Little shops of treasures: 75 best independent shops in Ireland

From cool boutiques to stylish interiors stores, great grocers and quirky bookshops, Ireland is home to a host of small but mighty independent shops. Here, our writers share their favourites around the country

Finders Keepers Waterford

Nicola Brady, Bairbre Power, Katy McGuinness, Orla Neligan and Aoife Carrigy

You can’t miss Marrowbone Books. This bright, yellow shopfront sticks out like a cool thumb among the other terraces of The Coombe, its window stacked with themed titles. Inside, the shelves are stocked to the gills with second-hand books, the excess in piles on top of the bookcases.