Click and connect: 250 places in Munster to shop locally this Christmas (updated)

With many businesses closed during Level 5, it's never been more important to shop locally, especially ahead of Christmas. Here are 250 places in Munster offering online options for shoppers
Click and connect: 250 places in Munster to shop locally this Christmas (updated)

Shopping online for presents? Support your local stores, shops, makers, bakers, crafters and booksellers. It will make a big difference. 

This list will be updated regularly. If you'd like to suggest a business for future inclusion, please fill out the form below.

BOOKS 

Kinsale Bookshop, Kinsale, Co Cork 

During lockdown, Kinsale Bookshop will be operating behind closed doors. Call 021 477 4244 or email kinsalebookshop@gmail.com for delivery or collection.

O’Mahony’s Booksellers, Co Limerick 

O’Mahony’s will be open for order collections only. Customers can order books online, by phone, and by email. Collections can be made between 10am and 5pm Monday to Saturday or orders can be posted.

https://www.omahonys.ie/

The Book Centre, Co Waterford 

The Book Centre is offering a book box subscription. Every month they will deliver a beautifully wrapped book box to your door, with a surprise book, along with some yummy treats. They also do free shipping for all orders over €30.

https://www.thebookcentre.ie/

Fitz-Gerald’s Bookshop, Macroom, Co Cork 

Fitz-Gerald’s in Macroom will help with any requests and accept orders by phone on 026 41888 or email at fitzgeraldsbookshop@gmail.com for collections in store.

https://www.facebook.com/Fitz-Geralds-Bookshop-125391977523554/

The Book Resort 

The Book Resort is a monthly book subscription box based in Co Waterford. It sends brand new books and delicious chocolate to your door. Gift boxes are also available for immediate shipment.

www.thebookresort.ie

Wordsworth, Millstreet, Co Cork 

Wordsworth bookshop in Millstreet will be operating a collection service. For customers who are unable to travel to them, they are offering a delivery service for €6.99. For enquiries, call 029 70154.

https://www.facebook.com/wordsworth.millstreet/

Bantry Bookshop, Bantry, Co Cork 

Bantry Bookshop.
Bantry Bookshop.

Bantry Bookshop is taking orders and will operate an ‘order and collect’ or post out system. To order email bantrybookshop@gmail.com, text 0872773516 or direct message them on Facebook!

https://www.facebook.com/BantryBookshop/

Woulfe Bookshop, Listowel, Co Kerry 

Listowel’s Woulfe Bookshop is available for telephone orders and collections from Monday to Saturday from 11am to 3pm. They can also arrange postage. Woulfe’s can be contacted at woulfesbookshop@gmail.com or call 068 21021.

https://www.facebook.com/woulfesbookshoplistowel 

Waterstones, St Patrick Street, Co Cork 

The staff of Waterstones in Cork city will be manning phones and email to offer a call and collect service and also a postal service. They can be contacted by phone on 021 4276522 and by email at cork@waterstones.com.

https://www.facebook.com/corkwaterstones/ 

Salmon Bookshop & Literary Centre, Ennistymon, Co Clare 

The Salmon Bookshop can be contacted for books during lockdown. They will be offering a virtual tour of the shelves and will deliver books to your car, post them or make other arrangements.

https://www.facebook.com/TheSalmonBookshopLiteraryCentre/ 

 FOOD & DRINK 

On The Pigs Back 

On The Pigs Back has an amazing range of hampers available for you to choose from. They are offering a click and collect service or items can be delivered. There is free delivery on orders over €35 within Cork city and suburbs 

www.onthepigsback.ie 

Shandon Sweets 

Tony Linehan of Shandon Sweets.
Tony Linehan of Shandon Sweets.

The iconic traditional sweet factory, Shandon Sweets, is open for all your sweet needs. They sell a wide range of traditional hard boiled sweets, candy, fudge and marshmallow goodies. Service will be at the door. For enquiries, ring 021 4507791.

https://www.facebook.com/shandon.sweets 

Kinsale Spirit Co.

There’s worldwide shipping available from the home of Kinsale Gin and Red Earl Whiskey. The Red Earl is first aged in bourbon, then sherry and finally matured in Rioja casks. Kinsale Gin is a small batch, premium Irish Gin which was distilled with local botanicals from the Kinsale countryside, such as meadowsweet, elderflower, lemon verbena and germanium.

https://www.kinsalespirit.com 

The Franciscan Well 

You might not be able to meet a pal for a pint this Christmas but you can send the pints to them. The Franciscan Well is selling beer, tankards and virtual tours online.

www.franwellshop.com 

St Tola Irish Goat Cheese 

Fancy a cheese board on Christmas Day? St Tola selling a range of cheeses as well as three different types of cheese boxes. Their latest cheese box one is the Clare brunch box, offering the best of Co Clare produce. Their cranberry logs and our branded boards are also available.

www.st-tola.ie 

The Hideout Cafe 

Agnes Stawosz's handmade Christmas cake toppers 
Agnes Stawosz's handmade Christmas cake toppers 

Agnes Stawosz of the Hideout Cafe is making handmade Christmas cakes and Christmas cake toppers. To order ring 0214518489 or email thehideoutcafecork@gmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/thehideoutcork
 

Wilde Irish Chocolate 

Their factory shop in Co Clare is open during Level 5. Wilde Irish Chocolate’s online shop is also ‘choc full’ of their usual yummies, like chocolate boxes and artisan bars.

https://wildeirishchocolates.com/ 

NutShed 

Some tasty peanut butter goodness from Tipperary.
Some tasty peanut butter goodness from Tipperary.

Struggling to buy a treat for a vegetarian or vegan friend? NutShed offers plant-based treats and tasty peanut butter goodness from their base in Co Tipperary

https://www.instagram.com/nutshed_/
 

Ardkeen Quality Food Store 

Ardkeen Quality Food Store offers unique food gifts from local artisan food producers. Their hampers and food boxes are great for those hard-to-buy-for loved ones.

www.ardkeen.com 

The Chocolate Shop 

It’s Christmas in a pandemic and we’re all craving some comfort food. Few do it as well as the Chocolate Shop in Cork’s English Market. A chocolate hamper or gift box will put a smile on anyone’s face.

www.chocolate.ie 

Mr Bell’s Global Food Emporium 

Mr Bell’s has an online shop delivering nationwide and also a click and collect option from its shop in Togher, Co Cork.

www.mrbells.ie

Organico 

Organico is a natural grocers and artisan bakery in Bantry, Co Cork. It sells organic and local fruit and vegetables, handmade breads, and organic wines.

https://www.organico.ie/

The Apple Farm 

The beautiful Elstar apples grown by Con Traas and family in South Tipperary since 1968 are about to hit selected stores nationwide, including Dunnes. While they're on their way, sample some of Con's award-winning range of cider, cider vinegar, and apple juices (including blends with other fruits, and sparkling variants). And, while you're at it, bung a copy of the Tipperary Food Tour Book into your online basket too.

