Browse and Buy a Famous Claddagh Ring

Claddagh Jewellers are the makers of The Authentic Claddagh Ring whose origins date back over 300 years. A family run manufacturing and retail jewellers based in Galway. Find out about the origins of the Claddagh Ring and the tradition behind how it is worn.

Visit their stores in Galway City and in the heart of Dublin to browse the most extensive range of fine Irish & Celtic jewellery and choose from a huge selection of Authentic Claddagh Rings made in their own workshops and become a part of the tradition. The workshop is open for public viewing.

Legend of The Claddagh Ring visitor centre is a family-friendly tourist attraction located in the heart of Galway city. Come along and watch The Authentic Claddagh Ring being made in the onsite cottage workshop. Watch a short movie about the adventurous voyage of Richard Joyce-legendary creator of the Claddagh ring.

  • See a huge selection of Authentic Claddagh Rings, made in their own workshops. The workshop is open for viewing.
  • Watch the fascinating short film, which tells the story of Richard Joyce, legendary creator of the Claddagh ring.

Open Daily, Year Round

Monday to Saturday 09:00-18:00 and Sunday 11:00-18:00

Closed: December 25, 26 and January 1 and Bank Holidays.


Admission is free

Getting There

The store is located in mainguard street, in the centre of Galway City.

Map Location: 53.272159, -9.053986
Contact Legend of The Claddagh Ring

25 Mainguard Street, Galway, Ireland

T: +353 (0)91 562 310
Legend of the Claddagh Ring

The legend is the love story behind the mystical and beautiful Claddagh Ring, first told over 300 years ago in the ancient fishing village of the Claddagh, outside the walls of Galway City.

Read the Story. Meet the Makers.
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