Just a short stroll away from Maldron Hotel Parnell Square are Dublin’s main shopping areas.
Whether you are looking for classic Irish souvenirs to remember your Irish trip or browse the high street shops, the shopping districts in Dublin will not disappoint.
Shopping in Dublin city focuses on the two main pedestrianised shopping streets – Grafton Street and Henry Street as well as the smaller shopping streets and areas located off the main streets. Both streets are just either side of the River Liffey and only a few minutes’ walk apart but both areas have a distinctly different buzz and identity.
Henry Street is one of two main shopping streets in Dublin and is one of the most popular shopping streets in Dublin. It has some of Irelands most loved names in high street fashion including Forever 21, River Island, New Look and Zara. The street also has two shopping centres – Jervis Street Shopping Centre and The Ilac Centre which contain high street fashion, accessories, electrical and food outlets. The street is also home to two prominent department stores; Debenhams and Arnotts. Arnotts is Irelands largest department store and offers an unparalleled choice of Irish and international brands in gifts, crystal glassware, fashion, furniture, sportswear, children’s wear, fragrance and beauty products. The store has a dedicated Irish shop and whether you’re looking for a quick bite or an afternoon coffee and cake, there is a choice of four comfortable cafes and restaurants. A trip to Henry Street is not complete without visiting this department store. Henry Street is just a 4 minute walk from Maldron Hotel Parnell Square.
Grafton Street is the other main shopping street in Dublin and is located a 1.5km from Maldron Hotel Parnell Square. This is one of Dublin’s most prominent shopping districts and the flagship store Brown Thomas is located here. Brown Thomas offers shoppers a range of designer clothing, accessories, cosmetics and other luxury items. Grafton Street is the perfect place for window shopping, relaxing and enjoying a coffee in one of the many local cafes, pubs or restaurants.