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 […]

The novelty factor is not to be underestimated

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 […]

Commemorate Saint Patrick’s Day with a traditional Irish Gift

The first green shoots of spring time are beginning to emerge across Ireland and this is typically a time of the year when those resident in the Emerald Isle and the vast Diaspora across the globe look forward with eager anticipation for the celebrations to honour the country’s patron saint… St. Patrick. Aside from getting into […]

Why not celebrate Ireland’s national holiday with a gift?

Aside from getting into the frame of celebratory mood and donning all manner of Irish themed novelty clothing such as Irish sweaters, St Patrick’s Day also is a day for remembering Irish culture and heritage and sharing it with our vast family connections around the world. Nowadays with the vast Irish Diaspora and many people immigrating to far […]

A guide to Valentine’s Day gift options and ideas: Part 4

Alternative Valentines gift ideas for non traditionalists Even if you or your partner/lover aren’t the romantic Valentine’s Day type, indeed if the prospect of a romantic Valentines Day has you shaking your head, you can still note the day whilst being true to yourselves, exchanging gifts that are relevant to you both. Remember Valentine’s need […]