Shopping in Cong

Cong offers a great shopping experience for visitors with art and craft galleries, gift shops, a bookshop, a woollen market and a boutique. Cong also has a supermarket and petrol station, a chemist shop and a butcher’s shop and delicatessen.

The Hungry Monk Art and Craft Gallery

The Hungry Monk Art and Craft Gallery offer a wide range of beautiful Artwork, Homeware, Jewellery, Sculptures and much more. They are located in Abbey Street.

More information about the Hungry Monk is available here.

The Irish History Bookshop

The Irish History Bookshop is a specialist bookshop selling new, used and antiquarian books relating to history (particularly Irish history). The shop also stocks local guides and information.

The stock ranges from books of interest to the general reader to specialist material for students and academics. The shop also stocks out of print titles and antiquarian books related to history which will be of interest to collectors.

The shop is located next door to Ryan’s Hotel in the Main Street.

More information about the Irish History Bookshop is available here.

Lilly’s Gifts

Lilly’s Gifts stock a range of gifts, antiques and collectables as well as items related to the Quiet Man.

The shop is located in the Main Street.

More information is available by telephoning 094 954 5799.

The Galway Woollen Market

The Galway Woollen Market sells beautiful Irish knitwear and other unique Irish merchandise. The shop is located on the corner of the Main Street and Circular Road.

More information about the Galway Woollen Market is available here.


Maysonbrook is a studio and gift shop selling unique experience beautiful, concept-led Irish design and giftware. The shop is located on the corner of Abbey Street and Circular Road.

More information about Maysonbrook is available here.

The Quiet Man Gift Shop

Located upstairs from The Quiet Man Museum the gifts shop sells a wide range of gifts related to the icononic film “The Quiet Man” which was filmed in the village of Cong.

More information about the Quiet Man Gift Shop is available here.

Mrs Tea’s Boutique and Bakery

Mrs Tea’s sell a range of gourmet delights, Gifts and Clothing including a range of gifts from local artisan suppliers. Mrs Tea’s is located on the Ashford Castle Estate.

More information about Mrs Tea’s is available here.

Elizabeth Toher Photography

Elizabeth Toher is a leading Irish wedding photographer & portrait photographer based in Mayo & Galway offering extraordinary photography for extraordinary couples & families. Elizabeth has a studio and gallery in the Main Street in Cong.

More information about Elizabeth Toher Photography is available here.

Cong Pharmacy

Cong Pharmacy is an independent pharmacy located in the heart of Cong. They dispense all medications and prescriptions as well as providing over the counter medicines, vitamins and supplements, cosmetics, toiletries and gifts.

Cong Pharmacy is located in Abbey Street.

Ryan’s Food Emporium

Ryan’s Food Emporium is an independent family business with a passion for artisan Irish produce. They specialise in quality organic and free range meat and fish and offer a delicatessen and in-house bakery. Ryan’s Food Emporium is located in the Main Street.

More information about Ryan’s Food Emporium is available here.

Fred O’Connor Ltd. Supermarket and Garage

O’Connor’s operate a Spar supermarket with a hot food counter. There is also a petrol station which offers tyre fitting services.

O’Connor’s specialise in the sales & service of chainsaws, lawnmowers & marine engines.

More information is available by telephoning 094 954 6771.

Haires Kutz

Ladies and Gents hairdressing services. Haires Kutz is located in the Main Street.

Appointments can be made by telephoning 094 954 5625