Wish List: Festive stocking choices for Christmas shoppers

From a showcase of Irish arts and crafts, to a Santa snowglobe or a luxurious speaker, shoppers have plenty of choice to fill their festive stocking, writes Esther N McCarthy.

This fun festive red cotton throw is available from Oxfam stores nationwide €14.95, find out about how you can give a gift with a difference. oxfamireland.org

I am of Ireland have a range of interesting gifts in their gallery in Youghal, Cork, where they take pride in showcasing some of the best of Irish art and craft. This painting is by Elizabeth Cope, it’s called Interior of 128 Kennington Park Road. iamofireland.ie

A recent addition to the craft business in Kinsale, Cork, is Marnie & Lily, it’s beside the Marina and is passionate about promoting local designers. Like this adorable Crowned Seahorse wall sculpture by ceramicist Monica Fergus.

Find out more on Monical’s Facebook page and www.kinsale.ie/2018/08/23/marnie-lily

Get the Christmas tunes blasting with this Beosound Edge wireless multi sound speaker. Billed as a ‘unique speaker and a minimalist design object, delivering a powerfully dynamic sound performance for the home’, at €3,250, I’m sure it delivers.

The Beosound Edge is a “unique speaker and a minimalist design object, delivering a powerfully dynamic sound performance for the home”. Available from Bang & Olufsen online and in their Dublin store on Duke St. bang-olufsen.com/en/

I love these cute stacking Santa mugs, only €4 from FlyingTiger Copenhagen. ie.flyingtiger.com

Behold the mellow yellow beauty of this Gregoire armchair from Roche Bobois. It’s part of Nouveaux Classiques collection, the armrests are solid stained beech wood and it is available in all the fabrics of the Roche Bobois collection. €2,000, find out more at www.roche-bobois.com/en-IE/

This very cute Santa and teddy bear snowglobe is from Kilkenny, and it can also be personalised at Kilkenny Nassau St today and next Saturday, to make it a very thoughtful gift. €49.95 from kilkennyshop.com

Get your sparkle on with this gem bauble from Accessorize stores nationwide, it’s €9.90, uk.accessorize.com

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