Here at GALWAYnow, we are passionate about supporting local businesses and do our best to showcase the wealth of wonderful business owners in Galway and the West of Ireland. This month, we shine a light on some wonderful Galway teams and businesses who have adapted, pivoted and grown through a very challenging period. As premises reopen and businesses get back to doing what they do best, we encourage you to shop local and support local business owners as much as possible. 
Treasure Chest

Treasure Chest, celebrating 55 years of business this year is a family run store and a proud part of Galway heritage. The landmark store offer an extensive range of giftware including luxury brands like Waterford Crystal, Newbridge, Belleek Living, Royal Albert, and Spode along with the much sought after exclusive Hummel figurine range. The fashion shop carries an extensive range of brands including Beaumont, Joseph Ribkoff, Basler, Marc Cain, Laurel, Leslie, Bariloche, Nissa, Jayley and Daniel Hechter. Whether you are looking for the perfect gift for a loved one or a unique wedding present for the happy couple, look no further, Treasure Chest ranges cover all your needs.

Shop St. Galway, +353 (91) 563 862,

Image Credit: Daniel Hechter Spring/Summer Collection

For well over a century, Millars Connemara has been providing a unique shopping experience in the beautiful surroundings of Clifden, Co. Galway. They are proud to supply a range of homegrown brands such as John Hanly & Co Ltd, McNutt of Donegal and Foxford to stunning 100% silk pieces from Galway designer Niamh Daniels. It is the renowned craftsmanship of designers that customers of Millars Connemara love and cherish. At the very heart of Millars is its exceptional customer service and the team look forward to welcoming a wide array of visitors to their store this summer. 

Main Street, Clifden, Galway, Ireland, +353 (95) 210 38,


Oranmore based Armorica Restaurant’s menu is rooted in a modern yet classic French style and is accompanied by an extensive wine menu. Combining the management and Cuisenaire skills of Natasha Hughes and Nicolas Denis, core values include a serious commitment to using the freshest, most sustainably produced and locally sourced ingredients to provide a truly extraordinary dining experience. Natasha and Nick look forward to welcoming their customers old and new to their new outdoor dining area.

Restaurant Opening Hours, Wednesday & Thursday: 12pm–9pm, Friday – Sunday: 9am–9pm.An tSráid Mhór, Oranmore, Galway, 091 388343,


For 21 years Chiropractix has allowed their patients to maximise their health and wellness by tending to their back and joint pain. The Irish clinic is supported by high profile sports stars like Olympic swimmer Shane Ryan, pro-boxer Tony Browne and Paralympic sprinter Orla Comerford. 42% of adults say they “work through” their back and joint pain however with clinics located in Galway city, Dublin, Longford Town and Carrick-on-Shannon, it is easily accessible. Along with the friendly and qualified members of staff, Dr Paul Bradley uses chiropractic care, gentle manipulation of joints to help the spine and nervous system function at their optimum which allows you to feel your best.

Merchants Rd Galway City, 091 567 055,


In business since 1939, Greenes Shoes is 100% Irish owned with stores located in Galway, Falcarragh, Letterkenny and Limerick. Greenes sell a large selection of Men’s, Ladies and Kids shoes featuring top brands including Amy Huberman, Kate Appleby, Una Healy, Glamour, Marco Tozzi, Tamaris, Heavenly Feet, Ecco, Ara, Pitillos, Gabor, Fit Flop, Tommy Bowe, Wrangler, Brent Pope, Superga, Vans and New Balance, Dr. Martens and many more! Whether ordering in store or online, Greenes guarantee good customer service and a pleasant shopping experience.

Eyre Square Centre, Galway, 091 568616,