The Leitrim Design House in Carrick-on-Shannon has been shortlisted in the Best gifts/crafts/design Shop.
The Irish Time competition attracted entries from over 3,000 shops and these have been whittled down to 100. Judges will be visiting those shortlisted to decide on the Best Shops in Ireland.
Other local shops to also make the shortlist include EJ Menswear, Sligo for Fashion Shop, Shells Cáfe and Pudding Row in Sligo for Best Cáfe, Voya Seaweed, Sligo for Best Salon, Finn McCool Surf Shop, Rossnowlagh, Co Donegal for Best Newcomer and J+B Hope, Cavan for Best Gift Shop.
The LDH which is housed in the Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon was called a “Irish design and craft hub.” It has been recommended by the Craft Council of Ireland as one of the leading craft and design outlets in the country. The unique store runs a number of workshops and displays local craft.
Winners will be announced on August 29th.