https://www.theapplefarm.com/onlineshop.htm 

Quay Co-op 

The Quay Co-op in Cork has introduced a new local delivery service from its shops in Sullivan’s Quay, Ballincollig and Carrigaline. Contact yvonne@quaycoop.com for more information.

http://www.quaycoop.com 

Eight Degrees Brewing 

One of the trailblazers in Ireland's craft beer revolution, Eight Degrees deliver an award-winning range including Knockmealdown Irish Stout and Howling Gale Pale Ale, as well as seasonal specials — all brewed in bottles or cans in Mitchelstown in the Ballyhoura region on the Cork-Limerick border — with free shipping on orders worth over €70.

https://www.eightdegrees.ie/shop/ 

Bubble Brothers 

Now a landmark trader in Cork's English Market (as well as at their click-and-collect warehouse on Little Island) Bubble Brothers started out importing Champange, hence the name. But now they sell a wide range of exclusively-sourced sparklers, ports, and wines (including pre-mixed cases) as well as fine cigars. Free delivery nationwide on orders over €150.

https://bubblebrothers.ie 

Curious Wines 

Cork-based Curious Wines has been trading online since 2008, offering a wide selection of wine including their case of the month. Free delivery on orders over €100.

https://www.curiouswines.ie/ 

The Wine Buff 

Free delivery nationwide for orders worth more than €50, and click and collect from your local stores including its Limerick headquarters as well as in Cork, Ennis, and Nenagh, plus a concession in Marnie and Lily, Kinsale, Co Cork.

www.thewinebuff.com 

O'Donovans Off-Licences 

Another option for wine buffs, O’Donovan’s Off Licence is selling a large range of wines, prosecco and champagnes from its online shop.

https://www.odonovansofflicence.com 

Hazel Mountain Chocolate 

Hazel Mountain Chocolate is a bean-to-bar chocolate factory, shop and cafe in the Burren, Co. Clare 

hazelmountainchocolate.com

The Cotton Ball 

The Cotton Ball has partnered with some well known Cork brands to make gift boxes, which will be available soon. Keep an eye on their social channels over the next few days to see what to expect.

www.cottonball.ie

Blackwater Distillery 

You might remember Blackwater Distillery’s previous creations, like their Tanora Gin or Barry’s Tea Gin. Now they’ve launched Ireland’s first distillery subscription service, which sends two 200ml bottles to subscribers every two months.

https://blackwaterdistillery.ie/ 

Bradleys Specialist Off-Licence & Foodstore 

Situated in the heart of Cork city since 1850, Bradley’s is also selling wine, spirits, craft beer and artisan food boxes online.

www.bradleysofflicence.ie/

Blacks Brewery & Distillery 

Blacks in Kinsale, Co. Cork is Ireland’s first co-located brewery and distillery. It produces craft beers and makes a range of spirits. Blacks is also the first Irish producer of rum.

https://www.blacksbrewery.com/ 

Frank & Honest 

Frank and Honest Coffee is available in SuperValu and Centra stores in over 660 locations nationwide.

www.frankandhonest.ie

The Artful Caker 

This cake business outside Thurles specialises in bespoke cakes for weddings, christenings, birthdays, etc.

https://instagram.com/theartfulcakerie

Beano & Ginger Catering 

Hungry? Beano & Ginger provides lunches for local businesses and homes. It also caters for all occasions, including picnics and hampers which can be delivered or collected when ordered in advance.

https://www.beanoandginger.ie/

Mahers Pure Coffee 

The shop is staying open but also offering online sales and delivering internationally 

https://maherspurecoffee.ie/ 

Hannah's Kitchen 

Hannah's Kitchen provides catering for all kinds of events from small meetings to larger occasions. Menus are created to suit all tastes and dietary requirements.

http://hannahskitchen.ie/ 

GROWbox 

Waterford-based GIY has launched a subscription delivery for seasonal food growing produce which is now available to order online. An ideal gift for budding food growers this Christmas.

https://www.growbox.ie 

Allfresh Wholesalers 

 The family-run fresh fruit and veg wholesaler in Cork is offering home deliveries across Cork and Kerry with no delivery fee. It has a number of new product lines available such as fruit hampers, prepped veg boxes, free range eggs and this year it will be selling Christmas trees and wreaths.

https://www.allfresh.ie/ 

The Scullery 

A full festive range, as well as The Scullery's relishes, compotes, chutneys, pickles, pasta and BBQ sauces are available from The Scullery's online shop.

www.thescullery.ie 

Burren Smokehouse 

Smoked Irish organic salmon and gift hampers can be delivered to you or loved ones not only at Christmas or make up your own bespoke hamper on their website.

https://www.burrensmokehouse.com/ 

Pepperazzi 

Some fabulous food photography and a book featuring different craft local drink makers with recipes.

https://www.pepperazzi.ie/ 

Clonakilty Distillery 

A maritime distillery founded by the Scully family in 2016, the family grows their own barley and mature whiskey on the farm by the ocean’s edge.

www.clonakiltydistillery.ie 

Velo Coffee Roasters 

Velo Coffee Roasters are a multi award-winning business who roast a mix of single origins along with their own original blends in their roastery on the fringe of Cork City.

www.velocoffee.ie

TOYS & KIDS CLOTHES 

Mary’s Toymaster 

Mary’s is a family-run toyshop in Macroom and Ballincollig with toys for all budgets and tastes, from Lego to LOL.

www.marys.ie 

Thinking Toys 

Thinking Toys provides a range of products for children with special needs or learning difficulties. It was set up by the parents of a child who has special needs and aims to help other parents in similar situations to find suitable toys for their children.

https://thinkingtoys.ie/ 

Pinocchio’s 

Christel Stansfeld, owner Pinocchio's toy store.
Christel Stansfeld, owner Pinocchio's toy store.

This Cork institution specialises in traditional, mostly wooden, toys and offers smart, quality toys to suit all ages, tastes and prices. Pinocchio’s has a nationwide shipping rate of €7.

https://www.pinocchios.ie/ 

Pitter Patter Nursery 

Pitter Patter Nursery is a family run business in the heart of Nenagh town. It stocks a range of nursery products and toys that are built to last.

https://pitterpatter.ie/ 

JKC Toymaster 

A sister shop to Pitter Patter, JKC Toymaster is running is Christmas club and says deliveries will continue to arrive until Christmas. Customers can pay a deposit and pay off the balance over the phone ahead of Christmas. Online shopping is also available at https://pitterpatter.ie/ 

J Joyce & Co 

J Joyces is a craft and hobby shop, specialising in traditional crafts, games and gifts. It is offering a mail order and delivery service. Phone 086-2261508 or email johnfromjoyces@gmail.com.

http://joycescork.ie 

BabyBoo.ie 

A BabyBoo bib. 
A BabyBoo bib. 

