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12 Days of Irish Businesses- Gift Guide

Are you sorted for Christmas? Would you like some ideas for gifts to buy? Would you like to support local? Here is our round up of our recent shout outs to Irish Businesses. #supportlocal

On the 1st Day of Christmas...๐ŸŽผ

Day 1- Her

๐ŸŽ Why not buy a candle from Max Benjamin? We donโ€™t know many women who donโ€™t love a candle and they stock some lovely scents.

๐ŸŽ If the women in your life loves a cuppa why not go with Bewleys? They have a lovely 1840 Tea Collection for Christmas.

๐ŸŽ Foxford Woolen Mills have some beautiful and luxurious throws that are a timeless gift to cosy up with.

Day 2- Him

๐ŸŽWhy not purchase a wireless and waterproof speaker from TechStar? He can sing along in the shower!

๐ŸŽAre his socks full of holes? Why not buy a sock subscription from Irish Sockciety!

๐ŸŽWhy not gift him a subscription to the Tasting Club with Bean and Goose? The subscription includes chocolate each month with a once off seasonal creation. What is not to love?

Day 3- Active

๐ŸŽ Is your active lover a gym goer? Gym+Coffee have some really nice athleisure wear. We particularly love their sustainable collection

๐ŸŽ The Great Outdoors cater for all different types of out door activities, kayaking, camping or hiking. A voucher would be ideal for any type of outdoor adventurer

๐ŸŽ Or why not buy the yogi in your life an anti-slip yoga mat from Holder Eight They have some beautiful prints

Day 4- Children

๐ŸŽ Cuando make beautiful, personalised gifts for kids, all made in Ireland. They sell patchwork quilts which is a timeless piece any child would treasure

๐ŸŽ Jiminy have an amazing selection of toys. They have a really handy function that can search via different categories including age and occasion, making your life easier!

๐ŸŽ Totally Toys have a great array of different branded toys including Lego. What more could you need!

Day 5- Beauty

๐ŸŽ Millies based in Kildare, have the most sought after brands all in one place. Within their Christmas shop, they have some lovely gift sets available online.

๐ŸŽ The Skin Nerd is another great beauty brand. The Skin Nerd has a wide range of products but why not organsie a consultation for someone? They can advise the best products. Their famous Cleanse Off Mitt is also a great stocking filler!

๐ŸŽ Are you looking for some luxurious, organic and cruelty free skincare products? VOYA Organic Beauty is your answer!

Day 6- Eco

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๐ŸŽ Duo Ireland stock great sustainable products from totes to stainless steel straws. They also stock some really nice sweet treats!

๐ŸŽ Dalkey Handmade Soaps would be the ideal present to give this Christmas to the sustainably minded! Natural, handmade and kind to the earth!

๐ŸŽ Jill & Gill, based in St Stephens Green, Dublin, are an Irish brand of printmakers and illustrators who work in design, fashion and fine art in a sustainable way.

Day 7- Home

๐ŸŽ Meadows and Byrne stock some of Irelands leading designers and makers, from stunning lamps in Wicklow to wonderful scents in Cork. You are bound to pick up a gift here!

๐ŸŽ Why not buy a set from the Rosa Belle collection at Carraig Donn, inspired by a vintage tea party!

๐ŸŽ Designist house some really cool and quirky Irish homeware gifts including a pigeon house candle holder set and a Dublin pigeon house apron!

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Day 8- Art

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๐ŸŽ Jam Art Prints have some lovely prints to suit all tastes, Irish humour included!

๐ŸŽ Holly Christine Ingrim is a Dublin based artist who paints and draws stunning yet strong depictions of femininity and mental health. From stickers to postcards, youโ€™ll be sure to pick up something beautiful!

๐ŸŽ All Kinds Artbook would be the perfect gift for the art lover in your life. The publication is a series of works created during lockdown by several artists in a wide range of disciplines including Lucy Clarke and her illustrations.

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Day 9- Giving Back

๐ŸŽ During lockdown we have spent so much time outdoors in our woodlands, appreciating their importance. The Roots of Ireland have beautiful yet unique handmade jewellery! If you purchase a piece from the Woodland Collection, they will make a donation to the Irish Native Woodland Trust who are dedicated to the preservation and restoration of Ireland's ancient woodlands. The perfect gift to a friend and the planet

๐ŸŽ Why not have a laugh with the President of Ireland, Miggle D Giggles. This warm and giggly toy is the perfect gift for young and old, with a portion of the purchase going towards CMRF Crumlin, which raise vital funds for Our Ladyโ€™s Childrenโ€™s Hospital, Crumlin & the National Childrenโ€™s Research Centre.

๐ŸŽ We Make Good have some stunning handmade products that are designed by some of Ireland's best emerging designers and made by people facing social challenges who have been supported to develop valuable skills and gain employment in their craft. The perfect gift while giving back to the community!

Day 10- Foodies

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๐ŸŽ Gifts Direct have some really great gift ideas from Irish Owned including The Irish Christmas Food Hamper with delish treats and staples in Irish households!

๐ŸŽ Sheels Cafe in Strandhill, Sligo have the perfect gift box! Their Deluxe box includes our festive favourites with a mixture of sweet and savoury treats, all homemade using the finest ingredients. Yum!

๐ŸŽ Sheridans Cheesemongers have lovely food hampers that range from the classic cheese and crackers to the more extravagant Prosecco and Cheese. They also stock a selection of wooden cheese boards, grate for the cheese lover in your life!

Day 11- Christmas Cards

๐ŸŽ Market Street stock some really fun and quirky Christmas cards from lots of different designers, with the most perfect selection

๐ŸŽ Rita Oates Artist has a beautiful collection of painted cards. The Irish hearts collection was inspired by her own children in Boston, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Newcastle, not able to come home to her and Ireland and believing we as a nation will โ€ฆโ€ be apart, but we are united in laughter, love and song.โ€

๐ŸŽ Charity Cards Ireland have a lovely selection of cards to purchase from traditional to juvenile. You can pick your chosen charity and provide them with much needed funds.

Day 12- Hero

๐ŸŽ New Moon Blooms have the perfect selection of bouquets and wreaths to give to the person in your life who needs a bright and vibrant surprise

๐ŸŽ Why not buy a voucher for Kaylas Kitchen so they can have time off cooking. They can accommodate the fussiest of eaters with family classics and veggie favourites alike

๐ŸŽ Why not purchase an oil diffuser with lavender essential oil from Kotanical? They stock many different sets of oils for the perfect relaxing scent!

We hope you enjoyed our round up of our Christmas Gift Guides! Do you have any recommendations? Drop them below!

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