Street Markets in Dublin

by JD on August 12, 2009

by JD | August 12th, 2009  

street-markets-in-dublinThere’s something magical about being able to discover a city as you stroll its street markets. And Dublin makes no exception. It’s actually filled with a lot of such colorful places so forgive us for only writing about the most well known.

Antique Quarter Francis Street

If London has Portobello Rd and Paris has Left Bank, Dublin has its exclusive version of Antique Quarter Francis Street. Since the year 2003, the reputable and well-established traders of Francis Street have worked together to crate the first Antique Quarter in Dublin and to introduce it they have printed a slick tiny guide to Francis St. listing its numerous antique stores, restaurants and art galleries.

Beginning with the 18th century, Francis St. has been associated with the best furniture and proficient craftsmanship. Today with its range of curios, antiques, contemporary art, artisan foods, collectible items and so much more, Francis St. is a great location to indulge yourself in something unique.

Ballymun Farmers Market

Located in Ballymun Plaza, just behind the Civic Center, the Ballymun Farmers Market operates each Thursday from 11 in the morning until 4 in the afternoon. The market had started in the year 2006 as an answer to concepts and feedbacks given by the public.

The market actually brings the public closer together through quality local and equally beneficial natural items in an environment that is equally beneficial, fun and wholesome. The market has a broad selection of handmade crafts, organic foods, clothing, and recycled furniture among others.

Blackrock Market

This market is considered one of the best managed and most flourishing weekend markets in Ireland. The market contains a special blend of new, antique and second hand merchandise for judicious buyers.

The market is unique due to the reason that it blends a wide array of modern art, fine art, soft furnishings, hand crafts and collectible furniture with a diverse mix normally only seen in traditional flea markets in Europe.

The market is open each weekend and bank Holiday Mondays. It also offers a selection of beverages and foods.

DLR CoCo Markets

A lot of farmers and food producers take their fresh vegetables, fruits, eggs, meat, as well as flowers, ethnic fare, savory and sweet treats every week to the CoCo Market. It’s open three days of the week, each week. CoCo markets symbolize the biggest group of community market in Ireland and are not for truly for profit scheme.

Regardless if food is your passion or your simply opting for strolling this place every week to gather delicious treat, purchase cupboard requirements or just walk around while sipping some raw juice in hand. Known as the happiest spot on earth, the ambiance and the exciting market day is truly unique.

Dublin Flea Market

This flea market of Dublin assures a great trip with live music, treats, and a lot of bargains from second hand and vintage clothing, organic and handmaid merchandise, books, DVDs, furniture and many more.

So, if you want to experience something different or searching for something affordable, go to Dublin Flea Market every last Sunday of the month and be stuck with the resurgence of the municipal market.

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