Cork-based BabyBoo provides drool-busting bandana bibs for babies, toddlers and children. Their christmas range is now available, including personalised bandana bibs and cosy flannel pyjamas, plus a 12 Days of Christmas luxury gift box.

https://babyboo.ie/

HairyBaby.com 

HairyBaby is known for its Irish slang-based attire for adults, but did you know they have a great range of kids’ clothes too? What child doesn’t want a t-shift that says ‘Nana said I can’ and you’ll have everyone oohing when you get your baby niece a babygrow that says ‘Dote’.

https://www.hairybaby.com/ 

World Of Wonder Toys 

An independent toy and nursery retailer, World of Wonder Toys has six shops across Munster (Clonmel, Ennis, Nenagh, Killarney, Mallow and Cork city) and offers a selection of products online too.

www.worldofwondertoys.ie 

Little Ones 

Little Ones is a traditional wooden toy and children's gift store. You will find their classic toys online and they also have a baby range, called 'Millie and Me'

www.littleones.ie 

Lilly and Bright 

Colourful gifts, prints and handknits for children are available from Lilly and Bright’s Etsy store.

https://www.etsy.com/ie/shop/LillyandBright

Tara's Childrenswear 

Tara’s is an independent children's clothing store that has been in business for 32 years in Clonakilty. Stocking clothing for newborns up to 16yrs, there is a beautiful selection available for all ages. Tara's stocks a variety of brands including Timberland, Billie blush, Babyboo, Babybol and many more 

https://www.taraschildrenswear.com

The Baby Shop 

Based in Wilton Shopping Centre, The Baby Shop specialises in personalising baby gifts, Christmas products, pyjamas, ornaments, babygros mugs, aprons and much much more with worldwide delivery.

https://www.personaliseme.ie 

Rearfacing.ie 

A retailer of child car seats, specialising in extended rear-facing car seats based in Ballybunion, Co. Kerry. Rearfacing.ie helps you find a car seat that suits your child, vehicle and family needs and provides virtual installation support for our customers. Operating both for online orders and in-person appointments in North Kerry.

https://www.rearfacing.ie

Mods and Minis 

This family-run business with five shops in Munster sells baby and children's wear plus baby gifts. Brands stocked include Name It and BabyBol. Delivery is €3.95 to anywhere in Ireland and click and collect is available. There is free gift wrapping and a personal shopper available over the phone.

https://www.modsandminis.ie

SPORT & HOBBIES 

Vibes & Scribes 

Vibes and Scribes, Bridge Street, Cork. Picture Dan Linehan. 
Vibes and Scribes, Bridge Street, Cork. Picture Dan Linehan. 

Know a knitter, a crafter, a designer or an artist? You need to check out Vibes and Scribe’s online offerings. From wool to paint, you’ll find everything you need for your creative friends this Christmas.

https://www.vibesandscribes.ie/ 

Cork Button Company 

Another handy spot for knitters and seamstresses, both professional and amateur. The Cork Button Company on Pope’s Quay sells buttons (duh!), zips, wool and other accessories.

https://www.corkbuttoncompany.ie/

The Bike Shed, Dennehy’s Cross 

Thinking of gifting an electric bike? A popular choice is this Raleigh Motus Tour Crossbar Derailleur Electric Hybrid Bike - available from The Bike Shed, Cork. 
Thinking of gifting an electric bike? A popular choice is this Raleigh Motus Tour Crossbar Derailleur Electric Hybrid Bike - available from The Bike Shed, Cork. 

The Bike Shed sells all sorts of bikes, from high-end road bikes, popular e-bikes, hybrids and second-hand bikes. They’re on Santa’s official bike shop list for kids' bikes, so kids should check them out before writing that letter. They also have lots of accessories, from cute bells to bike-themed cufflinks for the bike lover in your family.

Find the Bike Shed on Facebook or https://thebikeshed.ie/

Mycro Sportsgear 

Mycro Sportsgear build strong, compact and comfortable hurling and camogie helmets. All hurling helmets are made in Ballincollig, Co. Cork using raw materials sourced locally.

www.mycrosport.com 

Torpey Hurleys 

Torpey hurleys are crafted from the finest Ash hardwood with care. Their products are sustainable. The hurleys made from FSC approved hardwood and all waste material is recycled and reused

www.torpeyhurleys.com

Backballer 

Is your back stiff since you started working from home or since you started that Couch to 5k challenge during lockdown? You might benefit from a Backballer, a dual-mounted foam roller made by Noel Marshall after 15 years of chronic back pain following a running injury.

https://backballer.com/ 

Mad Jessie 

When Waterford-based Marie-Jeanne slipped two discs in her lower back and spent almost two years bed bound between waiting for surgery and then going through recovery, she found her wardrobe options were boring, badly made leggings. She started drawing designs and soon Mad jessie was born, a range of hand-drawn, colourful, fun, unique leggings.

https://www.madjessie.com/ 

Cummins Sports 

An Irish, family-run company, Cummins Sports is now online and serving customers across the country. It offers high quality goods from the leading sports brands at great value prices.

https://www.cumminssports.ie
 

Cork Printmakers 

Maeve Lynch, Gallery and Outreach Manager, Emma O'Hara, Studio Manager and Aideen Quirke , Director of the Cork Printmakers on Wandesford Quay, Cork. Picture Dan Linehan. 
Maeve Lynch, Gallery and Outreach Manager, Emma O'Hara, Studio Manager and Aideen Quirke , Director of the Cork Printmakers on Wandesford Quay, Cork. Picture Dan Linehan. 

Know someone creative who’d love to get their hands inky? Consider a voucher for a Cork printmakers course or workshop. Typical courses include screenprinting classes, a book binding course and etching.

www.corkprintmakers.ie 

The Edge Sports 

Looking for something for that super-fit friend? The Edge Sports is the first dedicated triathlon shop to open in Ireland. It stocks activewear, bikes, goggles and more.

https://www.theedge-sports.com/ 

Bits N Bobs 

Bits N Bobs in Wilton Shopping Centre is a stationery, arts and crafts and toy shop. It has launched an online shop in the last few weeks with free delivery on orders over €25 at the moment.

www.bitsnbobs.ie

John Buckley Sports 

Celebrating 40 years in business, John Buckley Sports is offering free nationwide delivery as well as a click and collect service.

johnbuckleysports.com

Flex in the City 

With vouchers for pilates classes and bespoke wellness plans at Flex in the City, you or a loved one can enjoy a healthy start to 2021.

https://flexinthecity.ie/

Jelly Fish Surf Shop 

You can stock up on surfing gear and clothes from this shop in Clonakilty, Co Cork.

https://jellyfishsurfshop.com

Seanchoill Sports Complex 

This Co Clare facility has gift vouchers for gym membership and gift vouchers for two players to enjoy their outdoor 18-hole FootGolf.

