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.
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 […]
On our growing Christmas wish list, for both children and grown ups, the latest games and must have gadgets in the world of technology, food, sports and hobbies etc. usually pop into the mindset. And that’s not forgetting adding cosy Aran sweaters, hats, gloves and scarves to wrap up warm in winter, gorgeous luxury Celtic […]
With so many gift options out there it can be hard to know what to get for main gift giving occasions such as birthdays, family visits and upcoming Christmas holidays. As mentioned last week, an often overlooked gift item that could be worth looking at, are clothing and fashion items if chosen with a hint […]