About Us

About AllensAllens of Kilkenny was established in 1948 by Mary & Patrick Allen. The family now in its third generation opened the Carlow store in 1980 followed by the Athlone store in 2004 and Limerick Gift in 2011. Our latest store in Limerick city centre opened in 2016 and concentrates on bedding, lighting and interiors.

It’s all about choice

We enjoy the challenge of maintaining and growing an excellent choice of quality gifts and kitchen products along with endeavouring to find exciting and unusual items for our home and gift departments.

We have found that concentrating on the widest possible choice is key to satisfying our customer’s needs, from china to casual dining, contemporary design to classical or crystal to glassware, we will most certainly have the item of your choice.

Price conscious

Over the good and difficult times we have maintained a keen pricing structure and have gift and home products to suit you at the right price. We have found in the last couple of years that customers really appreciate a bargain and have worked closely with our suppliers to offer really good value on the best of products.

Experienced and friendly staff

All of our staff are more than happy to answer any questions that you may have and have a wealth of experience in all the products on offer.

An open invitation

We welcome all to come and spend some time enjoying the thousands of products we have on offer, whether it is an ornate gold mirror, a Newbridge necklace or even a pair of onion goggles we sincerely hope you will not be disappointed.