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Standun Spiddal

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Address: Connemara Coast Road | Co Galway, Spiddal, Ireland
Phone Number: 35391553115
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Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Standún is a unique family run store, situated in a traditional Connemara...

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.

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Not A Tourist Trap, But A Must See For Visitors To Ireland.

Spiddal is a little seacoast town a bit west of Galway that would relatively unremarkable but for one fantastic retail outlet: Standun. Sort of a scaled-down department store... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Parker, Colorado, Usa
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Parker, Colorado, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spiddal is a little seacoast town a bit west of Galway that would relatively unremarkable but for one fantastic retail outlet: Standun. Sort of a scaled-down department store, you'll find excellent quality stuff here. Standun specializes in wool clothing made from sheep raised on the Aran Islands, but you'll also find jewelry, waterford crystal, balleek china and all sorts of... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This store had the best selection of Aran sweaters in all of Galway! The staff were so helpful & friendly.. Especially Deirdre😊

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

My family and I are staying in Galway and had visited this store 15 years ago. We wanted to stop in again and we're not disappointed. They have a great selection of sweaters knit from Irish wool, as well as other knitted clothing and accessories. They also have Belleek and other fine china. The staff was incredibly helpful and we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

well this gem of shop is just so cool. Firstly it has so many cool things for all age groups. It has unique gifts especially for tourist's to bring or ship home to their loved ones. There is also a cafe inside with loads of nice treats & good coffee and their was public toilets also which was great and... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

My family has been stopping by Standun in Spiddal for many years - they have all types of traditional and modern Irish clothing, books, cds, jewelry, children's items. They help you negotiate the VAT tax. They also have a place to have a cup of tea. The parking is free overlooking part of Galway Bay. The best part - the... More 

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Thank Mary Ann M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

This year is Standun's 70th anniversary. It's a great spot for lots of different types of clothes to music to crystalware. Prices are fairly reasonable. The staff are lovely, helpful and positive. Customer service is topnotch and they really seem to care. Check out the wall of photos by the bathrooms, fascinating look back through history!

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Thank Jonathan C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

You guys are fantastiK and lovely in every way possible! Our box of woolen loot arrived here at home in the States just yesterday morning, SO fast and delightfully packed with ecofriendly, thoughtfully repurposed materials! We cannot say enough about the graciousness of service we received there in the store, the superb quality, quantity and beauty of the selection available,... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

We had a 10% discount voucher for our shopping experience and got a free cappuccino while shopping. Great store. Staff was very friendly. Selection was great for wool items and accessories. Shipping was free also. Stop by. You will not be disappointed.

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Gael Earrai T, Owner at Standun Spiddal, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us Stacy. We hope you will visit our store again in the future! Cliona & Laragh More 

Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Why not stop here to shop on your way to Spidil on the Wild Atlantic Way as your able to sit relax shop of good quality clothes for all ages and small refreshments to enjoy.

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Gael Earrai T, Owner at Standun Spiddal, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments Anna Cliona & Laragh More 

Leverett, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Standuns is a must for shoppers seeking beautiful woolens as well as take home memories of your trip. Their cafe was full of yummy goodies. I recommend the delicious scones. I purchased the most luxurious gorgeous throw. My throw is soft and cuddly as well as gorgeous. I look forward to a cold day when I can cuddle up with... More 

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