Buy The Best Of Ireland

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It is still possible to visit Ireland and find people lovingly and enthusiastically keeping their ancient cultural activities alive. This includes creating world-renowned traditional crafts and quality collectible. This guide to shopping in Ireland is organized by product (pottery, china, crystal, jewelry, linens, etc.) but also provides information on factory tours, hours of operation, history, and favorite product lines. Other more general information covers Value Added Tax (VAT), currency, terminology and ...

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Overview

It is still possible to visit Ireland and find people lovingly and enthusiastically keeping their ancient cultural activities alive. This includes creating world-renowned traditional crafts and quality collectible. This guide to shopping in Ireland is organized by product (pottery, china, crystal, jewelry, linens, etc.) but also provides information on factory tours, hours of operation, history, and favorite product lines. Other more general information covers Value Added Tax (VAT), currency, terminology and slang, customs issues, and what's involved in shipping things home. A useful appendix provides a list of shops and clubs in the United States and Canada dedicated to selling and collecting products from Ireland.

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Editorial Reviews

Ireland of The Welcomes
Excellent short essays. Highly recommended, especially to the dedicated shoppers, God perserve them!
Minnesota
Fascinating histories of various Irish crafts.
Il Daily Herald Arlington Heights
If you love to shop and are headed to Ireland, you need this book, which lists and describes where to get the best quality and value on anything made or manufactured in Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Herald
Buy the Best of Ireland is a detailed, insightful, and affectionate look at Irish-made offerings.
Irish Voice - Sean O'Driscoll
An exhaustive trawl through Irish gift buying, suitable for both Irish and Irish American friends.
Ireland Of The Welcomes
Excellent short essays. Highly recommended, especially to the dedicated shoppers, God perserve them!
Daily Herald
If you love to shop and are headed to Ireland, you need this book, which lists and describes where to get the best quality and value on anything made or manufactured in Ireland and Northern Ireland.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570984365
  • Publisher: Rinehart, Roberts Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/15/2004
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 0.57 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary Jean Jecklin is the author of hundreds of articles on history, art, travel, crafts, collectibles, and shopping.

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Acknowledgements Part 2 Biographies: Mary Jean Jecklin and Kelley V. Rea Part 3 Introduction Part 4 Notice Part 5 Letters: Chapter 6 Martin Walsh: President, Crafts Council of Ireland (CCoI) Chapter 7 Neville Gardner, President, North American Celtic Buyers Association (NACBA) Part 8 Useful Information Chapter 9 Chapter Chapter 10 Chapter Chapter 11 Suggestions for Meeting Crafters Chapter 12 Chapter Chapter 13 Chapter Chapter 14 Chapter Chapter 15 Chapter Chapter 16 Camphill Communities and Businesses that Support Adults with Chapter Chapter 17 Chapter Part 18 Shopping and Learning by Region: Chapter 19 Republic of Ireland: Chapter 20 Dublin: Chapter 21 Dublin city Chapter 22 north County Dublin Chapter 23 south County Dublin Chapter 24 Chapter Chapter 25 County Carlow Chapter 26 County Kilkenny Chapter 27 (south) County Tipperary Chapter 28 County Waterford 29 Chapter 30 Chapter Chapter 31 County Cork Chapter 32 County Kerry Chapter 33 Chapter Chapter 34 County Clare Chapter 35 County Limerick Chapter 36 (north) County Tipperary Chapter 37 West region: Chapter 38 County Galway Chapter 39 County Mayo Chapter 40 County Roscommon Chapter 41 Chapter Chapter 42 County Cavan Chapter 43 County Donegal Chapter 44 County Leitrim Chapter 45 County Monaghan Chapter 46 County Sligo Chapter 47 East Coast & Midlands region: Chapter 48 County Kildare Chapter 49 County Laois Chapter 50 County Longford Chapter 51 County Louth Chapter 52 County Meath Chapter 53 County Offaly Chapter 54 County Westmeath Chapter 55 County Wicklow Chapter 56 Northern Ireland Chapter 57 Chapter 58 County Armagh Chapter 59 Belfast city Chapter 60 County Down Chapter 61 County Fermanagh Chapter 62 County Londonderry Chapter 63 County Tyrone Part 64 Histories Chapter 65 Chapter Chapter 66 Chapter Chapter 67 Chapter Chapter 68 Chapter Chapter 69 Chapter Chapter 70 Chapter Chapter 71 Chapter Chapter 72 Chapter Chapter 73 Chapter Chapter 74 Chapter Chapter 75 Chapter Chapter 76 Chapter Chapter 77 Chapter Chapter 78 Chapter

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