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 at Ballinahown Craft Village

Celtic Roots Studio at Ballinahown Craft Village

Athlone

Close to the town of Athlone you will find the award-winning Ballinahown Eco-Craft village.

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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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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

Dollmaker of Ireland’s Ancient East, Teresa lives outside a small village in rural Ireland.  A graduate of fine art, Teresa has spent the last decade developing her craft business, creating handcrafted dolls using much-loved materials that evoke precious memories and recall celebration, people, places, and events.  These handcrafted dolls offer people the opportunity to have a unique and authentic piece of Irish craft. Each of the twelve dolls, handmade and heartfelt, capture the spirit of the people of Ireland. They have been created from vintage cloth, wools, and other materials, and are the perfect keepsake gift to celebrate and cherish special occasions like births, weddings, Christmas, First Holy Communions, birthdays, or your visit to Ireland.

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