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A Taste of Tuscany: October Wine Club

Following on from the popularity of our Summer Wine Down tasting evening, we are pleased to announce we will be holding another wine tasting event at Avoca Ballsbridge this October...

An Evening with Darina Allen at Avoca Dunboyne

We are very excited to be hosting an evening with Darina Allen at Avoca Dunboyne to celebrate the launch of her brand new cookbook, One Pot Feeds All! Taking place on Thursday 3rd ...

Meltdown Pop Up at Avoca Ballsbridge

We are so excited to announce that the wonderful Meltdown will be our next Pop Up at Avoca Ballsbridge!Taking up residency in our pop up kitchen from Monday 16th September, Meltdow...

Four Sensory Experience Days with VOYA at Avoca Rathcoole

September is organic month, and to join in raising awareness of organic products, brands and producers, we’re holding a wonderful pop up experience with Voya at Avoca Rathcoo...

Cookery Demo with Donal Skehan at The Fern House

We are so excited to be hosting a Cookery Demo with the wonderful Donal Skehan to celebrate the release of his brand new cookbook, ‘Super Food in Minutes’! Taking place...

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Avoca Factory Sale 2019

We're very excited to announce that we'll be holding our annual Avoca 2019 Factory Sale from Thursday 19th September for four days only! Open daily from 10am - 6pm, we hope you'll ...

Book Signing with Donal Skehan at Avoca Malahide

We’re delighted to announce we’ll be having the wonderful Donal Skehan in with us at Avoca Malahide on Thursday 12th September from 11.30-1pm for a book signing of his ...

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Summer Wine Down at Avoca Ballsbridge

Join us for our Summer Wine Down wine tasting evening in the beautiful surrounds of Fodder Restaurant at Avoca Ballsbridge. Taking place on Tuesday 10th September from 7-9pm, our r...

Max Benjamin Sensory Garden Pop Up at Avoca Rathcoole

We’re very excited to announce a fabulous pop up sensory garden experience at Avoca Rathcoole! Irish, family-owned candle makers Max Benjamin will be bringing a wonderfu...

Kale + Coco Pop Up at Avoca Ballsbridge

We are so excited to announce that the fabulous Kale + Coco will be our next Pop Up at Avoca Ballsbridge!Setting up in our pop up kitchen on Monday 8th July, Kale + Coco will serve...

Avoca Collaborate with Trinity College

We have collaborated with Trinity College Dublin to design an exclusive range of scarves, throws and blankets inspired by Trinity’s iconic buildings, architecture and al...

Summer Wellness at Avoca

Summer Wellness at Avoca  This Summer at Avoca we’re celebrating wellness, and finding the joy in taking care of ourselves, mind, body and soul. Incorporating mindf...

Avoca Mill Welcomes HRH The Duchess of Cornwall

On Tuesday 21stMay 2019, we were honoured to welcome Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall on a private tour of our weaving mill in Avoca Village.As a world-class tourist dest...

I Love Linen Event at Avoca Belfast

On Thursday 30th May, we are hosting a linen workshop at our wonderful belfast store! As part of the I Love Linen campaign, we will be gathering together to celebrate this stylish ...

Easter Fun at Avoca Kilmacanoge

EASTER FUN AT AVOCA KILMACANOGEHop by and say hello this Easter Saturday! We have lots of Easter fun at Avoca Kilmacanoge such as festive facepainting, balloon art, colouring and, ...

An Easter Feast the Avoca Way

This Easter, we're championing the fresh, seasonal food we love. Spring is an abundant time for Irish produce, and we are proud to offer the best of the best of Irish food. We work...

An Evening of Food and Fashion with Image Magazine

The evening of Tuesday 26th March marks the launch of our Spring/Summer 2019 fashion collection, and to mark the occasion we're holding a wonderful event to celebrate the two thing...

Avoca Malahide Cafe Highly Commended by Georgina Campbell

We were delighted for the café at Avoca Malahide to receive a 'Highly Commended' mention from Georgina Campbell at the Irish Breakfast Awards on Tuesday 19th February.  ...

Avoca Ballsbridge is Open!

Avoca Ballsbridge is the thirteenth Avoca store to open, and is nestled in the bustling, dynamic area of Ballsbridge in Dublin 4. This brand-new location is an elevated food concep...

Valentine's Tasting Menu at Salt

To celebrate Valentine's Day, Salt have put together a wonderful five course tasting menu. Created specially for the occasion, it features deliciously fresh local ingredients, cook...

Confetti Balloons Pop Up at Avoca

Make your Valentine’s heart pop with a Valentine’s Day balloon! On the 9th, 10th, 13th and 14th February, the wonderful Confetti Balloons will be popping up at both Avo...

