About Us


Paul Byron Shoes is 100% Irish owned with 22 stores across Ireland aiming to provide consumers with high quality fashionable footwear at the right price.

Top Branded Footwear

Paul Byron Shoes stock many leading brands with the ethos of "Quality, Value and Fashion". Styles vary according to season but the selection is always comprehensive, making Paul Byron Shoes the place to go For the Right Look at the Right Price. Brands include Pitillos,Tamaris, Rieker, Kate Appleby, Susst, Softline, S'Oliver, Heavenly Feet, Skechers, Converse, Vans, Dr Marten, Xti, Refresh, Morgan & Co, Easy B to name a few. In addition, Paul Byron Shoes have teamed up with Zen of Italy, Luisetti of Spain, Jane Klain of Germany, Indigo of Germany & Muya of Turkey.

The children's department boasts a fantastic array of brands like Startrite, Lelly Kelly, Pediped, Pabloskey, S'Oliver, Ecco, Geox, Converse & Vans.  

Another important department at Paul Byron Shoes is catering for specific needs. The company has teamed up with Pedag International, a leading German Orthotics company, to offer customers personalised orthotic consultations in store. Pedag are leaders in foot products and work closely with orthopaedics and orthopaedic technicians to produce state of the art products designed for problematic feet. 

Paul Byron Shoes caters for feet from early childhood, teen trends, orthopaedics, specific requirements, work wear, on-trend fashion, occasion wear and everything in between!

On our website and in all of our 21 stores you can expect to see a wide range of his and hers formal and casual footwear. Men's sizes are now available up to size 16 or European 50.

Our Story

Having opened its first store in Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon in 1978, Paul Byron Shoes has gone from strength to strength with the company selling on average 8000 pairs of shoes per week with five vans leaving our distribution centre daily. The company also has Discount Outlets in Castlebar, Newbridge, Roscommon and Drogheda.

 The chain that is Paul Byron Shoes has expanded to cover the Galway, Kildare, Leitrim, Longford, Louth, Mayo, Offaly, Roscommon, Tipperary, Waterford, Westmeath and Wexford regions.


Stores in Ireland

For a list of all our stores nationwide, their address and telephone numbers, click here, Store Locator

For Manufacturers

If you are a Manufacturer or Agent and would like to get in contact with us please contact paul@paulbyronshoes.com

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We employ over 130 people nationwide in our 20 stores, offices and warehouses, and we are always looking for new motivated people to work for us. We employ experienced Sales Staff and are also happy to train people who are new to retail. 

We expect a lot from our employees – dedication, hard work, flexibility and the ability to work well under pressure. In return we can offer the successful candidate a competitive salary and various career prospects with a well established Irish retailer.

We are currently recruiting in the following towns 

  GALWAY - Full Time Sales Assistant

·          TULLAMORE - Part Time/Flex Sales Assistant


·              If you love shoes, love working as part of a team & can work on your own initiative then forward your CV to our HR Dept aisling@paulbyronshoes.ie

     Paul Byron Shoes FAQ 

 At Paul Byron Shoes we regularly get questions from our customers regarding shoes and making orders. Below are the answers to some of the most frequent questions we get:

Why is there a UK and EU shoe size?

There are various forms of measurement for shoes including UK, EU, USA and Japanese shoe measurements. Each vary in terms of the manufacturer and the country where the manufacturer is located. At Paul Byron Shoes we use EU and UK shoe sizes.

I am a UK size 6 what is my EU size?

If you are a size 6 UK, your size is a 39 EU.  Below is a general guide to UK and EU shoe sizes:

UK  -  EU

1 - 33

2 - 35

3 - 36

4 - 37

5 - 38

6 - 39

7 - 41

8 - 42

9 - 43

10 - 44

11 - 46

12 - 47

13 - 48

14 - 49

How much is delivery for orders made on the website?

Delivery is charged at €5 per order to the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland with free delivery on orders over €50. Delivery to the UK is €7.50. For more details on our delivery and returns information page.

How long does it take for my order to be delivered?

At Paul Byron Shoes we aim to dispatch orders as soon as possible, usually with in a few working days of an order being placed. See our 
delivery and returns information page.

The shoes I purchased online is too small, can I return them?

Yes you can, you have 21 days from delivery to return goods to us for a refund.

I ordered shoes online, can I exchange them in one of your stores?

Yes you can, shoes may be exchanged in any of our 21 stores in Ireland. Please ensure that you have the receipt that was issued with the goods with you as it is required for the exchange. Check out our Store Locator to find your local store.

Do you offer store  or online gift vouchers?

Yes we do. Visit our gift vouchers page to purchase a store gift voucher ranging from €20-€100.

Visit here to order an online e-voucher of any value e-voucher

How can I keep up to date with latest offers at Paul Byron?

We send out free periodic newsletters of promotions and latest offers to our mailing list. If you want to receive our free updates enter your email in the "Subscribe to our mailing list" form at the bottom of the page.