Locally Made and Craft Shops

Local talent is in abundance in Westmeath, watch as skilled craftspeople carve wood that is thousands of years old or taste chocolate made to depict characters from the most dramatic of our legends.

Celtic Roots Studio

Celtic Roots Studio

Athlone

Journey through the Irish countryside to Eibhlín’s sculpture atelier and studio, which is located in the Old Schoolhouse in the centre of the village of Ballinahown.

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Glasson Craft Gallery

Glasson Craft Gallery

Athlone

Born out of a passion for Irish Craft, Glasson Craft Gallery first opened its doors in 2011. ​ We have a wide range of Irish craft available: from jewellery, millinery, knitwear, ceramics, glassware, homeware, woodturning, local artisan foods and much more. Every piece is unique and is handcrafted in Ireland.

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The Bastion Gallery

The Bastion Gallery

Athlone

The Bastion Gallery is a gift shop established in 1990 specialising in gifts and Jewellery designed and made in Ireland including Ogham Treasure Jewellery which is designed and handcrafted in Athlone.

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Kilbeggan Distillery

Kilbeggan Distillery

Kilbeggan

Kilbeggan Distillery is the world's oldest whiskey distillery, established in 1757 and still makes one of Ireland’s finest whiskeys. From the creaking timber water wheel, to the giant steam engine, a guided tour of the world's oldest whiskey distillery will transport you back two centuries and captivate your senses.

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Mullingar Pewter

Mullingar Pewter

Discover the ancient craft of pewter making at this traditional workshop and gift gallery. Specially designed pieces are made using the old casting methods, meticulous assembly and delicate hand finishing.

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Dead Centre Brewing

Dead Centre Brewing

Athlone

The first craft brewery in Westmeath in almost 200 years, Dead Centre Brewing allows visitors to experience the brewing process first hand. Tours feature insights into ingredients, brewing, fermentation, packaging as well as sensory sessions where brewery staff talk visitors through the complex flavours of local, small batch beer.

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An Olivia Chocolate

An Olivia Chocolate

Mullingar

Award Winning Handmade Irish Chocolates and chocolate creations Luxury Belgian Chocolate .... hand crafted in Ireland.

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Handmade Design Studio

Handmade Design Studio

Mullingar

Stylish inspiring interiors & gifts shop in the heart of Ireland. Unique pieces by Irish makers, artists, designers. Stockist of Annie Sloan chalk paint.

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Handmade Bespoke Dolls by Teresa Doyle

Handmade Bespoke Dolls by Teresa Doyle

Castlepollard

Teresa is dollmaker and graduate of fine art, creating handcrafted dolls using much-loved materials that evoke precious memories and recall celebration, people, places, and events. 

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Fore Distillery

Fore Distillery

The Fore Distillery philosophy is the use of the finest ingredients in small batch runs in order to ensure consistent quality and a character as individual as the storied land from which it originates. Fore Valley Irish Poitin, White Rum and Golden Rum, excellent neat, on the rocks, or as the prime constituent of mixed drinks and cocktails. With the beautifully decorated Barrell and Bean Cafe nearby Fore Abbey on the doorstep, Fore Distillery is not to be missed.

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Praline Chocolatiers

Praline Chocolatiers

Athlone

Praliné chocolatiers create Irish artisan chocolates, lovingly crafted by hand in Athlone, Ireland. Georgia & Daniel select the finest ingredients to create unique flavours and textures which elevates our chocolate to a sensory level.

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