A timeless Claddagh tradition

For the large Irish Diaspora in the United States, celtic symbolism is often seen as unique way of celebrating Irish heritage and ancestry. The US Migration Policy Institute estimates that there are approximately 39.6 million people living in the United States who claim to have full or partial Irish ancestry. The Irish have long been associated […]

Irish gift ideas for Mother’s Day

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 […]

Irish themed gift ideas for St. Patrick’s Day

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 […]

4 Reasons Aran Knitwear Will Make a Ridiculously Sweet Christmas Gift

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.

5 Totally Irish Gift Ideas For Those Living Abroad

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 […]

Choosing a Memorable Wedding Gift for a Happy Couple

For many choosing something unique and relevant for a wedding gift for newlyweds can be one of those unforeseen obstacles when prepping for the big day. Rather than stuffing some cash into a card, opting for something slightly more memorable or thoughtful is certainly an avenue to explore.  Before your brain goes into wedding gift overdrive, this doesn’t […]

Great Gift Ideas Influenced by Fall and Winter Fashion Trends

  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 […]

The symbols of Celtic Jewelry and its Christian meaning – Part 2

In our previous post we started to look into the rich history and the meaning of Celtic jewelry evolving from their origins as pagan symbols through to important elements of the Christian faith, and today as popular fashion accessories. Previously, we looked at the meaning behind the Trinity and Celtic knot, the Celtic spiral and St. Brigid’s Cross when […]

Lismore… Waterford Crystal’s most loved Collection

For many the Lismore Collection has emerged as Waterford Crystal‘s most loved and elegant collection since its launch in 1952. Over the past 50 years the enduring designs have lasted the passing of time and can be a beautiful addition to grace any mantelpiece , cabinet or sideboard or, perhaps, a thoughtful Irish gift for special occasions. The origins for the Lismore […]

Thoughtful gift ideas for Mother’s Day

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.