Bunratty Village Mills of Bunratty, County Clare is a shopper’s paradise with everything you could wish for. The Blarney Woollen Mills store sells a wide selection of Irish gifts including Waterford Crystal, Beleek China, Irish Aran knit wear, jewellery, linen and tweeds. You can browse Meadows and Byrne home furnishing store and find the best of Irish contemporary design for the home, from cookware to Irish crystal.
After a day's shopping, you can have drink or a meal in the nearby restaurants and bars. From Durty Nellies and the Creamery bar to J.P. Clarkes and Gallagher’s restaurant, you will be well catered for.
The name Bunratty, Bun Raite (or possibly, Bun na Raite) in Irish, means the bottom or end of the ‘Ratty’ River. This river runs alongside the castle and flows into the nearby Shannon estuary. Bunratty is an ideal base for visiting and touring the unspoiled, cultural West of Ireland with Galway and Connemara, the Cliffs of Moher, the Burren and the beautiful lakes of Killarney within an easy day trip.