All We Want For Christmas… Irish Gift Guide 2021


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On the hunt for some great gifts this Christmas?  Well look no further!

We’ve got some cool creative ideas from Irish based retailers, producers and networks for your consideration right here. And if you look closely, we’ve also got some cool discount codes for you as well!

 

Dublin City Hot Yoga

DCHY specialises in hot yoga – yoga practiced in the heat. Warm your bones and stretch your muscles in a heated studio. Practising hot yoga is a great way to build strength, stamina, and flexibility while learning to control the breath. Sweating, stretching, and moving in the heat is a great way to get in shape and condition your body. Your mind will benefit by switching off, slowing down and you will sleep like a baby!

All classes are open level and beginner friendly. New students can avail of an Introductory Offer – 5 classes for €49.

Give the gift of hot yoga this Christmas! Gift cards available. Book online at

www.dublincityhotyoga.com

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Bespoke Diamonds

Bespoke Diamonds is an Irish owned and managed jewellers. They manufacture and make all of their own engagement rings with their in-house goldsmiths, diamond setters and designers. They have a large range of ‘earth grown diamonds’, ‘lab grown diamonds’ and moissanites in their Dublin showroom to view – at all qualities and price points.

With their low overheads they are typically 35% below retail prices.

Bespoke Diamonds have been voted the ‘Jeweller Of The Year’ five times over the past few years and regarded as the market leader for bespoke and custom pieces- with over 700 pieces in stock and available.

bespokediamonds.ie

Facebook & Instagram: @bespokediamonds

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Trinity Gift Shop

Trinity College Dublin, Ireland’s oldest university, is the surprising source of exquisite home and giftware designed to bring joy to your home this festive season. From exclusive Connemara marble chess sets and beautiful sterling silver jewellery to handsomely personalised leather goods and fine woven blankets featuring the words of Jonathan Swift, each item in Trinity’s gift range perfectly captures the rich history and magic of the Dublin institution, which has made an indelible mark on the city.

To find out more about Trinity’s Irish designed giftware collections visit:

trinitygiftshop.ie

Instagram: @trinitygiftshop

Facebook: @trinitygiftshop

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The Donegal Shop

The Donegal Shop is a family owned Irish business trading since 1995. They are specialists in Donegal home-spun tweeds and knitted products offering the best of what’s made in Ireland. Unique to the shop is a complete range of traditional garments and accessories with a strong Celtic influence.

They have a wide range of knitwear including hats and scarves, and great Christmas gift ideas. Shop local this Christmas!

Mention this ad for a 10% discount, or use the promo code TOTALLYDUBLIN in the online shop!

201, St. Stephen’s Green Centre

Dublin 2

thedonegalshop.com

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Irish Film Institute

The Irish Film Institute is Ireland’s national cultural institution for film. From diverse cinema programming to film education in schools to the Irish Film Archive, the IFI offers something for everyone.

Give the gift of IFI Membership and your friend or loved one will enjoy many year-long benefits including:

  • FREE cinema ticket at sign up and discounted tickets for a full year
  • 15% discount on all IFI@HOME film rentals
  • Entry to a monthly draw for 2 free tickets to a film preview
  • 10% discount in the IFI Film Shop and IFI Café Bar
  • and more…

With different schemes to suit all tastes and pockets, you will also be supporting the IFI’s unique work all year round.

ifi.ie/membership

01 679 3477

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Little Island Books

Dublin-based indie press Little Island Books publish books that create waves for children of all ages. Young Adult readers will love Meg Grehan’s Baby Teeth, a unique verse novel of queer love, lust, and vampires. For young readers (or adult fans of James Joyce!) there is a new edition of The Cat and the Devil, a delightful children’s story which has long been out of print in English. Sam Thompson’s Wolfstongue is a lyrical fable about the power of language and the relationship between humans and the natural world. The Times called it “the best animal adventure since Watership Down.” Published in gift format with flaps and an embossed cover. Perfect for ages 8–12.

Learn more at: littleisland.ie

 

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Charlotte Quay

Looking for a cool Christmas present? Gift a memorable experience to friends and loved ones with a voucher from Charlotte Quay. From mouth watering Mediterranean style food and cocktails, to magical evenings watching the sun set on their inviting outdoor terrace, Charlotte Quay vouchers are a perfect way to dream up a gorgeous treat for yourself and your pals.

