Ireland is known the world over for our iconic architecture and famous produce.
Nestling on the banks of the River Erne in County Fermanagh, Belleek Pottery holds a very special place in the cultural and commercial heritage of Northern Ireland. This imposing building is home to the world famous Belleek Fine Parian china and also to one of Irelands top five visitor attractions. The building which, up until 1988, was used to produce Belleek has since been refurbished internally and features a museum, tearoom, video theatre and showroom.
Blarney Woollen Mills sells world famous Irish Gifts including Waterford Crystal, Belleek China, Lladro, Aran Sweaters, Irish Crystal, Irish Linen, Irish Jewelry, Celtic Gifts and Royal Tara. The flagship store is located in the picturesque village of Blarney. This 30,000 square foot retail store is housed in one of Ireland’s oldest and most authentic Irish woollen mills.
In Dublin, once you’ve marvelled at the museums and shopped ‘til you dropped, it’s time for a drink. Where better to go when in the home of Guinness than to the Guinness Storehouse. Located alongside the world famous St. James’ Gate Brewery, the Guinness Storehouse is a bastion to the Black Stuff. Learn how the famous stout is made, discover the history of the man behind the Guinness brand, Arthur Guinness, and sample a pint for yourself while admiring the view from the Gravity Bar.
If whiskey is your tipple, visit the Jameson Distillery in Smithfield, Dublin or Middleton, Co. Cork and relive the story of John Jameson & Son through the history, the atmosphere and above all the taste. Sláinte! (“good health!”)