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The Quiet Cailin Studios

Main Street, Cong, Ireland
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Quiet, comfortable shop with quality art, (don’t even want to call them souvenirs). The handcrafts... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2017
CelticTravelers
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Asheville
Wonderful find

On a recent trip to Ashford castle we came across this little shop. The items inside are beautiful... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
LouNottm
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Welcome to The Quiet Cailin Studios Cong, Co. Mayo Ireland.Boutique artisan gallery.Made and designed in Ireland Art and Crafts, Artistic Services and Audio Services. Singing Historical Tour with 18th century Highwayman of Cong George McNamara. A one hour tour of history and song. Pay As You Like "To write the history of Cong, would be to write the history of Ireland" (WM Wilde)
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“local artists” (9 reviews)
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Main Street, Cong, Ireland
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Quiet, comfortable shop with quality art, (don’t even want to call them souvenirs). The handcrafts are lovely, as is the hostess. We bought a mythological King made of bog wood and Michelle told us his story- fun! We go in to visit, even if we’re...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

On a recent trip to Ashford castle we came across this little shop. The items inside are beautiful, handmade & all of Irish heritage. What made the shop extra special was the lady who ran it, her knowledge of each item & artist was second...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Michelle's shop is a beautifully curated collection of Irish handcrafted art, jewelry, music and more. We stayed in Cong for nearly two weeks and found ourselves returning to her shop almost daily to add something new to our local mementos. Really such a lovely store...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

We always make it a point to stop in here, as they have a variety of items that are handcrafted from local artists. We have started collecting the bog oak art, as well as paintings by the owner. Each time we see some new delightful...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is where you need to get your authentic Irish hand made souvenirs. Michelle brings in hand made aran scarfs and mittens; stone painted pottery, celtic jewelry and whatever gifts her local artists have created that month. Prices so reasonable, gifts so authentic!

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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely little shop. From scarves and hats, to purses, shawls, pendants. Things made by Irish artist. Believe open most of the time.

Thank Donna G
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

The best of genuine 100% Irish made artisan works! Get ready to fall in love with every single piece of art you lay your eyes on. They sell extraordinary handmade soaps, adorable Celtic craft, and much more. You will certainly get perfect gifts from Ireland...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

For some reason I was instantly drawn to this quaint little shop so went inside for a mooch around. The lady was really friendly and welcoming and gave a lovely cheerful atmosphere to the place. The shop contained a lot of unusual quirky items by...More

Thank Kelly W
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

visited the shop during a trip to Cong last summer, fell in love with the items here, they were beautiful and to know that they were all locally sourced and crafted was amazing. bought a few things like a beautiful piece of slate from Valentia...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Most unusual and original gifts you could not get anywhere else. Lady owner so friendly without being pushy. Loves to source out unusual things to sell. Overwhelmed by her hospitality when she gave us a St Brigets Cross when we told her we had come...More

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Todd D
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Response from Criostoir O | Property representative |
Hi Todd D, Check out our website for full year round coverage. We do tours in April for group bookings in advance. Booking page is available on the website. Glad you like the reviews, we are very proud of them. Cong is a... More
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