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March 2019 – Happy Birthday

On the 16th of March we celebrate five years in business. Having signed the lease on this derelict shop in the middle of February 2014, a crew of friends and family set to work cleaning, painting and putting up shelves. It was no easy task as the shop had been...

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January 2019

Well, that was January. I hope 2019 got off to a great start for you. Here at Tower Gift Shop all has been quiet. It's a nice relaxing month. No deliveries, only a few visitors, the perfect time to do all those small annoying jobs that need doing (stock-taking, giving...

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It’s Christmaaaaaassss

Ireland's original, and best Christmas Festival WINTERVAL is in full swing here in Waterford. There's so much to see and do and the atmosphere in the city is amazing. From light shows, to Christmas markets, the Waterford Eye to the best Santa's Grotto this side of the...

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If Carlsberg Did Bank Holidays….

We’ve had a very busy few weeks here in Ireland’s oldest city. The sun was splitting the rocks for the bank holiday weekend. The world famous Sproai Festival took over the city, while 20 minutes up the road the legend that is Chaka Khan took to the stage at the first...

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Cruising Through July

Well we are now at the pinnacle of the summer season, and I feel like I actually live in the shop.  Aside from the visitors who arrive on coach tours, cars, motorhomes, bikes and foot, we’ve had almost 4,500 cruise passengers visit Waterford in the last week alone....

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Well, summer is in full swing, and it’s been a scorcher so far. We’ve had weeks of hot weather (sometimes hitting the 30’s) and no rain. Our grass has turned yellow, visitors who are used to hot summers are a tad disappointed that the Emerald Isle isn’t nearly as...

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If you love Ireland, you’ll love us! Tower Gift Shop is a an independent, fully Irish owned company established in 2014, and is one of the leading retailers of Irish gifts in Ireland’s oldest city. Located in the heart of Waterford’s Viking Triangle our ‘bricks and mortar’ shop is a firm favourite with both locals and tourists.

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