The lead up to Mother’s day is always filled with last minute dashes to the florist and chocolate aisles in the supermarket. Mother’s day always manages to creep up on us, partly because the date changes every year but mostly because it’s one of the few important dates that our mothers don’t send us a […]
When we think of gift giving two dates for the diary, in particular, stand out during the month March, namely Mother’s Day and the less traditional gift giving occasion but just as fun filled for the millions of Irish Diaspora across the world… St. Patrick’s Day. Ireland’s national holiday not only sees much of the island stop and […]
Only a few more sleeps left! Christmas is a magical time to be surrounded by family tradition. If you’re being reunited with your loved ones this season, here are some heart-warming reasons why Aran knitwear is a perfect gift for the most special people in your life.
Spending the holiday season away from family and friends can be tough. Here are some very Irish gift ideas, so you can send a little piece of home to your loved one this Christmas. Celtic Jewelry A unique and intricately designed piece of Celtic jewelry is an investment that can be passed down through the […]
The changing seasons can may not always be welcomed when the long days of summer and slowly replaced by the chillier, leafier days of autumn but it can often be a great time of the year for sourcing great gift ideas, particularly for the fashionistas in your life. Fall often signals the launch of new fashion ranges and for […]
For many of Irish decent, the month of March has two significant dates for the diary namely Mother’s Day and St. Patrick’s Day. Both days hold significant importance for differing reasons but can also be marked with a suitable Irish gift whether its traditional, quirky or more contemporary.
Aran sweaters were born from life at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean off Galway Bay and have garnered a reputation as a uniquely Irish gift and garment, so much so that an example of a traditional aran sweater is now on display in Ireland’s National Museum. The Aran Islands are located approximately six miles off the mouth of […]
For many it’s a time for ghosts and pumpkins as the ‘frightful’ Halloween season is upon us. It’s also a time of the year when store fronts and retail areas begin their festive transformation as the busy Christmas period fast approaches. Halloween often signals a time at which many people turn their attention to the task of Christmas shopping. […]
Finding inspiration for a gift can often be the most time consuming phase of the the whole gift buying process whether it’s for an upcoming birthday for a friend, family member ; a spontaneous occasion; a wedding gift or perhaps for an early Christmas gift idea. This can be particularly difficult when buying gifts online for […]
When choosing thoughtful and iconic gifts from Ireland for a foreign dignitary, it is not uncommon for members of the Irish government to opt for timeless Waterford Crystal gifts. Despite the closure of the factory in Waterford back in 2009, the range of products still produced by its smaller compatriot House of Waterford Crystal, which opened in […]