We may not be able to get over to Dublin and Ireland right now but we can sure bring Dublin and Ireland to you!
With new lockdowns and restrictions in place in the run up to Christmas the pandemic has certainly put the panic into Christmas shopping this year and with the impact we’ve seen already on the high street and among other businesses alike it’s never been more important to shop local and support small businesses.
With this in mind we want to give you your ultimate Irish gift guide with our pick of brands to gift your friends, colleagues and loved ones a taste of Ireland this Christmas!
Here are our top 10 Irish brands to add to your Christmas list this year!
Love the mug
Love the Mug is a fabulous Irish lifestyle brand with a huge cult following that offers a sassy collection of mugs for every mood and occasion! They are a great quirky gifting option and are handmade in Dublin. With lots of warm, witty and motivational quotes and sayings to choose from and new styles and sizes recently added, they are the ultimate girl boss stocking filler or secret Santa gift not to mention an Instagram dream! If your looking for a gift with personality, sense of humour and a little bit of attitude , Love the Mug has you covered!
Èalù experiences are a newly launched boxed gift experience offering that combines Irish products and experts with exclusive at home masterclasses. From Irish coffee making, chocolate fondant masterclasses and bespoke boxed experiences to name a few there is something for everyone and a great Irish experience to be had. They offer something truly unique to gift this Christmas.
The Irish chandler
The Irish Chandler is an independent candle brand producing beautiful hand poured soy wax scented candles . They have a collection of beautifully scented jarred candles available to choose from in various sizes and also offer gift box options as well. A lot of there scents are Irish influenced like scents from the Wild Atlantic way, the Burren, the Fields and the Shamrock to name a few ,We can personally vouch for there Irish whiskey cream candle! 😍🍀 As well as their Irish scents they have seasonal selections too and occasional candles such as their bridesmaids offering etc.
Gra hampers are the latest offering from the fab Gra picnics. There branded wicker hampers and baskets with their black Gra logo on are filled with gorgeous treats to gift this Christmas from champagne, chocolates and strawberry and champagne jam to fabulous food products, coffee, gin and candles from a beautiful collaboration with The Irish Chandler. They are a lovely Irish gift option and the hampers themselves make fab keepsakes too!
Little Rose Design
Little Rose Design offers fabulous hand made head pieces including beautiful bejewelled head bands that would make a fantastic festive gift this Christmas to add a touch of glam. As well as their beautiful head pieces they also hand make a range of quirky and fashionable face masks in lots of different prints and fabrics. Christmas may be a little different this year but that doesn’t mean we still can’t add a touch of sparkle to proceedings!
Vixi Gifting offer a range of curated gift boxes presented in a beautiful high end style packaging with a lovely tied bow and hand written note,giving you a truly special gifting experience from the moment you receive it. They have a great range of products that can be featured in the boxes and can also add personalised items to make it individual and tailored to your recipient and sentiment.We think their gift boxes look classy and elegant and mixed with a box of unique, quirky and high quality brands and products you will be sure to give a memorable gift and keepsake ensuring that feel good factor and a beautiful and thoughtful gift.
Dear Trudy offers fun, modern neon style slogan framed prints for the home with various Irish sayings and phrases and song lyrics on them as well as a selection of quirky home accessories. Their prints are the perfect gift option for the time that’s in it with us all spending so much more time at home and they will be sure to brighten up your space and bring a smile to your face!
The art of bubbles
The art of bubbles has launched a range of Prosecco and champagne gift boxes that are perfect for the festive season complete with baubles and Butlers chocolates and let’s be honest you can’t go wrong with bubbles, baubles and Butlers at Christmas! With lots of boxes and brands such as Bottega and Tattinger to choose from they are the perfect luxury Christmas treat!
Sweet living Kilkenny
Sweet Living based in Kilkenny specialise in custom and personalised chocolate bars in a range of designs and themes , that are perfect for all type’s of occasions and gifts. There products are a unique and special way to add the personal touch, High quality design meets high quality chocolate giving you a truly bespoke gift option. They also offer a fab chocolate subscription service too – who wouldn’t want chocolate delivered to them every month! 😊
Jo Browne Ireland
Jo Browne Ireland is a range of natural handmade solid fragrances and cleansing balms made from beeswax and essential oils combining natural ingredients and aromatherapy packaged in natural bamboo tube packaging. They are a great gifting option for fragrance and skin care lovers with three female perfume fragrances and two male cologne fragrances available to choose from. They are also perfect for travel so will be essentials on all those fab trips to take after the lockdown and restrictions lift! They are a great option for a nice pamper present or a little beauty treat as a stocking filler. There is also a selection of luxury gift sets available.
Happy shopping! X