Ireland is world famous for its diverse selection of Craft. From Pottery to Jewellery to Crystal, there are so many special forms of craft to be found on our small island. Your Ireland Vacation is a perfect opportunity to explore Irish Craft for yourself.

Fairways and FunDays offer the opportunity to visit several Craft centres located throughout Ireland. All of these centres allow you to experience first-hand how these spectacular items are hand crafted by skilled craftsmen and craftswomen. You will also have the chance to purchase a wide range of these beautiful items which are perfect souvenirs of your Irish Golf Tour or your Ireland Holiday. The majority of the Craft centres that we work with have dining facilities on site and all are Failte Ireland approved.

Craft in Ireland directly employs almost 6,000 people and is a vibrant sector of the Irish economy. This comprises a wide range of different skills including pottery and ceramics, textile making and clothing, glass and crystal, furniture and woodworking and jewellery.

The House of Waterford Crystal, located in Ireland’s sunny South East is one of the world’s most famous Craft companies. The incredible centre features interactive demonstrations, Crystal manufacturing masterclass, a magnificent restaurant and a large retail shop. The House of Waterford Crystal is a must visit during a Irish Golf Tour or Ireland Vacation to this region of Ireland.

Newbridge Silverware located in County Kildare is less that one hour from Dublin and is one of the most famous producers of silverware in the world. The centre features an extensive showroom and majestic restaurant. Newbridge Silverware is also home to the Museum of Style Icons.

Kilkenny Design Centre in the historic city of Kilkenny offers an eclectic mix of various Irish Craft, including Jewellery, Clothing and Souvenirs. The Kilkenny brand is world renowned for its high-quality craftsmanship.

Regardless of the region of Ireland that you will visit, there is guaranteed to be a Craft centre located close to you. Your Irish Golf Holiday or Ireland Vacation is a perfect opportunity to explore Irish Craft for yourself.

House of Waterford Crystal

House of Waterford Crystal is home to the iconic high-end crystal manufacturers who are world renowned for their exquisite crystal. They are located on the mall in the centre of the Viking Triangle in the historic city of Waterford...

Kilkenny Design Centre

Kilkenny Design Centre is located in Kilkenny’s Castle yard, within the former coach houses and stables, adjacent to the National Craft Gallery. The medieval city of Kilkenny, is the craft capital of Ireland so it is not surprising that...

Spiddal Craft Village

Spiddal Craft Village is located amongst the stunning Connemara countryside in County Galway. This Irish handcraft haven enjoys an enviable location adjacent to Spiddal Beach and has the most spectacular views looking out over Galway Bay, the Cliffs of...

The National Gallery – Dublin

The National Gallery of Ireland houses an excellent collection of national, European and Irish fine art. It is conveniently located in the centre of Dublin city, in the Georgian quarter being just a short walk from Trinity College and...