http://seanchoillsportscomplex.ie/

Silkes Arts & Crafts 

 Anything from a set of kids' colouring pencils, through kit for making your own Christmas cards, to art essentials such as easels and oils and acrylics — you'll find them all at Silkes of Catherine St in Limerick. Delivery is free within the Midwest [Limerick, Clare & Tipperary], and all over Ireland on orders worth €75 and over.

https://www.silkes.ie/ 

Cork Art Supplies 

Cork Art Supplies' online shop has terrific gift inspiration for hard-to-buy-for youngsters, as well as every conceivable bit of equipment for sculpting, painting, drawing, or fine art printmaking — whether you're a serious artist, or just starting out like the rest of us. They offer both click and collect from their Princes St store in Cork, and free delivery on orders over €50.

https://corkartsupplies.com/

A Sportsman’s Dream 

A sports shop in Nenagh with more than 35 years experience. The company concentrates on supplying technical sportswear, equipment and services to athletes.

https://www.asportsmansdream.ie

Wild Side Sports 

An outdoor sports shop in Bandon, Co Cork, specialising in hiking and surfing equipment plus selling gorgeous women’s parkas and kids fleeces.

https://wildsidesports.ie/ 

Kinsale Pottery and Arts Centre 

Classes and courses for adults and children are available and Christmas vouchers for all our activities can be purchased online.

https://www.kinsaleceramics.com 

Himalaya Yoga Valley 

Himalaya Yoga Valley is now Ireland’s largest online yoga studio. It provides over 100 live classes and offers over 50 on-demand videos to clients from just €19.99 a month. Gift vouchers are available for purchase online and all gift vouchers are 10% off for the months of November and December.

https://himalayayogaonline.com/

MAKEUP & BEAUTY 

LUNA by Lisa 

LUNA by Lisa is an Irish beauty brand launched in 2017 by Cork-based Lisa Jordan. The brand comprises an exciting range of hair treatments and makeup products, and employs almost 30 people.

www.lunabylisa.ie

The Bia Collection 

Once known as Bia Beauty, the brand created by Cork woman Tracy Ryan has evolved snce it was acquired by Codex Beauty. It harnesses the untapped power of indigenous Irish botanicals and cutting-edge, green technology to make a range of skincare products.

https://eu.codexbeauty.com/pages/bia-collection 

Trish’s Honey Products 

Creator and founder Trish is a third generation beekeeper who has formulated a unique skinCare range infused with beeswax and honey. It has a wide range of organic skincare products including organic facial balm, organic body balm, hand creams and more!

https://trishshoneyproducts.com/ 

Burren Perfumery 

The Burren Perfumery is a family company that is run at a small scale. Its online store has a full range of perfumes, body lotions, soaps and organic cosmetics. Shipping is free worldwide with orders over €70.

https://burrenperfumery.com 

Hennessy Hair and Beauty 

With over 35 years of business behind it, Hennessy Hair and Beauty is a leading supplier of professional hair and beauty products, equipment and furniture.

https://www.hennessyhb.ie/store/ 

Suds Johnson 

Suds Johnson sells all-natural and vegan-friendly skincare products. It offers a local pickup/dropoff option on its website for Cork city.

sudsjohnson.com

Little Red 

Little Red makes seaweed-based skincare using pure mountain spring water in the Boggeragh mountains in Co Cork.

https://www.littlered.ie/

3Degrees 

3Degrees in Blackpool, Cork city closed before this lockdown due to a fire on its premises but is selling haircare products on its website, including brands like Joico and Opalex.

https://3degrees.ie/shop/

Skin Formulas 

Created by Geraldine Jones, an aesthetician and clinic owner. Multi-function skincare products containing the highest levels of active ingredients. Loved and used by skincare professionals. Available from Meaghers, Cara, Shaws and online 

https://www.skinformulas.ie

Essence Of Beauty 

This Ballincollig business sells Image Skincare products, Advanced nutrition supplements and gift vouchers online. It offers Click and collect as well as delivery options.

https://www.essenceofbeauty.ie/

Anner Beauty 

Online beauty retailer that stocks lots of great Irish brands. Gift sets and hampers available for Christmas presents.

https://www.annerbeauty.com/

Devereaux Beauty Clinic 

There’s nothing like a bit of ‘self-care’ in the form of an indulgent spa day. Based in Douglas, Co Cork, Devereaux offers body treatments, facials, manicures and more.

https://www.devereauxbeautyclinic.com 

KARiZMA Hairdressing Salon 

The Skibbereen-based salon is selling products online with click and collect available.

https://www.karizma.ie 

The Greene Room Hair Salon 

This salon, which has locations in Co Clare and Co Tipperary is selling a broad range of haircare products online.

https://www.greeneroom.ie/

ART, CULTURE & MUSIC 

Wild Design Collective 

Wild Design has unique, original, inspirational and bespoke products made by a variety of Irish designers. It has a Click & Collect service and a new virtual shopping experience.

www.wilddesign.ie 

The Everyman 

The Everyman stage. Picture: Jed Niezgoda
The Everyman stage. Picture: Jed Niezgoda

Vouchers are available from the Everyman Theatre or you can really spoil someone by sponsoring a seat. For €300 you get a dedicated plaque, a special certificate and a photo of the plaque on the seat plus 10% off a membership scheme and invitations to season launches.

www.everymancork.com 

Crawford Art Gallery 

Although the Crawford Art Gallery is closed, its shop remains open online, Treat someone to books, prints or even a tiny paper model of the Crawford.

https://crawfordartgallery.ie/gallery-shop/ 

Ceramifique 

A unique collection of contemporary homeware and porcelain jewellery made by French artist Jean-Philippe Levillain and Irish artist Jennifer Ahern in their ceramic and fine art studios in Ballyvolane.

https://www.ceramifique.com/store 

Glucksman 

Find creative gifts at the Glucksman’s online shop. With puzzles, notebooks and Irish design pieces, it’s a handy spot to stock up on a few fancy gifts.

https://www.glucksmanshop.com 

Coastguard Creatives 

Coastguard Creatives is a collective of craftworkers, artists and designers who all live in Co Waterford. Bespoke pieces like candles, crockery, hoodies and jewellery are available in their online shop.

https://coastguardcreatives.ie 

MusicZone 

Music Zone in Douglas is Munster's largest stockist of vinyl records, new and used. Pre-orders, new releases and special offers are available online.

https://musiczone.ie/ 

Bunker Vinyl 

Know a music lover? Bunker Vinyl is offering vouchers or a chance to pre-order records. For enquiries about prices and availability send them a message on Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/bunkervinyl

Ciaraíoch 

Kerry artist Ciaraíoch is selling her striking prints online. Choose from a striking ode to Fungie, prints or Irish legends and more on her website.

