Three Kilkenny shops noted among nation’s favourites

Three Kilkenny shops have been highlighted in a national quest to find Ireland’s best independent retailers.

Three Kilkenny shops have been highlighted in a national quest to find Ireland’s best independent retailers.

Glasraí Goodies of Gowran is included in the Artisan Food Greengrocers category, Rollercoaster Records of Kieran Street in the Music category and The Butterslip of Rose Inn Street in the Gift Shops category of the competition that’s being run by The Irish Times.

The paper sought nominations nationally for the “best shops in Ireland.” Now narrowed down to 50 shops, the list will be whittled down to 12 “favourites” that will be revealed on August 25.