Call them on 01 908 9490 or visit info@charlottequay.ie and they’ll get you sorted… for Christmas and beyond 🙂

info@charlottequay.ie

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M.I.O. Prints

M.I.O Prints has recently launched her ‘Made In Nigeria’ collection. This collection is a collaboration between M.I.O Prints and Nigerian pattern designer, Grapes Pattern Bank. M.I.O Prints wanted to create their own unique design by using abstract shapes to tell a story. This collection captures the balance between elegance, trendiness, and unique style.

M.I.O Prints also worked with Nigerian creatives including  photographers, makeup artists, hair stylists and a modelling agency. These were used on the shoot to add cultural elements to the collection. M.I.O Prints has also just launched her first swimwear collection featuring the ‘Zain’ pattern. We love the Zain swimwear, with the  halter neck style and it’s mesh detail.

mio-prints.com

info@mioprints.com

Instagram, Facebook, Twitter:  @mio_prints

 

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Tales for Tadpoles

Our homes have meant more to us in the past couple of years than ever before! Now is the perfect time to bring some renewed energy into our living spaces and introduce some brightness into every room. Tales for Tadpoles is a bookshop and gift shop with a difference, focused on children’s illustration and the design innovation to be found in great picture books. Their wide range of unique prints and curated homewares will bring the gift of joy and nostalgia to any home. Countrywide exclusive ranges include handmade Fair Trade Nepali rugs designed by Irish illustrator Chris Haughton, and collectible Moomin mugs from Finnish company Arabia.

Use code TOTALLY10 for 10% off all orders.

Drury Street, Dublin 2

Talesfortadpoles.ie

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Irish Design Shop

New Gift Boxes ideas from Irish Design Shop with something to suit all tastes, interests, and budgets. Choose from a wide selection including ‘Kris Kindle’, ‘Home Comforts’, ‘Tea for Two’, ‘Daily Zen’ or ‘Far from Home’. The ideal way to send beautiful handmade Irish self-care and homeware treats to friends at home and abroad. Or drop into the store on Drury Street and personally select from the huge range of gorgeous Irish-made gifts.

41 Drury Street

Dublin 2

irishdesignshop.com

@irishdesignshop

 

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The Press Up Gift Card

Available to buy in just a few easy clicks, the Press Up Gift Card takes the hassle out of choosing the perfect present. From special staycations and golf getaways to intimate dinners, cocktails and catch ups, and date nights at The Stella Cinema, there are endless experiences to enjoy. The Press Up Gift Card can be easily purchased online and delivered directly to your door, or from any Press Up venue. Choose an e-voucher and send direct to your nearest and dearest with a personalised message, or a premium presentation box.

As Ireland’s leading hospitality group, Press Up boasts some of the country’s most amazing restaurants and bars, unique hotels and special getaways you won’t find anywhere else. Venues include The Stella Cinema, The Dean, Doolally Indian restaurant, The Mayson, Glasson Lakehouse, Elephant & Castle, Wowburger, Angelina’s and many more. Visit pressup.ie to buy online and view all venues.

pressup.ie

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Kevin & Howlin

Founded in 1936, Kevin & Howlin is one of Dublin’s best tailors and outfitters, providing top quality tweed clothing for men and women. The tweeds used are hand-woven in Donegal especially for Kevin & Howlin.

Drop in to their Nassau Street shop to see their authentic Irish clothing. Whether you’re searching for  something uniquely Irish for yourself or the perfect gift for that special someone, you are sure to find it at Kevin & Howlin.

31 Nassau Street, Dublin 2

kevinandhowlin.com

Instagram: @kevinandhowlin

 

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Blood Monkey Gin

The name “Blood Monkey” comes from an old naval term for a seafarer who used to drill into the officers’ barrel of grog to steal the liquor inside – hence the brand’s icon being a brass drill bit.

This new Irish gin goes against the grain of recent Irish gin launches, by bringing a new taste profile to the growing gin category. Blood Monkey and new Blood Monkey Spice Storm are designed as sipping gins – one of only a few gins that can be drunk neat as well as in a traditional gin and tonic or cocktail.

bloodmonkeygin.com 

Instagram:  @bloodmonkeygin

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ilk Clothing

High quality Irish menswear for every season, ilk have embraced classic styles and given them their own unique takes. Layer their soft cotton hoodie under a Jocelyn Jacket, with its engraved buttons and ghost pocket, for an effortless look for Christmas drinks in town. Or pick up a Classic Shirt paired with the Porto Pant for an easy, yet smart rig out for your Christmas party. ilk believe in curated consumption, producing less but better. Seasonless, timeless and lasts a lifetime.

ilk.ie

@ilk_clothing

 

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