https://www.ciaraioch.com 

Dynamite Studio 

Jason O’Gorman’s illustrated prints of Cork maps, slang, iconic buildings, landscapes, place names, superheroes and fun stuff are available online. They can be shipped worldwide and there’s free shipping within Ireland.

https://www.jasonogorman.ie/ 

SIAR Photography 

A contemporary Irish landscape and Irish culture photographic product company, SIAR Photography has launched its Christmas collection and ventured into notebooks, tote bags and cards.

https://siarphotography.ie/

Cora Murphy 

Cora Murphy is a fine art painter based in Cork City. She sells her originals plus limited edition prints and art gift sets online.

www.coramurphy.com

Siopa Ceoil 

Trading since 1973, Ben O'Neill's shop in Dungarvan, Co Waterford, is an agent for top-class audio and video kit and musical instruments, but is best known for its huge range of CDs, DVDs, BluRays, vinyl, and even cassettes, specialising in pre-orders, rarities, and collectables. Free delivery nationwide for three items or more, and free click and collect.

https://siopaceoil.com

Blue Badger Studio 

This West Cork-based animal portrait artist sells pet portraits and customisable art prints

https://www.bluebadgerstudio.ie

Stephen Hayes Photography 

An award-winning fine art photographer from Clonakilty, Stephen sells his work as open edition, limited edition and HD metal prints.

https://www.stephenhayesphotography.com

Kieran Hayes Photography 

Kieran is selling photography prints and photography gift vouchers online, and also doing online photography courses and classes.

https://www.landscapephotographyireland.com

Giles Norman Photography 

In business in Kinsale for over 30 years, Giles Norman’s online gallery has a range of gifts on offer, including signed copies of his latest photography book, Wild Atlantic Way, and framed photographs and calendars. The online shop is is offering worldwide shipping and a click and collect service.

https://gilesnorman.com/

Inked Roseli 

Based in Cork city, Inked Roseli offers personalised prints and cards for all occasions, hand painted with metallic details.

https://www.inkedroseli.com 

I am of Ireland 

This online shop also has a gallery just outside Youghal, Co Cork. It profiles high quality Irish art and craft to include textiles, silver, blown glass, willow baskets, ceramics, and rare examples of Irish country furniture and collaborates with exceptional craft makers to bring about new designs such as their Aran jumper designed in collaboration with Mary Moriarty and made to measure.

https://www.iamofireland.ie 

Waterville Photography Gallery 

Beautiful photography, photo gifts, walking tours, and gift vouchers for photos from Skellig to Sarajevo; Waterville to Wyoming. Gifts from pillows to plexiglass; matted prints to mugs; canvas to custom cards, plus Christmas cards are available. Collection or delivery available and they ship to USA and UK.

https://www.TodayInIreland.com 

Jessica Ivy 

Cork artist Jessica uses charcoal and soft pastels to paint ethereal scenes of wildlife. A great gift idea for a nature-lover.

https://www.jessicaivy.ie 

Urban Fabric 

The Limerick based art studio produces vibrantly coloured prints of Orla Hickey's sketches, depicting iconic Irish buildings, streets and much loved landmarks throughout Ireland.

www.urbanfabric.ie 

Dennis Horgan 

Cork Native Dennis specialises in aerial photography and his collection includes stunning images from all over Ireland. His website showcases the range of prints he has available, as well as his book Cork From The Air.

www.dennishorgan.ie

FASHION 

Silk Peaches 

A mix of designer clothing, accessories and designer hats along with a contemporary mix of beautiful casual pieces.

www.silkpeaches.ie 

Love Cherish 

With over 18 exclusive labels, Love Cherish carries a range of styles from glam nights out on the town dresses and tops, to chic comfy casuals.

www.lovecherish.com 

Miss Daisy Blue 

Miss Daisy Blue is an online vintage shop based in Cork. Their vintage items are available on Depop and Etsy.

https://www.missdaisyblue.com 

Lee Valley 

All of Lee Valley’s designs draw inspiration from the local landscape. Choose from the soft flannel grandfather shirts, flannel nightwear as well as several styles of coats, jackets, tweeds, and hats.

https://leevalleyireland.com/ 

Ruby Robin Boutique 

Ruby Robin designs botanical keepsakes, thoughtful gifts and real flower jewellery.

https://rubyrobinboutique.com/ 

Mireog 

Eco-friendly artistic designs made in Co Waterford and inspired by the Irish language, folklore and natural world.

https://www.mireog.ie/ 

On The Verge 

Run by a French designer based in Ireland, On The Verge sells kimonos, jackets, cardigans, leather skirts, scarves, belts and more.

https://www.onthevergeonline.com/ 

Enibas 

Sabine Lenz and her husband Len make magical jewellery which is usually sold at their two West Cork shops in Schull, Kinsale. Their collection is also online.

www.enibas.com 

Jasmine Boutique

Jasmine has clothes for all occasions and has lots on offer for everyday wardrobes as well as special occasions.

https://www.jasminetralee.com 

Phat Poly 

Jewellery from Phat Poly. 
Jewellery from Phat Poly. 

Phat Poly is home to a range of colourful, unique and interesting pieces of jewellery made by Kayleigh in Waterford city.

https://www.phatpoly.ie/ 

NDS Jewellery 

NDS Jewellery is a small, one-woman business based in Kilmichael, Co Cork. It hand-makes individual, one-off pieces using recycled precious metals and responsibly sourced gemstones.

www.ndsjewellery.com

White Feather Boutique 

White Feather Boutique is an independent boutique in Limerick offering a smart/casual, unique and affordable line of clothing.

www.whitefeather.ie/

Shoozz 

For footwear and accessories, Shoozz in Mallow, Co Cork is selling a range of ladies shoes, handbags and gifts online.

www.shoozz.ie

Sallyann’s Bags 

These are handmade bags made from showerproof fabrics and recycled denim.

https://sallyannsbags.com/

Gooseberry Boutique 

An independent store in Clonakilty with click and collect or next day delivery, Gooseberry Boutique offers an alternative style to that in high street chain stores.

https://www.gooseberry.ie

Verso 

This shop based in Cork is home to everyday casual wear and dresses, plus the Verso leggings.

https://versofashions.com/

DANA jewellery 

Anne-Louise saves old vinyl records from going to landfill and upcycles them into unique wearable art.

www.danajewellery.com

My Unique Ring by Tuula 

This platform gives couples the freedom to design their very own engagement ring, which can then be crafted by expert goldsmith, Tuula Harrington in her studio in Cork 

https://myuniquering.ie

West Cork Casting Studio 

A bespoke piece of fingerprint jewellery from €85 is a beautiful way of keeping the ones you love close to heart this Christmas and sure to be a unique gift.

https://www.westcorkcastingstudio.ie

Sewing Wild Seams 

Lyndsay makes sustainable, inclusive and affordable underwear from her hometown near Lough Derg in Co. Tipperary.

