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Gifting

GIVE AN IRISH GIFT

Every year we have the amazing opportunity to meet Irish makers from around the country from all corners of Ireland. From the Mourne mountains to the Dingle Peninsula. As this year has been a challenging one we believe nurturing our incredible Irish design talent and craftspeople is more important than ever. Here we have highlighted some of the most amazing gifts that offer something beautiful, natural and unique, and, because they are Irish, there's a story behind them too. Browse our curated selection of incredible gift ideas across fashion, beauty, living and food, we are sure you'll find something for everyone on your list...

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THE GIFT OF STYLE

Irish scarf gifts

The stories behind the brands...

Fiadh

Fiadh, a textile designer and hand weaver from Dingle, is passionate about the marriage of design and skilled craftsmanship. She says "These techniques have been used in Ireland and across the world since ancient times and I feel it is my responsibility and honour to be a part of bringing this craft into the future."

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Fiuise Scarf

FIADH

€55.00

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Eadach by Sara O'Neill

Looking for something uniquely Irish in more ways than one? Meet one of Brown Thomas’s favourite brand that has been stocked year after year for CREATE. Stylist and illustrator turned designer Sara O’Neill reimagine the myths and legends of her childhood in limited edition silk creations from statement scarfs to billowing kimonos.

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Silk Kimono

EADACH BY SARA O’NEILL

€890.00

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My Name is TED

Hand-stitched accessories that think about the user and keep up with the times, this is classic leather and suede craftsmanship for the modern world and based in Westmeath. Brendan McEvoy, with the help of his wife Kasia, decided to step into his grandfathers shoes (the aforementioned Ted) and learn his skills in leatherwork and the pair haven’t looked back since. Don’t miss their Georgian Dublin doors inspired handbags and handy clip on leather clad hand sanitisers.

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Door Crossbody Bag

MY NAME IS TED

€595.00

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KDK

An Irish company founded by sisters Keira and Dairine Kennedy, luxury cashmere scarves from KDK are inspired by the design duo's love of the Irish landscape and their respective backgrounds in painting, photography, jewellery design and sculpture.

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Connemara Silk Scarf

KDK

Now €65.00
Was €93.45

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Leyo

Galway-based mother-daughter duo Leah Tiernan and Orla Moore are the masterminds behind this L.A. worthy activewear offering focused on yoga. Think delicate detailing, form-fitting in warm neutrals and eye-catching neon tones. Just the thing to get your loved ones motivated for some self-care in the New Year.

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Clio Crop Top Bra

LEYO

€60.00

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GIFT OF DOWN TIME

Irish Gifts for the Home

The stories behind the brands...

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Mourne Textiles

Mourne Textiles was founded in the foothills of the Mourne Mountains, County Down, by Norwegian textile designer, Gerd Hay-Edie in 1954. Her iconic textile designs and pioneering weaving techniques became a staple of mid-century design. Today, the brand connect the designs of the past with modern influences, to create a collection of luxury home items from cushions, blankets and scarves.

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Mended Tweed Blanket Pink

MOURNE TEXTILES

€230.00

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Rebecca Killen

Ceramic designer and maker living and working in County Down, Rebecca Killen aims to create ceramic vases, dishes and bottles that evoke memories, a sense of nostalgia or serve as decorative pieces in the home to be used and treasured for years to come.

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Cobalt Milk and Sugar Set Rectangles

REBECCA KILLEN

€55.00

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Moon + Mellow

For Cliona of Moon + Mellow it all started with a dream, she says, " I love my bed, I love my sleep and I love nice things. For me, something as simple as a great night’s sleep can change everything. I have always had an obsession for finding the ultimate pyjamas. Beautiful fabric, comfortable feel, looks great and has that little bit of extra style and magic. Moon + Mellow pyjamas elevate this ordinary moment into something special. The simple pleasure of everyday luxury."

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Leopard Pyjamas

MOON + MELLOW

€190.00

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THE GIFT OF WELLBEING

Irish gifts that make you feel good

The Stories Behind The Brands...

Voya

Meet Mark & Kira Walton, the husband and wife co-founders behind VOYA Organic Beauty. The business began at a traditional seaweed bathing house in Strandhill village in 2000 and developed into a unique skincare and body brand, with organic facial products for specific skin concerns to home fragrances; offering the full VOYA spa experience at home.