Santa at Avoca Powerscourt 2018- EVENT FINISHED

2018 EVENT FINISHEDKeep an eye on our news & events page and social channels for the announcement of Santa 2019 at Avoca Powerscourt.The Big Guy is back! Yes, that’s righ...

Halloween Fun at Avoca Dunboyne

It’s almost Spooky Season, and to mark the occasion we’re hosting a frighteningly fun Halloween event at Avoca Dunboyne! With pumpkins, spooky storytelling, face painti...

Avoca Cookery Demos November 2018 - Malahide

Come along to Avoca Malahide this November where we are holding a fantastic range of Cookery Demos, sure to get you feeling excited and inspired. We are thrilled to be hosting...

SOLD OUT - Avoca Cookery Demos November 2018 - Dunboyne

*SOLD OUT*Come along to Avoca Dunboyne this November where we are holding a fantastic range of Cookery Demos, sure to get you feeling excited and inspired. We are thrilled to ...

An Evening with Darina Allen in Association with Irish Country Magazine

We are beyond thrilled to be hosting an evening with Darina Allen and Irish Country Magazine at Avoca Kilmacanoge to celebrate the launch of her brand new cookbook, Simply Deliciou...

Blas na hEireann Food Awards 2018

We were delighted to pick up four awards at this years Blas na hEireann Irish Food Awards! Now in their eleventh year, the Blas na hEireann Irish Food Awards is the bigge...

Malahide Family Fun Day 2018

We're delighted to let you know the Avoca Malahide Family Fun Day is back this year! Taking place Saturday 15th September from 12 - 4pm at Avoca Malahide, it's sure to be a great d...

Avoca Handweavers 2018 Factory Sale

We're very excited to announce that we'll be holding the Avoca Handweavers 2018 Factory Sale from Wednesday 12th - Sunday 16th September! Each day you'll be able to rummage to your...

Avoca AW18 Fashion Launch at Avoca Dunboyne

Last Thursday 23rd August saw the launch of our brand new Autumn/Winter fashion collection in the beautiful surounds of Avoca Dunboyne. With a catwalk of brand new Autumn/Winter lo...

Taste of the Emerald Isle at Selfridges London

We are thrilled to be stocking a small, curated selection of Avoca Food in the fabulous Food Hall of Selfridges London! From now until the end of September, you will be able to pic...

Dining in Dublin: Salt Café Write-Up

Have you tried our new Neighbourhood Menu at Salt yet? The fabulous foodie team over at diningindublin.ie have, and they kindly gave us a lovely mention on their website! Check out...

Free Yoga Class in the Gardens of Kilmacanoge

Avoca invites you to a morning of FREE outdoor yoga in the stunning gardens of our Avoca Kilmacanoge store.The fantastic yoga teacher Eithne Kennedy will be leading the class on Sa...

New Fairy Trail at Malahide Castle and Gardens

We’re getting very excited for this weekend’s launch of the new interactive Fairy Trail at Malahide Castle and Gardens! The launch is in aid of the Share a Dream Founda...

Mitchell & Son Wine Tasting Evening at Dunboyne

After the success of their last event, Mitchell & Son are holding another fantastic wine tasting evening this Thursday 14th June at Avoca Dunboyne. Join us there from 7pm, wher...

Avoca Moll's Gap Turns 25!

The 10th May 2018 marks the 25th birthday of Avoca Moll's Gap! The Moll's Gap store holds a special place in our hearts, with such a spectacular setting and wonderful local communi...

Fashion and Fun at Malahide, Kilmac & Moll's Gap

Over the coming weeks we will be be hosting some fantastic fashion events with the designer of our gorgeous new Avoca collection, Liz Quin.  She will be talking us throug...

Avoca's New Spring/Summer Collection Featured on TV3's Xposé

We were delighted that our new Spring/Summer collection was featured on TV3's Xposé this week. Showcasing our new product selection, they highlighted key pieces from the ran...

Easter Lollies for LauraLynn

For Easter weekend this year, we were thrilled to offer some fun activities at our Kilmacanoge, Dunboyne and Rathcoole stores. Our staff manned stations brimming with sprinkles, ma...

Introducing Avoca's New Spring/Summer 2018 Collection

On 21st March we launched our new Spring/Summer fashion collection in the beautiful surroundings of the Fern House Café. This collection is all about embracing colour and pa...

Happy First Birthday, Avoca Dunboyne!

We are delighted to announce that Avoca Dunboyne will be celebrating it's first birthday this Saturday 7th April! And what better way to mark the occasion than a birthday party?We ...

Avoca Mount Usher Highly Commended in Georgina Campbell's Best Breakfast Awards

We were thrilled to discover that The Garden Café at Avoca Mount Usher came highly commended in Georgina Campbell's Irish Breakfast Awards 2018. Mentioned in the visitor att...

