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Looking for children’s Christmas presents in Dublin?

Look no further – here are the best places around town to stock up.

BUYING PRESENTS FOR children seems like it should be such an easy task. Head to your local toy shop, pick out something, job done.

But there are so many factors to consider when picking something – the age of the child, their interests, what they have already… Luckily we have a comprehensive selection of presents that should satisfy just about any child out there.

So, have a look and get shopping.


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As little children grow so fast, it’s a great idea to pick up some clothes for the little ones in your life. From teeny tiny babygros to cool little person threads, there’s plenty of choice out there.

Head to Penneys, O’Connell Street, Debenhams, the Jervis Street Shopping Centre or Arnotts, Henry Street, Dunnes Stores, Henry Street or the St Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre for some cute clothes for kids of all ages.


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From toddlers all the way up to teens, you can’t go too far wrong heading into somewhere like Smyths, Jervis Street, for all sorts of toys, or head to the The Disney Store on Grafton Street to pick up something cute and cuddly.

Art supplies

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Children of all ages generally love to draw, paint and create, so adding to their collection of art supplies – whether it’s a case of Crayola or something more grown up like a watercolour paint set – check out the Art & Hobby Shop in Jervis Street Shopping Centre or the St Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre, or Easons have a great range in both their O’Connell Street and Nassau Street branches.

Games, consoles and DVDs

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It’s probably unavoidable that the children in your life will love some form of electronic gift – from games to consoles or even DVDs.

Head over to Tower Records on Dawson Street, HMV Grafton Street, or Gamestop on Liffey Street, the St Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre or Henry Street and grab everything you need.

Over to you: any more suggestions for great shopping for children around Dublin at Christmas? Let us know in the comments.

No matter who you’re shopping for (even if it’s yourself) you’ll have no problem getting in and out of the city centre using the Luas. It’s quick, convenient and frequent – so leave the car at home and enjoy a wonderful winter’s day in Dublin. 

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