10 Best Department Stores In Dublin, Ireland

department stores in dublin

Known for the friendliness and kindness of its people, Dublin is the capital city of Ireland, located on the east coast just at the inlet of River Liffey. From the iconic 13th century St Patrick Cathedral to the historic Dublin Castle, Dublin is a city that never fails to impress. For leisure and relaxation, the city boasts two beautifully landscaped parks that are St Stephen’s Green Park and Phoenix Park which hosts the Dublin Zoo. Some of the top attraction sites that are a must-visit include the Guinness Storehouse, the Old Library and Books of Kells, the National Museum of Ireland for decorative arts, history and archaeology, Huge lane Gallery located north of Liffey, and The National Gallery located on Merrion Square. With the city mix of hedonism and heritage, Dublin is a small city with a huge reputation. Come and explore the best and most recommended department stores in Dublin, Ireland. Scroll down to find out more.

1. Dunnes Stores

Dunnes Stores entrance in the Harbour Place shopping centre
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By revolutionizing retail, Dublin Stores has introduced a whole new concept when it comes to retail services by focusing on better value to its customers. As a family business since it was officially launched about 75 years ago, Dublin Stores is dedicated to evolve, re-imagine and challenge itself in providing the best services in the city. When it comes to the latest fashion trends, food, and homeware, the store takes pride in providing a better choice and value for its customers by providing quality products and brands at affordable prices.

Dunnes Stores

Address: Dunnes Stores, 23-24 North Earl Street, Dublin 1, Co. Dublin, D01 RD73

Website: Dunnes Stores

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 7am - 8pm; Sat: 8am - 8pm; Sun: 10am - 6pm

2. Brown Thomas

Dublin Grafton Street Brown Thomas 02
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From the array of ultimate perfumes, stunning collections at the Partywear edit, to the glamorous gift section, Brown Thomas is a store and heaven for Shopaholics. Visit the tech section and browse through the fashionable gadgets on display or make your entrance in style at a party with one of the gorgeous dresses from the clothing section. When it comes to fragrance and perfumes, the designer collection on-shelf will always pique your interest.

Brown Thomas

Address: 88 - 95 Grafton Street Dublin, Ireland

Website: Brown Thomas

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 9am - 9pm; Sat: 9am - 8pm; Sun: 10am - 8pm

3. Arnotts

Henry Street , Dublin
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As you enter through the decorative brass-clad doors of Arnotts store, you will notice that you can’t help but ogle at the true beauty and design of the store. The store boasts an unmatched collection of designer fashion brands in homeware, fragrances, and beauty that will get you hooked to shopping. Not only does the store provide the perfect shopaholic paradise, but Arnotts also hosts a number of restaurants and in-service stores making it the perfect one-stop store.


Address: Arnotts, 12 Henry Street, Dublin 1

Website: Arnotts

Opening hours: Mon & Sat: 9am - 7pm; Tue: 9am - 10pm; Wed: 9am - 8pm; Thu: 9:30am - 9pm; Fri: 9:30am - 8pm; Sun: 11am - 7pm

4. Shaws Department Stores

Shopping Centre
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As one of the best and leading stores in Ireland with over 16 branches selling the best fashion brands in footwear, beauty, clothing, accessories, and home products, Shaws Department Stores has a funnel tunnel focus on customer satisfaction. Relish in the unmatched shopping experience. From top brand jewelry to pocket-friendly products, Shaws Department Stores has it all to keep all its customers coming back for more.

Shaws Department Stores

Address Lower Georges Street A96 RR77, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Website: Shaws Department Stores

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 9:30am - 6pm; Sun: 1:30pm - 5:30pm

5. Debenhams

Debenhams, West Orchards, Coventry
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Whether you are looking to buy the perfect gift for your lady or you just need to find that surprise for your man, Debenhams boasts an array of fabulous collections for you to choose from. Grab yourself the latest fashionable merchandise ranging from top class and designer clothing, stylish footwear, and outstanding jewelry. With about 240 department stores and providing online services to over 90 countries, Debenhams has firmly set its roots in Ireland to be among the top 10 best stores in Dublin and Ireland as a whole.


