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Holden Leathergoods

Baile An Ghoilin, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 1796
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I was awestruck!

I was given the chance to visit the Holden workshop as part of my TBEX experience. It truly was one... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
albiongould
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Can’t miss stop in Ireland!!

From a “must do” list I found this place - and I’m so glad! I’ve been to Ireland multiple times... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
Jessika L
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Waldwick, New Jersey
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Holden Leathergoods is an Irish based company located in Dingle, Co.Kerry. Conor Holden trained in leatherwork in London and returned to Ireland in 1989 to establish Holden Leathergoods on the Dingle Peninsula in Co.Kerry. The traditional stone built schoolhouse is located in Baile an Ghoilin , three miles west of Dingle town, overlooking the harbour. Here local crafts people , trained by Conor, create beautifully designed pieces from the highest quality Italian leather.
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Baile An Ghoilin, Dingle, Ireland
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+353 66 915 1796
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"key chains"
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"hand bags"
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"high quality leather"
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"quality items"
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"the owner"
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"special gift"
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"dingle town"
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"beautiful drive"
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I was given the chance to visit the Holden workshop as part of my TBEX experience. It truly was one of the highlights of my time in Ireland. Conor and Claire were so welcoming and generous. It was a stormy morning and we were greeted...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

From a “must do” list I found this place - and I’m so glad! I’ve been to Ireland multiple times and this is by far one of my favorite stops. The drive there is simply amazing! Once there, you are greeted by a true Irish...More

Thank Jessika L
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

We randomly found this place while driving the Slea Head. However, be prepared to go down a long single track road. You'll think you passed, but you haven't so keep going! There are period signs to the turnoff to get to the shop. We encountered...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

We noticed the Holden store in Dingle one evening and the purses in the window looked amazing. My husband looked up online about the store and found out about their shop just outside of town. The next day we stopped there. The leather goods are...More

1  Thank Kim H
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

First visit Jill at the shop in town. It's next to Greenlane Gallery. There's a wide selection of purses, as well as belts and coin purses. If you have a car, then drive to the workshop. Keep following the signs---it's a very narrow road, but...More

1  Thank LR B
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

When a friend found out we were going to Dingle, she told us we must stop at Holdens. She proved to be a wise friend. We went to the the workshop location and very, very glad that we did. The owner was there and was...More

2  Thank THWUGA
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

So Mr. Holden has two locations, one in town and one out of town. The one out of town has the workshop. When you get off the main road you will wonder how far away it is from the main road but it's a while....More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

If you have been saving up for that must have bag, then this is a must stop shop for you. The craftsmanship and quality of the leather goods is superb. I would call their style updated classic. He and his wife have found a perfect...More

1  Thank kakeelma
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

When you consider buying something(s) special from Ireland, Holden Leathergoods is one of the most enduring and iconic purchases you can make. Gorgeous craftsmanship does come at a price, but all of the work will last a lifetime (and if there is ANY wear or...More

1  Thank seelenbeads
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful craftsmanship. Charming studio in Dingle peninsula. I could've bought the whole lot. You must visit!!

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