a fabulous night at EJ Kings in Clifden we found this great little craft and gift shop along the way to Galway. Bought a few things to take home for gifts. Lots to choose from - dont miss it worth the stop.

Thank magpie45
Flagstaff, Arizona
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

We stopped in looking for gifts to take home and we hit the jackpot. Beautiful shop with blankets, clothes, crafts, candles, marble, and candy and toys. One of the nicest gift shops I have ever been in.

Thank Brandon K
Willoughby, Ohio
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Got a wonderful blanket. Lots of unique gifts. Beautiful view from the shop as well. The staff was very kind and helpful.

Thank MissRendina1015
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We drove past this place but turned around when we realized we may not pass it again. We are glad we did as this was a lovely little shop. They have a good selection of Connemara marble items. We grabbed some coasters and jewelry as gifts. They have a little bit of everything. Well worth the stop if you have... More 

Thank Timothy C

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