The Genteel, December 12, 2012
Many locals in Dublin recognise the Temple Bar neighbourhood as a bit of a tourist trap; it’s a place that panders to stereotypes of Ireland found in the minds of many foreign visitors, with folk music, Guinness and plenty of leprechauns all around.
But away from the neighbourhood’s pub-and-hostel-filled core, its western edge has a quieter, more authentic air. Here, you can find locally-owned bookshops, craft stores, restaurants and cafés, all showcasing Dublin’s creative side. Amongst these businesses sits Tamp & Stitch; a new space that – as its name suggests – is bringing together coffee and fashion.Fashion