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As you arrive into Bantry, the brightly coloured buildings of The Craft Shop have been a familiar icon in West Cork for almost 50 years.




 Our shop has been here in Bantry for almost 50 years.

Our shop has been here in Bantry for almost 50 years.

Christine opened The Craft Shop in 1974 and almost 50 years later she still has many of the same Craftworkers and lots of new ones, producing wonderful handmade crafts. Colleen, her daughter, is now with her in the shop and is enjoying being surrounded by the best of Irish crafts.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  "Handmade crafts are like nothing else in the whole world, they can tell a story, elevate a space and change a mood. The Craft Shop is here because everyday I love what I do and the people I meet, whether its craftworkers or customers.” 

- Christine

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Our Hand-crafted Products are Unique

The hand-crafted Irish products we sell are all originals. Every product shown here is handmade and is therefore unique. The item you order online will be similar to the product in the photo but not identical. Every item is uniquely made by the craftworker so you can be assured that no-one else has an exact copy of your special piece.

This exclusive quality of craftwork is our hallmark and is what makes our shop different.

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