All We Want for Christmas… Irish Gift Guide 2023!

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Looking for some great gifts this Christmas? We’ve got some creative ideas from Irish based retailers, producers and networks to add some sparkle to your shopping in the lead up to the big day.


Irish Film Institute

As Ireland’s national cultural institution for film, the IFI is a haven in the heart of Dublin City where you can see independent Irish and international cinema.

Give the gift of IFI Membership to the film-lover in your life this Christmas and they’ll enjoy a full year of benefits including discounted cinema tickets, 10% savings at the IFI Film Shop and Café Bar, 15% discount on all IFI@Home film rentals, opportunities to attend exclusive Members-only screenings, priority access to festival tickets, and much more.

With Membership and Friend tiers to suit all budgets, as well as gift cards available, give the gift of film while supporting the IFI’s unique, year-round mission of film exhibition, preservation, and education.

For more information, visit


Photo Museum Ireland

Find the perfect Christmas gift for the photographer in your life at Photo Museum Ireland. Explore photography courses for all levels – master your camera’s settings, create your own prints in the darkroom, or level-up your studio & street photography skills. As Ireland’s largest photography book specialist, we offer an impressive range of Irish and international photobooks, cards and camera supplies.

This Christmas, give the gift of inspiration and knowledge. Visit us in-store & online for photographer-approved presents!

Photo Museum Ireland

Meeting House Square

Temple Bar

D02 X406


Badger & Dodo

These portable, easy-to-use, nitro-flushed for freshness, pour-over Drip Bags by Badger & Dodo are the perfect stocking stuffer!
All you need is a cup, and hot water just off boil—and you have a perfectly brewed cup of specialty coffee!

8 x “Handbag’able” sachets perfect for: The Office, Camping, Hiking, and Trips abroad.

These small sachets fit in your Backpack, Luggage, or Handbag and produce a high quality product consistently every time.

Scan the QR Code or visit their website at


James J. Fox Dublin


J. Fox Dublin is Ireland’s leading cigar and whiskey store, established in 1881. In James J. Fox, you will find the largest range of handmade Cuban cigars in the country, as well as a wide selection of the finest whiskey and premium spirits from Ireland, Scotland, and beyond.

In addition, James J. Fox offers a unique whiskey blending experience, where customers can blend and bottle their very own Irish whiskey.

Open 7 days a week in the heart of Dublin city centre, across from the famous Trinity College. James J. Fox offers tax-free shopping and worldwide delivery.

Cigar & Whiskey Store

119 Grafton Street

Dublin 2

(01) 677 0533


Gallery Zozimus & Niall Mullen Antiques

The First Poisoned Apple

Gallery Zozimus & Niall Mullen Antiques is a unique gallery and antique shop that is open and accessible to all.

Specialising in contemporary art, ceramic art, and art deco furniture – plus lots more goodies. They actively encourage people to come in and browse, to ask as many questions as you want (btw – there are no stupid questions).

Located on Francis Street near Christ Church, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and the Guinness Storehouse.  So, next time you are in the area, call in and say hello!

57 Francis Street

Dublin 8

Mobile: 087 950.4395


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


Bespoke Diamonds Dublin

Bespoke Diamonds, located in Dublin City centre, is an Irish-owned jewellers. They manufacture and make all 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’, gemstones and moissanites in their Dublin showroom to view – all different quality and price points.

With their low overheads, they are typically 35% below High Street prices.

With several hundred pieces in stock, they can design anything for you – with 3D printers, casting equipment and state-of-the-art technology, almost any ring can be bespoke designed in 2-3 weeks with many pieces also available immediately. They are the 8-time winners of the annual ‘Jeweller Of The Year’ awards.

Facebook/Instagram: @bespokediamonds


Michael Connell Antiques

A pair of silver ice cream spoons; Walker and Hall Birmingham, 1934.

Michael Connell Antiques was established in 1985 and has traded on Francis Street for the last 25 years. They are members of the Irish Antique Dealers Association and founding members of the Francis Street Antique Quarter. They have always dealt in quality antique items and are always interested in purchasing antique curios and items of interest. Michael Connell Antiques offers full restoration and valuation services.  

84 Francis Street

Dublin 8

Phone: 087 257.0150


Gael Linn

Give the Gift of Gaeilge this Christmas! Gael Linn run in-house and online evening and day courses that cater to all levels of Irish starting from the complete beginner to those out of practice and the more advanced speakers. They aim to develop and improve all language skills and enhance confidence in speaking conversational Irish all in a comfortable and social environment. Complete beginners, improvers, intermediate and advanced courses are starting in January 2024.

To avail of a 10% Christmas gift discount off any of their courses – please contact Ian:


Yoga Yard

Give the gift of movement this Christmas

Practising yoga builds strength, stamina, and flexibility, and connects movement with breath. Yoga Yard offers a variety of classes – Hot Hatha 26 & 2, Hot Flow, Hot Fusion, Yin and non-heated Flow.

It’s their first Christmas, and they’re delighted to introduce their very own gift cards, so whether you’re looking to treat yourself or gift a loved one this Christmas, Yoga Yard has something foreveryone – no matter what level you are. 

Explore more at for the perfect wellness present this festive season.

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