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Address: Main Street, Leenane, Ireland
Phone Number: 00 353 (0) 95 42323
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A nicely appointed small town gift shop

The staff is pleasant and approachable, giving helpful advice on their merchandise as well as the VAT refund information. I found several items to purchase and enjoyed the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 15, 2014
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Germany, Bavaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

It's just a single room however the lady who showed us around was making the stop something to remember. (Many thanks to her!) In a very nice conversation we learned so many interesting things that we did not expect. Several hands on demonstrations. Small but certainly worth stopping by.

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Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Great store for woolen products complete with Cafe and museum for browsing. Products are high quality ranging from home goods to personal wear. A great way to fill in time waiting for the Killary Fjord cruise to begin.

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Mississauga, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This quaint establishment has a very good selection of wool products and knickknacks at more reasonable prices than in the major centres. So stop in for a tea and browse their selection. We found a lovely double original print of the Connemera Highlands, a wool peak cap for me and a lace table runner for here with a few other... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Located on the only fjord in Ireland in Leenane, the Sheep and Wool Centre focuses on the sheep and wool industry in Connemara. On the way into town, we saw some wild Connemara ponies and pulled over for some local sheep who decided to take a short cut on the road. The cafe at the Centre has wonderful homemade soups,... More 

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Kilkenny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Tried the restaurant here Bia Glas .lovely food all homemade .Very friendly staff . This restaurant was spotlessly clean and lovely decorated. Tomato and basil soup was splendid.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We stopped by the Sheep and Wool Centre to purchase some local wool goods. They have a great assortment of scarves, hats/gloves, sweaters and cute souvenirs! The employees were so friendly - we learned about a local woman who hand-knits some of the items sold in the store. They also gave us good advice for our travel back to Dublin!... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

A must stop for anyone interested in sheep, wool, yarn, fiber, or traditional Irish country life. We learned a great deal that brought to life what conditions were like in the past.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The staff is pleasant and approachable, giving helpful advice on their merchandise as well as the VAT refund information. I found several items to purchase and enjoyed the experience entirely!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Save your money on the little museum. there were 2 large tour buses there and the souvenirs were nothing special. there is a tiny little shop right across the bridge, about an 1/8 of a mile away, that had good prices and higher quality stuff.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

good shopping experience. Set at the foot of the fjord so breathtaking secnary. Interesting museum and lives of people around in the past. An interesting brief stop-over. Own café and near to village amenities.

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Address: Main Street, Leenane, Ireland
Phone Number: 00 353 (0) 95 42323
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Leenane

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