Who We Are


Who are we? What makes Urru special?

Urru was opened in 2003 by Ruth Healy. Together with her team, Ruth is energetically

Creating and caring for your culinary experiences every day

Reflecting the universal appeal of real, honest, local food on the shelves and in the cafe

Cultivating the two-way relationship between local producers and consumers in Ireland 

Working enthusiastically as ambassadors for Ireland's excellent food producers and as culinary advisors to you. 



What will I find in Urru?

Urru is a Culinary Treasure Trove of 

Over 100 Irish producers' ranges representing all the dynamic food regions of the country - West Cork, Northern Ireland, Boyne Valley, the Wild Atlantic Way countries, Munster and The Ancient East

Wide range of authentic world foods & ingredients for the adventurous cook

Fresh, seasonal Irish produce

A lovely range of Independent Wines

Over 1000 Cookery Books - perhaps one of the Ireland's largest retail ranges

Market-leading Kitchenwares including Joesph Joesph, Bodum and  Contigo

Irish Culinary Craftwares including Bunbury Boards; Ambri Boards; Tonfisk; Rory Connor Knives; Slated tableware; Ceramics

In-store Snack Cafe offering simple tastes of the region's foods


What else does Urru get up to?

Urru -  Working & Excelling Locally & Nationally

Irish Independent Ireland's 30 Best Artisan Food Shops 2016

Good Food Ireland Food Shop of the Year 2013/14

Good Food Ireland Highly Commended Food Shop of the Year 2011/12

Mc Kenna Food Guides Recommended

Georgina Campbell Food Guide Recommended

Founding member of Bandon Farmers Market

Founder of Bandon Food Trail & Bandon Co-Marketing Group 

Failte Ireland Food Champion since 2012

Checkout Magazine Ireland’s 2013 Grocery Power 100 list


P.S. What does Urru mean?  "Urban - Rural"