https://sewingwildseams.com/

Kennys Jewellers 

Looking for some jewellery for someone special this Christmas? Pop Kenny’s Jewellers a message on Facebook and you can get something delivered or avail of click-and-collect from their Oliver Plunkett Street shop.

https://www.facebook.com/Kennysjewellerscork/

Pebbles Designs 

Casual clothing from both Irish and European labels in Schull, including pure wool knitwear such as scarves and hats, shoes and lots more.

stella@pebblesdesigns.net 

O'Flynn's Footwear 

A shoe shop in Mallow, Co Cork selling shoes for every occasion.

https://www.oflynnsfootwear.ie

Fab Fillies 

 Based in East Cork for women who need nothing but love pretty things! We've got comfy clothing, contemporary jewellery and ladies accessories with a little twist.

https://www.fabfillies.com

West Cork Stones 

Handmade pendants created with locally sourced beach stones. Wrapped in copper/silver plated wire with adjustable leather cords.

https://www.etsy.com/ie/shop/westcorkstones

Luna Maille 

Designing handcrafted chainmail inspired jewellery from silver, gold and ethically sourced gemstones.

https://www.giftedfromireland.com/pages/seller-profile/luna_maille

Hot Knickers Lingerie 

Handmade to order lingerie for women of all body shapes and sizes. Designer made in Clonakilty. Collect from the studio or shop online https://www.hotknickerslingerie.com

Charisma Fashions 

 An independent boutique based in Charleville town offering click and collect and next day delivery service.

https://www.charismafashions.ie

Nóirín's Boutique 

Based in Millstreet, Co. Cork, Nóirín's pecialises in ladies fashions size 8-18, cute baby wear and ladies accessories. Postal delivery or a click and collect service are available on its new website 

https://www.noirins.ie

Alison Roe Millinery 

Beautiful handmade headbands, feather hat pins, fur collars, face masks and bespoke millinery.

https://www.alisonroe.ie 

Dalton Jewellers 

A family run jewellery business serving the public of Dungarvan and surrounding area with excellent service and a smile since 1979.

https://www.daltonjewellers.ie 

Options Boutique 

 This Clonakilty shop has lots of choice for women, from nighttime glamour with dresses and tops to casual wear and leisure wear.

https://optionsboutique.ie/ 

Moroney’s Footwear 

The Clonmel based shoe-shop is known far and wide for its famous selections of the best footwear labels. Open during their normal business hours for all requests, call & collect orders, including enquiries.

https://www.moroneysfootwear.com 

The Sewing Shed 

This Kerry business has just opened an online store and moved into a new shop. Christmas present options include hobby gift boxes.

https://www.thesewingshed.ie/ 

East 73rd 

With two shops in Ballybunion and Castleisland, this lifestyle boutique sells a range of clothing, shoes, accessories, jewellery & more. Click and collect is available on Saturdays between 11am and 12pm.

https://www.east73rd.ie 

Lily & Clara

Lily & Clara is a fabulous destination ladies boutique based in Ballincollig, Cork. Established 15 years ago offering a perfectly curated selection of European & international labels. A marvellous mix of both casual and occasion wear. Click & collect service and courier service available. Have a look online or on Facebook & Instagram.

www.lilyandclara.ie

Kinsale Leather 

Dee Mangan began Kinsale Leather in 2014 with the aim of creating lifelong leather companions. Our statement is allowing the simplicity of the design and the quality of the leather to speak for itself without the need for loud logos.

www.kinsaleleather.com 

Footloose Kinsale 

A shoe shop in the heart of Kinsale with ranges to suit all styles and fashions.

https://www.facebook.com/www.footloosekinsale/ 

Irish Dog Designs 

Dogs like to look good too! Ursula designs and knits sweaters and hats for dogs in Cork and posts worldwide.

https://irishdogdesigns.com 

Blarney Woollen Mills 

Aran sweaters, Celtic jewellery, Irish gifts and beautiful home products can be found at this Cork institution’s online shop.

https://www.blarney.com/

HOME 

Ester’s Aromas 

Christmas gifts from Esther's Aromas. Shop local
Christmas gifts from Esther's Aromas. Shop local

Handmade bath melts, wax melts and body butters made using a unique blend of cocoa butter, shea butter and essential oils.

www.estersaromas.com 

Milis 

Created by oncology nurse Fiona Young in Waterford, Milis, specialises in scented homeware products, with each scent being inspired by family, friends, and special occasions 

https://mymilis.com/ 

Ardmore Pottery and Gallery 

Ardmore Pottery & Gallery is home to two generations of the Lincoln family potters. Their work sells alongside the art and craft of over 150 other Irish makers. Email katie@ardmorepottery.com for information about ordering.

https://www.ardmorepottery.com/ 

Candlemania 

Unique handmade candles, incense sticks, essential oils, tealights are among the stock at Candelmania, plus Yankee Candles - the go-to gift when you don’t know what to buy your mum.

https://candlemania.ie/ 

Meadows & Byrne 

Irish brands and great gifts are available at Meadows & Byrne’s 13 stores, which will remain open for Click & Collect. Online shopping is also available. 

www.meadowsandbyrne.com.

Love the Mug 

While not technically a Munster-based brand, Love The Mug’s collaboration with Sabrina Hill, owner of Kopper Hair Salon in Cork, caught our eye for all the right reasons. All four mugs in the collection can be bought individually or together in a gift set.

https://lovethemug.com/ 

Charlie Mahon 

Everything Charlie Mahon sells is handmade, hand painted, and fired in my his kiln in Cork. His striking pieces include the Mackerel Collection along with the Gra Heart and the Witty Sheep Collection.

www.charliemahon.com 

Coach House Dingle 

This shop is home to stylish interior accessories and furnishings, unique Irish design and special gifts.

https://coachhousedingle.com 

CorkIDoodleDo 

Jill sketches the eye-catching buildings and streetscapes of Cork, revealing the city’s architectural grandeur and heritage, one doodle at a time.

https://corkidoodledo.com/ 

Fervor And Hue 

If you’re looking for a gift for someone with an eye for interiors, check out Fervour and Hue’s branded homeware, interior finishings, and lifestyle accessories.

https://fervorandhue.com/ 

Mimi And Martha 

Behind this online interiors and lifestyle shop based in Limerick are mother and daughter duo, Mimi And Martha. Their shop sells exceptional design from Ireland and abroad.

www.mimiandmartha.com

Mr Kite Designs 

Cork-based Mr Kite Designs makes homewares, mainly lampshades, lamps and cushions which are sold online.

www.mrkitedesigns.com

Bumblebee Flower Farm 

Treat a loved one to a bouquet subscription or pick up a DIY wreath kit from Bumblebee Flower Farm in West Cork.

https://bumblebeeflowerfarm.ie/

Laura Vaughan Design Studio 

Interior homeware textile designer and lampshade maker Laura Vaughan is in Ennis and has curated a range of Irish products in her shop.