Address: 54-62 Henry St, North City, Dublin, D01 A3T6, Ireland

Website: Debenhams

Opening hours: Mon & Tue: 9am - 8pm; Wed: 9am - 8:30pm; Thu: 9am - 9pm; Fri: 8am - 10pm; Sat: 8:30am - 10pm; Sun: 11am - 7pm

6. Guineys

Michael Guineys (also trading as 'Guineys') is not to be confused with the firm of the similar name 'Denis Guineys' affiliated with Clery's department store
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Since opening its doors in 1971, Guineys has done nothing but offer the best quality in-home furnishing, beddings, and curtains. From soft to touch Egyptian Cotton bedsheets to designer Duvet cover sets, the store is always ready to satisfy each customer’s desire. Guineys takes pride in providing quality products, great value and excellent customer service, keeping customers coming back for more. With the newly introduced departments for menswear, baby, and nursery and ladieswear, your visit to this store will always be a delight.


Address: 11/12 North Earl Street, Dublin 1

Website: Guineys

Opening hours: Mon - Wed: 9am - 6:30pm; Thu: 9am - 8pm; Fri & Sat: 9am - 7pm; Sun: 12pm - 6pm

7. House of Ireland

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Looking for the perfect lingerie to surprise your man or the latest fashion when it comes to shoes, clothing, jewelry, or you are just looking for that fine piece of glassware to compliment your home? House of Ireland has it all. Get to relish in unrivaled collections of handcrafted jewelry, magnificent crystals, and outstanding Irish Knitwear. By making available luxurious brands in the stores, House of Ireland has become a shopaholic’s paradise and home to all shoppers.

House of Ireland

Address: 114 Grafton Street, Dublin, D02 NH21, Ireland

Website: House of Ireland

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 9am - 8pm; Sun: 10:30am - 7pm

8. Kilkenny Shop

Kilkenny Shop
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Considered to be the home to the largest collection of Ireland’s finest designers, Kilkenny Shop boasts a unique collection from handmade jewelry, fabulous knitwear, hand-molded pottery, accessories, among a variety of merchandise that the store has to offer. Other than shopping, Kilkenny also hosts two top-class restaurants, one in Shanagarry Cork and another with stunning views in Nassau Street, Dublin. Both restaurants are renowned for their delicious breakfast, barista coffee, and scrumptious lunch menu.

Kilkenny Shop

Address: 6 Nassau Street State: Co. Dublin, Dublin 2 , D02 W865

Website: Kilkenny Shop

Opening hours: Sun & Mon: 10am - 6:30pm; Tue, Wed, Fri & Sat: 8:30am - 6:30pm; Thu: 8:30am - 8pm

9. Heatons

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Heaton boasts being among one of the best stores in Ireland with about 54 stores spread all over Ireland. Visit the home textiles and toiletries section and see what goodies lie in store for you or if you are looking for what’s new when it comes to kids, men and women-wear Heatons makes sure all is available. Whether you are shopping for your kitchen, bathroom or home living, all you need is housed in Heatons department stores.


Address: 39, Northside Shopping Centre, Oscar Traynor Rd, Dublin 17, D17 K244, Ireland

Website: Heatons

Opening hours: Mon - Wed & Sat: 9am - 6pm; Thu: 9am - 7pm; Fri: 9am - 9pm; Sun: 12pm - 6pm

10. Marks & Spencer

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Shopping in Dublin would not be complete if you haven’t gotten the chance to visit Marks and Spencer department stores. Not only is this store renowned for providing top brand fashion designers in menswear, kids wear, womenswear, and jewelry, but also for its exquisite food menu guaranteed to leave you licking your fingers. Shopping has never been made easier thanks to Marks and Spencer, a store dedicated to its customer satisfaction.

Marks & Spencer

Address: 15-20 Grafton Street, Grafton St, Dublin, D02 CV97, Ireland

Website: Marks & Spencer

Opening hours: Mon, Tue & Sat: 8am - 8pm; Wed - Fri: 8am - 9pm; Sun: 10am - 7pm

A shopper's paradise

Looking for exactly what you want in a department store can at times be a frustrating experience if you don’t know which store specializes in what. With this list of amazing stores to visit, you can not only shop for what you are looking for but also visit these stores just to window shop

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