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Thomas Dillon's Claddagh Gold

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Address: Quay Street, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 91 566 365
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
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This Shop is Amazing , they had just what we were looking for and the quality is excellent. The Best place by far to purchase your Claddagh Ring or Jewellry . Which when... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Carol C
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Luton, United Kingdom
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Luton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Shop is Amazing , they had just what we were looking for and the quality is excellent. The Best place by far to purchase your Claddagh Ring or Jewellry . Which when purchased you are told it has a lifetime guarantee. Best by Far

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Thank Carol C
Melbourne, Australia
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I bought a beautiful handmade Claddagh ring with a little emerald in it. I loved the services that I received in the store and it was clear that the staff really enjoyed helping you choose the perfect ring. I have wanted a new Claddagh ring for a long time but it was the perfect place to buy it from. They... More 

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Thank jayde43
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

For an original Claddagh ring, you need to go to Thomas Dillon. Their jewelry is well made and reasonably priced. I bought my first claddagh ring from them in 2010, I have returned twice since then and whenever I return they offer to polish and restore my ring. I am always very appreciative of that. It is run by some... More 

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San Diego, California
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

I had researched where to buy a Claddagh ring and this store kept popping up. In researching the history and based on the reviews, I knew I could only go here to buy my ring. It's a simple store with great service. Walked right in and I believe the owner (as I've watched youtube videos) personally helped me find my... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

If you want to purchase a serious Claddagh ring that you can wear with pride, your first and only stop should be Thomas Dillon's. The only shop on the world that can stamp "original" in their Claddagh rings, they have a good selection and seasoned staff who are willing to help. I browsed their yellow gold, white gold, and rose... More 

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Thank Catherine K
Vaterstetten, Germany
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78 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Now a complete jewelry store, they claim to be the "original" makers of the famous ring. Prices were quite reasonable, service was good and friendly. Nice place!

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Ridgewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The original makers of the Claddgh ring -- and the friendliest, most helpful owners and artisans to be found. We had the best experience selecting the perfect ring. There's a Claddagh vintage assortment where they still make the rings that are stamped with the Thomas Dillon name. The shop made us feel so very welcome and treated us royally as... More 

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Brunswick, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I had been looking for a Claddagh gold ring for many years and on my trip to Ireland I was so lucky to find Thomas Dillon's Shop in Galway. I can't believe my luck to happen to walk into the original shop that made the Claddagh Ring. My only disappointment was that I didn't buy the 18 Carat Gold ring.... More 

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Jackie was so friendly and kind, and this is where it all began. I can't remember the exact wording of the sign on the door; something like, "A fair deal...No man deserves any less nor should expect any more." I agree and feel that's what I got (besides a piece of history and beautiful gift from my from my sentimental... More 

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Thank Stacy B
Dexter
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Our tour group had a day to wander in Galway and we happened upon this lovely shop. There is a nice selection of jewelry and original Claddagh rings. Our clerk was very friendly and helpful, even with three of us trying on rings. Two of us purchased rings and will treasure them as a quality keepsake from this establishment. This... More 

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