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Biddy Murphy - CLOSED

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All About Being Irish !

Nice store. Lots of Irish items. Beautiful sweaters. Cost is a little expensive on some items. It's... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
brenda s
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LaPorte
Interesting

I like the items in this store, but they are all very expensive for me. The only item that I have... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2016
BubbeSuzie
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Cathedral City, California
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Jul 19, 2017
“All About Being Irish !”
Jul 23, 2016
“Interesting”
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We deal with Irish companies and their distributors in North America. We’ve visited their factories and facilities in Ireland and these are people that we know personally. Being from Ireland we can offer you the inside track to the authentic Irish...more
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1825 Dewey Ln, Suite B, South Haven, MI 49090-7172
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+1 269-639-8585
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

Nice store. Lots of Irish items. Beautiful sweaters. Cost is a little expensive on some items. It's hard to find the place. The sign is on the side of the building instead of on the front of the building. Then you have to walk up...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank brenda s
murphman32, Owner at Biddy Murphy, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2017

Thank you for stopping in. The local ordinances around signage do make it a wee bit difficult I agree and I didn't wan to plaster a nasty sign on the beautiful brick facade. Because we focus on authentic Irish Made products we will never be...More

Reviewed July 23, 2016

I like the items in this store, but they are all very expensive for me. The only item that I have been able to buy is a bar of delicious Lavender soap. Now that the store is on the 2nd floor, I can no longer...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Ward G, Owner at Biddy Murphy, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2016

Hi BubbeSuzie, thanks for the review. We have loads of fantastic value items besides the lavender soaps. Even though "'tis fierce expensive" to get our authentic Irish made goods all the way across the ocean we do provide wonderful value and I'll guarantee you while...More

Reviewed July 21, 2016

Biddy Murphy is a very nice Irish shop. It's somewhat hard to find if one doesn't know where it's located. The 2nd floor of Deboer etc Accounting Firm is where it's located. One has to go to the back of the parking lot and enter...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Ward G, Owner at Biddy Murphy, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2016

Hi Lemonaid Thank you for the kind comments. It may seem like a hard slog to make it up the stairs but while it may not be as authentic as going to Ireland, it's certainly less expensive and quicker to get the wee bit of...More

Reviewed August 2, 2015

Apparently this is only a .com business anymore. There was no storefront business when we went. At least we could find no door, entryway, etc. sign on building said Biddy Murphy .comMore

Date of experience: August 2015
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Ward G, Owner at Biddy Murphy, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2016

Hi Hoosier, I'm sorry you couldn't find the door. The main access to the building is from the main parking lot. The awning over the door that said "ENTRANCE" next to the Parking for Biddy Murphy Irish Gifts signs; that's where you will find us!!...More

Reviewed June 7, 2013

I love this store! Ward is so engaging you can't help but enjoy your visit to his store. Ahh... the merchandise; you will feel like you have died and gone to Ireland. If you are into all things Irish, this is the place for you....More

Date of experience: July 2012
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Ward G, Owner at Biddy Murphy, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2013

Janine, you talk about "spending more than I planned" like it was some kind of affliction!! We highly encourage that kind of behavior. Come up and have a Guinness with us the next time you're in town. Go raibh maith agat - thank you for...More

Reviewed June 7, 2013

My husband and I stopped here on our first trip to South Haven and love it so much that it is a required stop each trip. They have amazing authentic goods. I bought a lovely wool cape that I took on our honeymoon to Ireland....More

Date of experience: October 2012
1  Thank unkskitty
Ward G, Owner at Biddy Murphy, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2013

Go raibh maith agat- thank you for your kind comments. I'm glad you brought the cape home for a visit too. We hope to see you and your friends back to visit us in South Haven and tell us ALL about your trip home.

Reviewed June 7, 2013

This is a very classy and comprehensive Irish/Celtic shop. It is a gem in a smaller city like South Haven. A definite visit even if - or especially if - you aren't someone who would normally visit a Celtic shop. Great clothing, very nice jewelry,...More

Date of experience: June 2013
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Ward G, Owner at Biddy Murphy, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2013

You are entering the Schlock Free Zone!! Yes we try to bring the best of Irish made product to South Haven and the world via BiddyMurphy.com Thank you for the kind comments.

Reviewed October 5, 2012

A visit to South Haven is not complete until we go to Biddy Murphy's! Such a wonderful place to find authentic and beautifully crafted Irish products. It is also fun to listen to Ward tell a story or two.

Date of experience: October 2012
1  Thank Holly T
Ward G, Owner at Biddy Murphy, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2013

Very kind words - Mile Buiochas - many thanks. Please do stop in soon for a chat about your trips. Slan go foill- Bye for now - Ward - BiddyMurphy.com

Reviewed July 8, 2012

My Wife loves Celtic collectibles, and she said this store was fantastic (I was outside with fussy baby). She came out with a couple of bags and a higher balance on my credit card. My 5 year old son picked out a necklace that he...More

Date of experience: July 2012
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Ward G, Manager at Biddy Murphy, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2013

Go raibh maith agat - thank you for the feedback - Yes we are Upstairs at 610 Phoenix Street, opposite the Fifth third Bank next to the Center for the Arts...well worth the short walk one block from the Main Drag.

Reviewed September 27, 2011

You will not find a better shopkeeper than Ward Gahan, proprietor of Biddy Murphy Celtic Goods...except you might forget all about him after stepping into his shop. Sure, you may be exchanging stories about Tipperary or Comhaltas with Ward, but I'll bet my copy of...More

Date of experience: July 2011
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Ward G, Owner at Biddy Murphy, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2013

Mile buiochas - many thanks for the very kind words. We do our best to provide a service that makes you want to comeback to the store or visit us on BiddyMurphy.com when you go home after a visit to us here. Slan go foil...More

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