What is the meaning of St. Brigid’s Cross? The first day February each year is a special date in the Irish calendar and marks St. Brigid’s Day and is traditionally seen at the start of spring in Ireland. For centuries it has been customary on the eve of her Feast Day for the Irish people […]
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 […]
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 […]
You may seen some of the novelty gift shops on a vacation to Ireland while strolling down O’Connell Street in Dublin, St. Patrick’s Street in Cork or the Duty Free stores in one of Ireland’s airports. There are often many stereotypes associated with such stores and the Irish gifts available to purchase in them but […]
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.
It is hard to believe but the first month of 2016 has almost come and gone as attention turns to the fast approaching month of February. For many February turns thoughts towards the first big gift buying event of the year with Valentine’s Day on the horizon of couples across the globe. It is easy […]
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 […]
Christmas can be a time when you may want to splash out on something really special for a loved one, family member or close friend. Practicality may have been the name of the game throughout the year but now might be a chance to invest in a luxury Irish gift for the festive season. […]
A collection of inexpensive Irish gift ideas that might make the perfect Christmas gift this year.