Arklow’s Main Street is one of the longest town thoroughfares in Ireland, stretching from the Wexford Road roundabout at Upper Main Street all the way to Lower Main Street, almost as far as the River.
Arklow has several great shops and boutiques dotted along its Main Street, and you’ll always receive a ‘hello’, or the local greeting ‘good’, from a friendly face as you stroll along!
You’ll also find all the usual services, like Post Office, two banks (BOI and AIB), bakeries and cafés, chemists, newsagents, a state-of-the-art Library with internet access, and a tourist information office, all along main street. Free Virgin Wi-Fi is also available on the Main Street, between the two banks.
Some of the ladies and men’s shopping boutiques that might be top of your list for a visit are:
McMullan’s of Arklow :
In business for over 90 years, McMullan’s is one of Arklow’s favourite ladies fashion boutiques. The fashions and trends may have changed over the years, but the vision and passion has remained focused. The team at McMullan’s strive to help each and every customer find their ideal outfit for any occasion, in a relaxed and friendly environment. Ideally situated on Arklow’s Main Street with ample car parking nearby, McMullan’s offers you a wide range of designer labels at a reasonable price.
Phone: 0402 32356
Voguish Boutique is inspired by a love for fashion and the desire to bring ultimate style and confidence into every woman’s wardrobe. Pop in for a browse and the view the latest style. You’ll find this gorgeous boutique in the middle of Main Street with plenty of parking in the carpark to the rear of the Park opposite.
Phone: 0402 98840
Power’s Souvenir & Gift Shop:
Family owned and run, Power’s Souvenir & Gift Shop is a long-established business which stocks an eclectic mix of gifts, jewellery, Irish souvenirs, religious items and toys!
This shop is a real find and well worth a browse – the range of nostalgic items might bring you back to your childhood growing up in Ireland! You will find gifts for all occasions and age groups, incense stones & crystals, and Communion & Confirmation items. Right in the centre of town on the Main Street of Arklow, there is plentiful car parking nearby in the Main Street Car Park.
Phone: 0402 39992
Ralph O’Connell’s Shopping Centre
This family business has been in existence for over 50 years on Arklow Main Street.
Ralph O’Connell's Shopping Centre consists of a family shoe shop, sports shop selling clothing, footwear and sports equipment, and a ladies’ accessories store, with bags, scarves, hats and accessories. You will receive warm and helpful service from the team at O’Connell’s.
Phone: 0402 32572
The Man’s Shop
The Man’s Shop is an independent family-owned menswear shop operating from 39 Main Street, Arklow since 1962. Find on offer a wide range of clothing, shoes, and accessories for every man’s needs. Suit Hire is also available. Suits purchased at The Man’s Shop come with free alteration to ensure your individual needs are met.
Phone: 0402 32626