Overall, the average consumer prices in Ireland are not significantly different from average prices in other western European countries.
The capital of Dublin tends to be more expensive than other towns and rural areas, especially in regards to the price of rent and services.
Some Irish specialty gifts/souvenirs are:
Dublin's shopping scene is centralized around two main pedestrian streets on either side of the Liffey.
On the South side, head to Grafton Street and you will find all the classic high street retailers along with as many buskers and street performers as you can shake a stick at. It's a nice experience to hear a variety of musical and artistic influences mix on the streets as you peruse the shops and you'll be sure to find some tourist fare here.
On the North side, head to Henry Street, it features a main street with some large shopping centres adjoining. Off Henry Street is also Moore Street, where the famous open air fruit and vegetable market that often feature a witty banter and repartée between locals and vendors can be found. Moore Street also features a concentration of ethnic shops that cater for various cultures.
There are also many independent shops around the city. Some places to try:
To see a complete list of shopping centres and department stores visit Ireland.com shopping page.
There are many markets within walking distance of Dublin's city centre.
Other markets in Dublin:
There are quite a few big supermarket chains in Ireland. The most typical ones are:
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