Irish Crystal Studio and Craft Shop

Experience behind-the-scenes access with master craftsman Eamonn Terry, creating hand-cut crystal in the Waterford Gaeltacht. Marvel at the skill of the glasscutter during a free demonstration in the workshop. Enjoy fascinating historic stories of local glassmaking from the 16th century to the present day. The products designed are stories made physical. More than just useful objects, they create meaningful connection with Ireland’s rich culture, history, nature and language. Criostal na Rinne (Ring Crystal) is situated in Ireland’s Ancient East on the Celtic Coast in the picturesque Irish-speaking area of An Rinn, the Waterford Gaeltacht.

Inspired by the surrounding lush countryside of the Deise (Co.Waterford), of which many of the pieces are named for, Eamonn designs and creates an extensive range of unique giftware, which include Stemware, Tableware, Bowls and Vases, Jewellery, Lighting, Executive Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Trophyware / Trophies and Presentation Pieces to suit every occasion and budget.

  • Fascinating historic stories of local glassmaking
  • Marvel at the skill of the glasscutter
  • Free demonstrations in the workshop

Opening Times:

March to September: Open Daily

October to February: Weekends by appointment

See website for further details.


Admission Prices:

Free admission

Useful Information

Free Wi-Fi and on-site parking.

Tax free shopping with worldwide shipping.

Getting There

Located just 11km from the Waterford Greenway in Dungarvan

Map Location: 52.048027, -7.568328
Contact Criostal na Rinne

Baile na nGall Beag, An Rinn, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, Ireland

Eircode: X35 NH28
T: +353 (0)58 46174
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