http://lauravaughan.ie/

Galtee Resin Art 

Husband and wife team, William and Siobhan create resin art on wooden serving boards and candle blocks.

www.galteeresinart.com

Fabricate Ireland 

An award-winning lampshade maker and textile artist, Karen has a selection of unique handmade gifts available in her online shop.

https://fabricateireland.com/

Irish Crafts 

This craft store carries almost 150 Irish brands in Doolin. They ship worldwide and until Level 5 lifts they are selling their products online https://www.irishcraftsonline.com 

Wild Atlantic Living 

Based in Kilrush in west Clare, Wild Atlantic Living has a range of handpicked goods for you to enjoy or to give as gifts to your loved ones.

https://wildatlanticliving.com/

Listowel Garden Centre 

The garden centre in Listowel, Co Kerry is selling Christmas decorations, plants, clothing, gifts and more online during Level 5.

https://listowelgardencentre.ie/ 

The Old Mill Stores 

A fabulous selection of homeware, designer interiors pieces and very unusual gifts, plus a lovely selection of Irish crafts, prints and Christmas decorative pieces in Connonagh, Leap. The old Mill has an online shop as well as offering click and collect and phone orders.

https://theoldmillstores.ie/

Copper Coast Woodcrafts 

A timber and copper craft company based in Tramore, Co Waterford, they are producing an array of unique serving boards and platters, sushi boards and chopsticks, retro-style bent nail beer bottle openers, wine bottle and glass carriers and even skateboards this festive season. Prices range from €15 to €180 plus delivery.

https://www.coppercoastwoodcrafts.ie/

Inchydoney Candles 

Candles and soaps and all sorts of scented loveliness. Made in Inchydoney, West Cork 

https://inchydoneycandles.ie/

Paradise Flowers 

 A florist shop in Bantry, West Cork offering online orders and click and collect.

https://www.paradiseflowers.ie

Equanimity Art

Personalised watercolour paintings of homes, venues and people.

https://www.facebook.com/customillustrations.ie

Houston Office Supplies & Furniture 

A family-run Cork firm in its 100th year, Houstons supply everything for your office or home office. From ink or toner cartridges to a complete office fit-out, check out the websites, email, or call to speak to an expert.

https://www.houston.ie https://www.corkofficesuplies.ie

Salvagem 

Salvagem is offering some unique and wonderful antiques, fine furniture and curios online. Contactless collection and delivery are available.

https://www.salvagem.ie

Bad Ass Cushions 

 Established in Cork in 2019, this company sells premium quality fun and funky cushions.

https://www.badasscushions.ie 

Natasha Rocca Devine Interiors and La Bougie 

The Secret Garden candle by Natasha Rocca Devine has hints of lavender, honey and musk, and is made in La Bougie candlemakers, Co Cork.

https://www.theinteriorsnrd.com 

Lucy Hagerty creates scents in the West Cork perfumery using prized aromatics and botanical oils from around the world.

https://www.labougie.com 

Red Balloon 

Send the gift of happiness with a personalised balloon in a box. You can design your bespoke balloon with a personal message. The ‘colour in’ balloon boxes are delivered nationwide.

https://www.redballooncork.com 

Cork Christmas Trees 

Looking for a fresh Christmas tree? Why not click and collect, choose delivery or visit of the sites in Centre Park Road or Ovens to view the range.

https://www.corkchristmastrees.com 

The Wild Felter 

Irish wildlife gift, art & homeware business all made by Molly Ellis. Shop a range of ceramics, art and local maker gift ranges online or collect. Ethical & eco friendly range.

https://www.thewildfelter.ie 

Cottage Garden Centre 

A wide range of gifts available online from the gift shop, and it also offers click and collect for garden accessories and plant stock. Gifts and flowers for all occasions.

https://www.cottagegardencentre.ie 

Peigin Crowley 

Bring wellness home with Ground, made in small batches by Peigin in Ovens, Co Cork. The range includes natural aromatherapy oils and balms for face and body.

https://groundwellbeing.com/

HOTEL VOUCHERS 

Falls Hotel, Co Clare 

https://www.fallshotel.ie/

Castlemartyr, Co Cork 

Brendan Comerford, general manager, and the team at Castlemartyr Resort Hotel, Co. Cork. Picture Denis Minihane.

https://www.castlemartyrresort.ie/ 

Sheen Falls, Co Kerry 

https://www.sheenfallslodge.ie/

The Savoy, Limerick 

https://www.savoylimerick.com/ 

Montenotte Hotel, Co Cork 

https://www.themontenottehotel.com/ 

The Dean, Co Cork 

https://thedean.ie/cork/

Park Kenmare, Co Kerry 

https://www.parkkenmare.com/ 

Faithlegg Hotel, Waterford 

https://www.faithlegg.com/ 

Ballykisteen Golf Hotel, Co Tipperary 

https://www.ballykisteenhotel.com/ 

The Armada Hotel, Co Clare 

https://www.armadahotel.com/ 

Hotel Minella, Co. Tipperary

https://www.hotelminella.com/

The Metropole Hotel, Co Cork 

https://www.themetropolehotel.ie/

Original Irish Hotels 

A collection of 60 local independently owned country houses , castles and boutique hotels across Ireland. There are 19 hotels in Munster. Gift vouchers are available to purchase online and can be emailed or posted in a lovely gift box 

https://www.originalirishhotels.com

Castle Hotel Macroom 

Online vouchers available for purchase. 

https://www.castlehotel.ie

Go Anywhere Gift Card 

A gift card for hundreds of participating hotels and guesthouses around Ireland.

https://Irelandhotels.com 

The Europe Hotel & Resort 

Treat someone special to a relaxing stay, a spa treatment or a beautiful dining experience with gift cards from €50.

https://www.theeurope.com 

Fota Island Resort 

Gift vouchers available for this five-star hotel in Co Cork https://www.fotaisland.ie 

The Dunloe Hotel & Gardens 

Gift cards are available from €50 to treat someone to a relaxing stay or a sumptuous dining experience overlooking the Gap of Dunloe.

https://www.thedunloe.com

STOCKING FILLERS 

Chou’s Cottage 

A wide selection of gifts handmade in Ireland by small designer is available at this Tipperary shop.

https://chouscottage.com/ 

Unbound 

A boutique gift shop based in Cork city and Killarney, Unbound has unique, unusual, quirky and beautiful gifts.

https://unbound.ie/
 

Badly Made Books 

They’re not that bad, really. The notebooks and planners made In Friar Street are made from recycled materials like old takeaway coffee cups.

https://www.badlymadebooks.com/ 

Nano Nagle Place 

The gift shop at Nano Nagle Place is a treasure trove of unique Irish - and particularly Cork - gifts made locally. They’ve promised an online shop will be available during Level 5 and we’re keeping our eyes peeled for it.

