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An Tuirne Island Handknits and Crafts

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Quaint location, Local Handknits as well as the big brand knits, Great Personnel, and website!

We stopped here as part of a tour. It is located in Kilmurvey which is at the base of Dún Aonghasa... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2019
SmallTownSleuth
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Vermilion, OH
Great shop!

beautiful items, friendly staff. Canadians should know that free shipping items were taxed heavily... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2017
vlbrucker
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Nanaimo, Canada
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Jul 4, 2019
“Quaint location, Local Handknits as well as the big brand knits, Great Personnel, and website!”
Oct 19, 2017
“Great shop!”
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Reviewed July 4, 2019

We stopped here as part of a tour. It is located in Kilmurvey which is at the base of Dún Aonghasa (the hilltop fort). Although there are other "Aran" sweater stores at the pier, this one also features one-of-a-kind hand knit items by the proprietress...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed October 19, 2017

beautiful items, friendly staff. Canadians should know that free shipping items were taxed heavily by Canadian customs. Better to tuck it in your luggage.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank vlbrucker
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Quint little shop. Very friendly woman spoke with us as she was knitting a sweater at lightening speed . Beautiful Irish sweaters

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 23, 2017

When we first arrived on Inishmore, I was disappointed to only find machine knit items in the Aran Sweater Market. When I inquired about handmade items, they brushed me off and said there weren't many knitters in Ireland anymore. Fortunately, we stumbled onto the delightful...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank heidiv178
Reviewed October 18, 2016

the owner was a delightful woman, welcoming and helpful. Her prices are very reasonable. She is knitting away while we chat. In addition she sell her lovely yarns. Many of the advertised Aran Woollen mills products are, while lovely, machine made.

Date of experience: October 2016
3  Thank Linda B
Reviewed May 16, 2016

Before the path to the stone fort of Dun Aoghasa is a cluster of stores and cafe, ice cream parlor. One of them is An Tuirne which sells handknit Aran Island items: sweaters, coats, scarves, vests, gloves, etc. They sell genuine handknit items - all...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank Olga W
Reviewed April 21, 2016

This lovely shop is filled with beautiful knitted items, such as sweaters, hats, scarves, gloves, throws, and even tiny cable sweaters for the Christmas tree! Rose is the owner and creator of many of these items. She is a very skilled and talented artist/craft person...More

Date of experience: April 2016
3  Thank Scalea05
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