Dublin is a modern city with all the famous fashion store available. In general there are two areas especially known for their shops in Dublin. One of these areas is the Grafton street located on the southern side of River Liffey, while the other is Henry street located on the northern side of River Liffey. The streets have quite a lot in common, though it is often said that Grafton street is a bit more expensive than Henry street.
If you visit Grafton street you might look for the expensive shops, but not find them. Do not be fooled though! In Grafton street 2 you can find Brown Thomas. Inside this department store you can find shops such as Hermès, Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior, Gucci, Armani Cosmetics, Jo Malone, Molton Brown, Penhaligon’s, Chanel, Valentino, Versace and Jimmy Choo.
If you would like to bring with you souvenirs home from Dublin the best shop for souvenirs is Carroll’s Gifts & Souvenirs. This is one store, but with several shops located around in Dublin, so it will be easy for you to find one of these walking around. In these shops you can find Guinness articles, t-shirts, dolls, hats, beards, key rings, magnets and almost whatever Irish souvenir you’d like.
The prices in Dublin are quite similar to all around the world, so do not expect big bargains, and do not expect especially high prices either. There is also an outlet center outside Dublin which you can read more about here.
For more information on shopping in Dublin, some special stores and what to buy in Dublin, read this article.