https://nanonagleplace.ie/ 

Avokado & Co 

If you want a gift with an Irish saying or expression, you should shop here. They also offer personalised gifts.

https://avokadoandco.com/ 

Naoi 

Paper you can wear sounds cool, right? (asks the newspaper). Namitha works with paper of different colours and textures and turns them into pieces you can wear or things for everyday use.

https://www.naoistore.com/ 

Dots And Daisy 

Made in Cork, these are bespoke handcrafted wall art and gifts. There’s even a personalised face mask bag, for the full 2020 Christmas experience.

dotsanddaisy@gmail.com

https://instagram.com/dotsanddaisygifts
 

TableTop 

Surely most families play board games at Christmas? Why not shake things up with a new game from TableTop? No more family arguments over Monopoly, yay!

https://tabletopcork.ie/shop/ 

Bébhínn 

Using Irish linen and merino wool, Bébhínn is the result of its founder’s passion for Irish produce and sustainable clothing.

www.bebhinn.ie 

Green Dot 

Green Dot is offering nationwide delivery plus click and collect from its Clonakilty store during Level 5. It also has gift boxes and care packages online, full of made-in-Ireland treasures that can be sent to your loved one’s door.

https://greendotdesignshop.com 

Fleur & Mimi 

Fleur & Mimi creates greeting cards and art prints and is based in Co Tipperary.

www.fleurandmimi.com/shop

Moher Cottage 

Moher Cottage is a destination gift and coffee shop in Liscannor Co. Clare. It sells own fudge, photography gifts and lots of Irish made gifts online. 

http://mohercottage.com

Dice And Counters 

Dice and Counters is an online-only board game website based in Mallow, Co Cork.

www.diceandcounters.com

Duo Ireland 

Duo Ireland, based on Denmark Street in Limerick city, has lots of eco-friendly products, from water bottles to skincare and cleaning products, It is selling sustainable Christmas gift boxes, which will launch next month.

www.duoireland.com

AHR Designs 

Anne Harrington is making beautiful items in West Cork, including cushions, face masks and tote bags, which are available online.

anneharringtonreesdesigns.ie

The Bigger Picture 

The Bigger Picture has printing services and an online shop where you can find great gifts, from Instax cameras to personalised prints.

https://www.thebiggerpicture.ie

Isabel’s Place 

Based in Dungarvan, Co Waterford, Isabel’s Place is full of beautiful, unique, handcrafted pieces all made in Ireland. It is currently stocking over 30 Irish based makers.

isabelsplace.ie

Just Like Home 

An Irish company selling care-packages containing much-loved Irish products such as Barry’s Tea, Tayto Crisps, Cadburys Chocolate and Bisto Gravy to Irish expats living all over the world.

https://justlikehome.ie/ 

Vixi Gifting 

An independent online store based in Co Tipperary, Vixi Gifting stocks a large range of gift boxes filled with high-quality, vibrant, modern and unique products and brands that can’t be easily found on the high-street. 

vixigifting.com

Irish Examiner 

Keep up to date with local, national and international news with a subscription to the Irish Examiner. You can sign up for more content in our e-edition, or enjoy home delivery of the paper edition at no extra cost, nationwide, in collaboration with An Post.

https://www.irishexaminer.com/subscribe/

The Messy Brunette 

Maura is based in Tipperary. She designs and makes hand-painted wood jewellery along with hand embroidery kits.

https://www.themessybrunette.com

GG Design 

Gillian Tobin runs GG Designs in Cashel Co. Tipperary and makes mixed media personalised gifts to order for big and small occasions. Orders can be made through her Facebook page.

https://www.facebook.com/gillyggdesigns 

GIRLvsThread 

Made in Cork, these are modern pieces of handmade embroidery as well as patterns. Kevina’s work is available on Etsy.

https://www.etsy.com/ie/shop/GirlvsThread

Orla O Visual Art 

Looking for a very 2020 stocking filler? Cork artist Orla designs and makes handmade porcelain pieces and she has added a Christmas tree decoration to her shop with a very important message: Wash your hands.

https://www.orlaovisual.ie/

Moulded Memories 

 3D casting for babies, older children, families, anniversaries, milestone celebrations, etc run by two former ladies Gaelic footballers who are based in Co. Clare and Co. Laois. Gift vouchers can be purchased for any amount.

https://www.moulded-memories.com

Wonky Cards 

A wide range of greeting cards, prints and mugs for all occasions, Wonky Cards was launched in July, is based in Waterford and ships worldwide.

https://www.wonkycards.eu

Grey Heron 

Grey Heron in Bandon, West Cork has an online shop filled with Christmas gift suggestions, local art, homewares and more.

https://www.greyheronwestcork.ie

SeaFern Kinsale 

From pieces by innovative jewellery designers to modern apothecary, there’s a large selection of goods available online from SeaFern.

https://shopseafern.com 

Electrolite.ie 

Based in Douglas, Co Cork, this Irish home electronics shop is in business since 2003. There are plenty of gifting options available, including bluetooth speakers, gaming keyboards and mice, media players and more.

https://electrolite.ie 

Boardgamer.ie 

Owned and operated in Waterford, this online shop sells board games online.

http://boardgamer.ie/ 

Whistondale Gift Collection 

Handmade wax melts and room scents plus many more homely gifts.

https://www.whistondale.ie/ 

30 Seconds 

Made in Cork, 30 Seconds is the quick-thinking fast talking description game that is perfect for any group or family, big or small. It's simple to play and is easily enjoyed by all age groups.

https://www.30seconds.ie

CHARITIES TO SUPPORT 

The Donkey Sanctuary 

Lorcan. Picture: Donkey Sanctuary.
Lorcan. Picture: Donkey Sanctuary.

https://www.thedonkeysanctuary.ie/ 

Irish Dogs for the Disabled 

https://dogsfordisabled.ie/ 

SHARE 

http://sharecork.org/ 

BUMBLEance 

https://www.bumbleance.com/ 

SVP 

https://www.svp.ie/home.aspx

Breakthrough Cancer Research: 'The Shop That Nearly Wasn't'

Stocked with Irish products made by Irish survivors of cancer, this shop supports them as artists, authors, painters, jewellery designers while also supporting cancer research here in Ireland.

https://shopthatnearlywasnt.ie/

MS Ireland’s READaTHON 

MS Ireland hopes families and schools around the country will sign up and save one of Ireland’s oldest fundraising events during this difficult year. The Readathon begins on November 1.

https://www.msreadathon.ie

The Hope Foundation 

HOPE were delighted when Santa asked them to help deliver all his handwritten replies to the children of Ireland. The handwritten letter, which will be posted to your home in a Christmas envelope complete with Santa’s special stamp, costs just €10 for one letter, €15 for two letters and €20 for a personalised family one. Each letter will include a personalised certificate to confirm that your child is on Santa’s “nice” list!

https://www.hopeshop.ie/letter-from-santa/

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