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Kennedy of Ardara

Ardara Church of Ireland Front Street | On the Hill, Ardara none, Ireland
+353 74 954 1106
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No Longer in Business

Unfortunately this beautiful shop has closed permanently. There are two other shops a little... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
jillou
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Western Ireland, Ireland
Wonderful Experience!!!

We had the distinct pleasure of visiting Kennedy Of Ardara during a recent trip to County Donegal... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
Ed R
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Acclaimed Irish Knitwear store , Kennedy of Ardara, ia a brand that has been at the heart of Donegal knitwear for over 110 years. Renowned for its Aran Hand Knits and the famous Hillwalker Sweater, the store also sells Irish Crafts & Gifts , plus quality knitwear from other Irish Knitwear Companies. Located on the Hill in Ardara, beside the main car park, you are guaranteed a Warm Friendly Welcome.
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Ardara Church of Ireland Front Street | On the Hill, Ardara none, Ireland
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

Unfortunately this beautiful shop has closed permanently. There are two other shops a little further down the hill on the same side and they sell similar products.

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Maria K, Owner at Kennedy of Ardara, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Dear Jillou, we are sorry we were not open to meet you. Yes, our store closed its doors a few weeks ago. We will continue to trade on-line at www.kennedyirishsweaters.com And yes, there are other lovely shops in Ardara to visit. With our best wishes.

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Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had the distinct pleasure of visiting Kennedy Of Ardara during a recent trip to County Donegal and the beautiful town of Ardara. What started as simply a shopping stop evolved into one of the most enjoyable couple of hours we spent on the trip!...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2016

The best shop of Irish Knit items are right here in this beautiful setting of Ardara. I enjoyed leisurely shopping with my dear friend. The owner "Connell" was a delight to meet, he assisted me with sizing, answering all my inquiries along with meeting his...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Every time I am in Co Donegal, I shop here. I believe that the Hillwalker sweater is the best Irish sweater made. I own five. Not only will you find very high quality woolen goods here, you will also find exceptional personal customer service. I...More

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Chinneide, Owner at Kennedy of Ardara, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2016

Thank you very much for your very kind words. We are delighted that you enjoy visiting us here at Kennedy of Ardara, & of course we are delighted that you own 5 Hillwalkers!!! Another few now, & you will have ALL the colours! We wish...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Not only are the knitwear and gift items high quality, the shop owners are quality people. We had a gorgeous wool throw shipped overseas for a wedding gift and it went out in the post the same day! We had a lovely chat to the...More

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Chinneide, Owner at Kennedy of Ardara, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2016

Thank you very much for your kind words . It was lovely to meet you & your son. We hope your friends are happy with their wedding gift. C,mon Mayo!!!!

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Reviewed 1 July 2016

If you're looking for quality, charm, the best customer service, and the lowest prices anywhere on handcrafted, beautiful Irish knits, this shop is well-worth the trip.

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Chinneide, Owner at Kennedy of Ardara, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2016

Thank you very much. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to our store.

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Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Been here a lot over the last 30 years and they provide good quality good mostly made in Ireland at affordable prices with tax back and shipping if needed

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Chinneide, Owner at Kennedy of Ardara, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2016

Hi Nigel, Its great that you keep coming back after 30 years. Thank you. Hopefully, we will continue to serve you --perhaps for another 30 years!

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

This family business is excellent. We purchased a beautiful jumper for my husband (who loathes shipping and trying things on). I warned the assistant of this and she left us completely alone and responded so helpfully when asked for advice.

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Chinneide, Owner at Kennedy of Ardara, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2016

Hi Jane, we are delighted that you were happy with your visit to our store. We hope your husband is enjoying wearing his sweater. We hope to meet again.

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Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is a lovely shop at the top of the hill in Ardara. It has Irish jumpers, tweed, gifts and souvenirs, and the range is great. It is a nice place to wander round and appreciate Irish work, even if you don't buy. Every time...More

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Chinneide, Owner at Kennedy of Ardara, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2016

Hi Jillou, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to our store. You are always welcome no matter how big or small your purchases.

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Reviewed 20 January 2016

On my first golfing trip to Ireland, I stopped at a store on the side of the road and bought a heavy woolen sweater. Later, I marveled at how warm it was and how it had some give to it so it didn't feel bulky...More

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Chinneide, Manager at Kennedy of Ardara, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2016

Thank you so much for that lovely feedback, it has been passed on to Mr. Kennedy who had a big smile upon hearing your comments! We would love to see you in Ardara again. Very best wishes from all of us here.

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