Best Boutique: Juju, Greystones
Best Specialist Shop: The Pen Corner
Best service: 64 Wine
Build it and they will come, the saying goes, but eight years ago when Gerard Maguire took over an old Londis premises in Glasthule village and converted it into a wine shop, he could not have anticipated just how many people would come.
Best bookshop: Bridge Street Books, Wicklow
Best artisan food/greengrocer: Ardkeen Quality Food Store
Best cafe/teashop: The Cottage, Loughmore
Best gifts/ design/ interiors: Article Dublin
Best Shops: Article Dublin, situated in what was originally Lord Powerscourt’s dressing room in the Powerscourt Townhouse Centre on South William Street, first opened its doors in 2010 in a much smaller shop in the centre
Best shop window: The Garden
Best salon: Dylan Bradshaw
Nearly 28,000 nominations for Best Shop 2014
Here comes the closing date: only two days left to nominate
Now you're sucking diesel: is this one of the best shops in Ireland?
Great bookshops and the best hair experience
Great service and a great day out - what more could you ask for?
Video: Meet the Frockers - is this one of the best shops in Ireland?
We've had almost 18,000 nominations for this year's Best Shops competition. We sent Alanna Gallagher and Daniel O'Connor to Skerries in north Co Dublin to meet the team behind Frock Exchange, one of the nominated businesses
Service, authenticity and choice are at the heart of Best Shops 2014
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The small town of Delgany in Co. Wicklow is home to Farrellys' Butchers, a family shop famed for both its meat and friendly banter. It's been nominated by readers for the Irish Times Best Shops 2014 competition. Video: Daniel O'Connor
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Best Shops: the votes keep rolling in, but not from all counties
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Best Shops 2014: over 1,000 entries already received
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