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English Market

Commerce began on this site as the result of a 1610 charter of King James. The building that first covered this old English style food market was designed by Sir John Benson and built in 1881. A fire wreaked havoc here in 1980, but the market was subsequently rebuilt. Today it is known as Ireland's best. It is a paradise for lovers of good food, and known as Princes Street Market, or as the locals refer to it, the Covered Market.

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Kildare Village

Kildare Village, located on the M7 motorway within an hour from Dublin, is Ireland’s largest outlet shopping mall and features only premium brands. A trip to Kildare Village is a popular excursion from the city, with a daily coach service departing regularly from both Dublin airport and Dublin city centre. The coaches aren't just filled with Irish shoppers – at least 25% of visitors to Kildare Village are tourists.

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Adare Village

Situated along the banks of the River Maigue near Limerick city, this picturesque little village features pretty thatched cottages, medieval churches covered in ivy, and gardens blooming in a variety of colours.   Although the cottages are medieval in appearance, they were actually erected in the mid 19th century by the third Earl of Dunraven, who had a great interest in early Irish architecture, for his estate tenants. At the centre of the estate stands the imposing presence of Adare Manor. This stately, Tudor-Gothic revival mansion was built in 1832 and was formerly the family home of the Dunravens. It now serves as a hotel.

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Lismore Heritage Centre

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Belfast City

Belfast is the capital city of Northern Ireland. Belfast natives have a rich history of commerce and prosperity, as well as violence and heartache. Attractions such as the Titanic Quarter and Belfast Cathedral are drawing large numbers of visitors to the city. Others are coming for the shopping in centres such as the Victoria Square and CastleCourt. Various tours take tourists to see the Belfast murals, or to see the famous H&W ship cranes that dominate the city's skyline. This mixture of shopping, theatres, galleries and live music are making Belfast an emerging and attractive city destination.

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Abbey Centre Shopping Mall - Newtonabbey

Located in Newtonabbey, just 20 minutes by car from Belfast City centre, the Abbey Centre is one of Northern Ireland's largest shopping malls. Don't let its "out of town" location fool you -- the AbbeyCentre has a broad range of shops, with recognised brands and smaller independent stores.

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CastleCourt Shopping Centre - Belfast

Located in the heart of Belfast city, on Royal Avenue, CastleCourt was one of city's first shopping malls and remains one of its largest and most popular. A stone's throw from the newer Victoria Square Shopping Centre, CastleCourt was the beating heart of Belfast's commercial centre during the troubled 1980s/1990s, when shoppers were searched for explosives upon entering, and bomb warnings and evacuations were all too frequent.

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Victoria Square Shopping Centre

A trendy high-street mall in the heart of the city, Victoria Square Shopping Centre is a core part of modern Belfast's identity. Its distinctive glass dome offers a fabulous panoramic view of the city and its sights, such as the Harland and Wolff cranes and the Belfast Odyssey Arena. Victoria Square comprises a mixture of indoor and outdoor shopping. It houses a small but popular cinema --  the ODEON, which has four screens.

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Jervis Shopping Centre

Located in the heart of Dublin City Centre, near the shopping district of Henry Street and Mary Street, the Jervis Centre is a popular shopping mall with everything under one roof. The Jervis Car Park is popular with shoppers because it is accessible from the North Quays -- the road that flanks the north side of the River Liffey -- and has a maximum daily rate of €12 euros. It hosts one of the largest Boots in Dublin. A huge Marks and Spencer is among the Jervis Centre's most popular stores. The Jervis Shopping Centre has its own LUAS (tram) stop, and is just one stop away from O'Connell Street.

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The Kenmare Lace and Design Centre

The Kenmare Lace and Design Centre is located on the second floor of the Kenmare Heritage Centre next to the Tourist Office in the Square at Kenmare, County Kerry. It is the meeting place for lacemakers from around the world as the centre promotes the craft of making lace -- Kenmare Lace, which has earned international acclaim, and a variety of other types.

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