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5 Independent Shoe Shops in Dublin City

  • Thu, 5 Mar 2020

Dublin has five fantastic unique shoe shops in Dublin that offer more than just fancy footwork.

When it comes to high quality footwear, there are five brilliant stores that really focus on the best for you whilst also having wondrous history behind them. From first establishing in Dublin in the 1960s to being sole stockists for certain shoe brands, this fivesome always look after their customers. Though shoe shops may be aplenty in town, the stories and people behind these six independent shoeshops are worth shopping in.

Boylans, 15 Royal Hibernian Way / Phone: (01) 671 1509
Established in 1993, Boylans offers a premium range of footwear for both men and women. Their ethos is in bringing the full service to a customer’s in-store experience is key, while they were also the first to bring many international brands to Dublin, and Ireland.

Cans, Ilac Shopping Centre
Offering the latest in funky footwear, Cans has great value footwear for men and women. They have a great selection of winter booties as well as party heels, sandals and everyday shoes.

Genius, 6a Clarendon Street, Powerscourt Centre / Phone: (01) 679 7851
First opening in Rathmines in 1985, Genius moved their store into Dublin’s Creative Quarter shortly after as the city beckoned. Different from the big chains, each season they personally visit the fashion houses they stock, and only select what we and our customers will like.

O’Neill’s Shoes, 11 Talbot Street / Phone: (01) 874 5348
Trading on Talbot Street since 1962, O’Neills stocks mens and womens styles while building a loyal customer base through their good, professional and friendly service.

Thomas Patrick, 77 Grafton Street / Phone: (01) 671 3866
Established in 1978 by Thomas Fitzpatrick, this shoe shop has been an independent Irish family business since. Now managed by two of his daughters, at Thomas Patrick they specialise in stocking the highest quality shoes for men and women. Sourcing only the best European manufacturers, you’rer sure to find the right fit as well as the best customer service.