If you’re looking for organic produce or just in the mood to haggle and find a bargain, Dublin’s many markets are a great way to spend a few hours. There’s food markets, book markets, flea markets, antique markets, market markets (okay, we made up that last one).
The majority would be the farmer’s markets, where you can buy a range of organic and home-made food products. So check out when the next one is on, wrap up warm and bring your haggling skills, you might just walk away with a bargain!
With customers becoming increasingly concerned about the quality of their food and its provenance, more and more Dubs are turning to farmer’s markets.
We spoke to five market sellers at Leopardstown Farmer’s Market to get to the bottom of what these markets can offer that other shopping experiences can’t.
Margaret farms lamb, apples and sweetcorn at Kilmullen Farm and sells her produce seasonally.
Has been operating for more than 50 years now and open every Saturday morning from 10-12 to sell our locally produced, home cooked or home grown high quality produce. Choose from a variety of whole cakes, tarts, breads, bracks and so on or sample a selection on the loose counter. Do you have an allergy? Ask the producer what is in it or read the ingredients label – we will always keep you as informed as possible. Quiches, chicken pies, steak and kidney pie, lasagne, vegetarian options, fish pie, soups and potato cakes are just some of the range found during the year.
The Irish Farmers Markets are located at Sandyford, Howth Harbour, Harcourt Street and Leopardstown Racecourse. Here you will find small producers selling the best of fresh foods (organic) directly to consumers at great value as well as fashion and craft stalls. Our markets tend to split into these three distinct categories. Choose which one suits you.
The Green Door Market is an indoor farmer's/food market with stalls supplying excellent quality produce, where customers can enjoy a convivial market experience and meet the people who produce their food.
The market takes place indoors at The red Stables, St Anne's Park, Clontarf, on the first friday of every month. Each market is slightly different and has a range of local and hand made crafts and goods. Olive’s Room, a busy café is located next door where you can grab a delicious coffee and browse through the stalls at your leisure. You can also bring your dog! Dogs (on leads) are welcome inside the market. Free parking is also available.
Bushy Park Market runs every Saturday from 11am- 4pm in Terenure, Dublin 6W. The 30+ stall farmers market is made up of Hot Food ranging from sweet & savoury crepes @ Mr. Crepe, Lough Owel organic burgers, falafel & kebabs @ Syrian Foods, The Sausage Hut and The Chicken Hut, to name but a few...Artisan produce ranges from Vintage Flair Coffee, tea & sweet treats, Tutti Frutti Smoothies & Juices, Scoop Shack Home-made ice-cream, Delish Donuts, Caked Bakery, Petities Gourmandasis Breads & Pastries, Wexford Strawberries & Juices, The Taste of Gusto Italian delights...
A comprehensive listings of various Dublin markets selling all sort of exciting goods including fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, cheeses, art, craft work, designer clothes, antiques, bric-a-brac etc.
A listing of markets and some car boot sales in Dublin by the day of week. Mast have more than 40 years working with markets, market traders and the market trading industry offering support, assistance and expert advice.