Avoca Dunboyne Wins Best Café in Meath

Thank you very much to the Irish Restaurant Awards, who awarded Avoca Dunboyne Best Café in Meath! We are honored to receive this accolade, especially considering the high l...

Red Weather Warning - Avoca stores CLOSED

We're delighted to say that all Avoca stores except Avoca Village will be open from 10am tomorrow 4th March! Avoca Village will remain closed until further notice. We look forward ...

New Year, New You Cookery Demos

AVOCA are running a series of cookery demos in Kilmacanogue to help you kick start the New Year. Launching on Wednesday, 24th January these demos will run weekly until Tuesday, 13t...

KDK 100% Wool Collection Launches Exclusively with Avoca

**PLEASE NOTE, THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED**Now in their ninth season, KDK have expanded their fabric offering and have collections available in 4 luxurious materials including...

Avoca Cookery Demos in Dunboyne

We’re running a series of Cookery Demos in our fabulous new events space at Avoca Dunboyne to get you ready for the festive season. All of the below demos run from 9.45am &nd...

Avoca Charity Cookery Demo in Aid of Focus Ireland

Back for its second year running, the Avoca Charity Cookery Demo in aid of Focus Ireland will take place in The Fernhouse, Avoca Kilmacanoge on the 6th December 2017. Last year the...

We Won! Retail Excellence Lifestyle Store of the Year

We are thrilled to share the amazing news that Avoca Dunboyne won Lifestyle Store of the Year at this years Retail Excellence Awards! We are also very honoured to be named one of t...

Christmas Turkey, Ham, Goose and More to Order from the Avoca Butchers

Whatever you’re serving up this Christmas, the Avoca Butchers look forward to helping you pull off the perfect festive feast. We’ve worked hard over the past year to source and...

Avoca Moll's Gap Christmas Shopping Event

On Saturday the 18th November we are delighted to be hosting a fabulous Christmas Shopping Event for all our customers at Avoca Moll's Gap. There will be promotions across beauty a...

MoMuse 9kt Gold Circle Collection launches in Avoca Stores

We are super excited to announce that MoMuse’s 9kt Gold Circle Collection has landed in Avoca stores this week. Not only that but the collection is exclusive to us, so we are fee...

Avoca Announces the Addition of Dublin Herbalist Claire Gardiner

About the brand. Claire Gardiner, Dip.Herb, ND, is the creator and maker at Dublin Herbalists Skincare which was launched in 2013. Her skincare collection is hand blended in Irelan...

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Avoca Malahide Customer Evening with James Patrice

Come join us in Avoca Malahide on Thursday 26th October from 6.30pm-8.30pm for a complimentary evening of fun, shopping, bubbles, and nibbles. The fab social media sensation Jam...

Avoca Malahide Spooky Storytelling

Join us in Avoca Malahide for a morning of spooky story reading with our White Witch on Sunday 29th October from 11.30am – 1.30pm. She will be sharing the tales of some of our fa...

Dine with Bordeaux & Tomas Clancy at The Fern House Cafe, Kilmacanoge

Dine with Bordeaux and Tomas Clancy at The Fern House Cafe, Avoca Kilmacanoge, on Wednesday October 18th 2017 at 6.30pm. Avoca chef Mark McGillycuddy has created a beautiful 3 cour...

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Avoca Launches AW 2017 Collection

The event was attended by key fashion media, social influencers, and stylists. Guests were treated to dinner on the terrace with wines from Mitchell & Son and the venue was beautif...

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The Burren Perfumery Launches New Fragrance Collection

The Burren Perfumery expertly makes small batch perfumes and cosmetics inspired by the iconic limestone Burren landscape and its unique flora of Mediterranean and alpine flowers. T...

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Exclusive: Elysium by Max Benjamin at AVOCA

With hints of coconut, melon, honey and plum, Enchanted Paths is an oriental and fruity fragrance, while Impressions of Love evokes the scent of romance with hints of angelica, tub...

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Family Fun Day at Malahide Castle

Our wonderful suppliers Nik and Ali sweets & Keoghs Crisps will join us. On the day we will have lots of great promotions & prizes including a raffle. Face painting will be offered...

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New Summer Dishes from Avoca-To-Go

SWEET & STICKY BARBEQUE SAUCE. Our secret barbeque sauce recipe is the perfect marinade or dip for your summer feasts. It’s sweet, tangy, smoky & perfect on just about anything. ...

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Behind The Scenes: Avoca Butcher

Avoca are thrilled to announce the opening of the first Avoca Butcher in our Monkstown Food Market, with our second Avoca Butcher in our new store in Dunboyne,now open. The team at...

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