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Standun Spiddal Connemara

Connemara Coast Road, Spiddal, Ireland
+353 91 553 108
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Spiddal
Type: Shops
Owner description: Standún is a unique family run store, situated in a traditional Connemara setting in the west of Ireland. The store is in it's 3rd Generation and has... more » Owner description: Standún is a unique family run store, situated in a traditional Connemara setting in the west of Ireland. The store is in it's 3rd Generation and has been in operation for over 60 years. There is a huge variety of Aran Sweaters, Irish products, Menswear, Ladies fashion, children's clothing, Irish and Internation gifts and homeware and a cafe with home baking. « less
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Highland, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

First stopped here on a tour in 2004. Great shopping! Great service. Mailed items home arrived quickly and no damage. Travelled with my husband on our own and had the same service and selection in 2012 so it was only natural we returned to shop in 2014. It was again great service and selection! My husband and I went back... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I had hired a car to do a little tiki tour of Connemara and found this gem which was awesome - what a great find - it is lovely - I have a couple of cardigan / jackets made in Cork keeping me warm in our NZ Winter - Spring ! I would certainly recommend this lovely store - lovely... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I adore this place, we go to Galway quite a bit as my husband is from there, and we always take a trip out, my kids love the kiddy cappuccinos and cakes and I love the...well everything! And I actually managed to find a dress that my husband didn't have to bribe me to wear :D The staff too are... More

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cliona s, Owner at Standun Spiddal Connemara, responded to this review

What a lovely review! Thank you so much for taking the time to write it. We really appreciate all the support we get from our loyal customers. I will make sure to pass on the compliments to the girls! Thanks for your kind words. Cliona More

England
Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
59 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Our tour stopped here and we found staff very helpful, quality products at reasonable prices. Well worth a visit.

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cliona s, Owner at Standun Spiddal Connemara, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to review our store. I hope you had a lovely trip to Ireland and that you will be back again soon! Cliona More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This store has a great selection of items, large parking lot, and we had a nice cup of tea. I found the prices good. We had everything shipped and it arrived in one week. Two days after we got home. I am very happy with the service I received and my purchases.

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cliona s, Owner at Standun Spiddal Connemara, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and I hope you will return and visit us at Standun again some day! Cliona More

Tralee, Ireland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Passing through Spiddal so we decided to call in. Presently surprised with the Range of clothing for all ages. Purchased a number of items which I'm delighted with. Staff we're very helpful. Thank you Standun :-)

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cliona s, Owner at Standun Spiddal Connemara, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review! I hope that next time you are up in Galway that you will visit us in Spiddal! Cliona More

Burlingame, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Yes, the tour buses stop here, but at Standun we found real, high-quality Irish products at very reasonable prices. It seemed more like a small department store for locals than a "souvenir shop," and indeed, the young owner later told us she has tried to make it just that--a year-round business where folks come for birthday, wedding, and other family... More

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cliona s, Owner at Standun Spiddal Connemara, responded to this review

Carla It was lovely to meet you both. I hope you had an enjoyable last few days in Ireland. I really appreciate your review of our store. Hopefully you will come back to visit us all in Spiddal some day again! Cliona More

Fremantle, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

If you are going to Ireland you MUST visit Connemara and you MUST make a stop in the beautiful village of Spiddal. Walk on the beach, have a pint with the locals, drink in the sea air, feed the Connemara Ponies a carrot and then reward yourself with a visit to Standun's gift shop. The shop is a bit of... More

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Howland, Maine
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

My husband and I had the privilege to vacation in Ireland this year. We were amazed with the scenery, the people, and the overall experience of Ireland. On the next to the last day of our vacation, we were on a tour in Connemara, and our bus stopped a lovely gift shop. It was amazing! Everything you could imagine and... More

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FIVEMILETOWN
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Was passing while on holiday with my parents and required a coffee and a break, well we got a shock as it was a real haven. The refreshments were first class and then of course we had a browse through the shop which was superb and resulting in quite a few purchases. A few days later as our holiday was... More

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