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Home Spa Retreat Gift Set

VOYA

Now €48.00
Was €60.00

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The Handmade Soap Company

Handmade in Slane Village, The Handmade Soap company are a family business who pride themselves in natural handcrafted products. The gorgeous scents of their collections for the body and the soul are made with essential oils from nature's pantry.

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Body Lotion - Lemongrass and Cedarwood

THE HANDMADE SOAP CO.

€15.69

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Spotlight

Lisa and Dr. Vanessa Creaven the Irish dentists behind Spotlight Oral Care started in 2016 with the aim to create and educate via amazing oral care products. Noticing a lack of sustainability in the business they made it their mission to create oral care toothpaste tubes from sustainable sugar cane making them the world’s first ever 100% recyclable tube which has completely revolutionised the oral care industry.

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Bamboo Toothbrush

SPOTLIGHT

€3.89

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Rathbornes

Founded in Dublin in 1488, Rathbornes is the world's oldest candle company. for over 500 years Rathbornes candles have illuminated the streets, homes, lighthouses and churches of Ireland, and the candles which they produce today are still hand-crafted with many of the same skilled methods which they have used since the fifteenth century. Today they are still based in the heart of Dublin creating not only candles but diffusers and bath and body products that celebrate their rich heritage.

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Dublin Dusk Smoked Oud and Ozone Accords Luxury Candle

RATHBORNES 1488

€53.12

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Cloon Keen

Cloon Keen is a uniquely Irish perfumer. In today’s fast-paced world, Cloon Keen conjures a sense of timeless place and enduring culture through its lyrical and poetic scents. Everything is hand made in Galway. Oils come from renowned growers who share the same passion for the place. They know how weather, soil and the seasons can all affect the scent of raw materials. This is part of the magic.

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Frosted Moon Perfume 100ml

CLOON KEEN

€127.88

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Nature of Things

Beautifully crafted, natural essential oils created by Benoit Nicol, The Nature of Things is a Dublin-based company who source essential oils and absolutes that are organic certified and/or fair trade certified whenever possible and whatever the cost.

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Don't Stress Gift Set

THE NATURE OF THINGS

Now €35.20
Was €44.00

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Max Benjamin

Irish-owned Max Benjamin is run by run by siblings, Mark, David and Orla Van den Bergh in their studio in Enniskerry, County Wicklow. Their products are handmade in Ireland from 100% natural resources with wax which is a blend of soy and other renewable plant based materials containing no paraffin, is biodegradable and is a renewable and sustainable resource.

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Rose & Champagne Scented Candle

MAX BENJAMIN

€24.59

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La Bougie

La Bougie's artisan products are created by expert perfumer Lucy Hagerty who has perfected her craft for almost a decade. Her hand-poured candles have a devout following and she says working in her perfumery in Kinsale, Co Cork is where she is at her happiest.

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Sage & Bitter Orange Candle

LA BOUGIE

€24.59

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Ground

Ground is one of our latest native offerings with a motto to live by “bringing ritual home.” Founder, Peigin Crowley has created a collection of face balms and body oils that are 100% natural. Uniquely each product is paired with a signature ‘Grounding Ritual’ to help people craft moments of relaxation into their daily schedule. Sounds like this is exactly what we are craving this year.

Ground is coming soon to Brown Thomas Dublin and online.


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THE GIFT OF TASTE

Irish foodie gifts

The stories behind the brands...

Skelligs

Skelligs began like many other artisan chocolate makers on a kitchen table in Co Kerry. Michael and Amanda MacGabhann the founders have been mesmerising customers since the late 1990s with their amazing chocolate truffles, clusters, drops, bars, brittles, hot chocolates and even shoes.

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Irish Honey Bar

SKELLIGS CHOCOLATE CO.

€3.00

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Lismore Food Co

The Lismore Food Co have a family history in fine food and drink that stretches back some 200 years as grocers, bakers and wine and spirit merchants in both Cork city and Lismore, Co. Waterford. They continue this fine tradition of delivering excellence with delicious edible treats offering delectable, gourmand biscuits and shortbreads quite like no other.

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Caraway and Irish Seaweed Biscuits

LISMORE FOOD COMPANY

€6.50

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THE GIFT OF SPIRITS

Irish Glassware Gifts

The stories behind the brands...

Waterford

Waterford Crystal was first established in 1783 in the Irish harbour town of Waterford, just minutes from the present-day House of Waterford Crystal. Its founders were brothers George and William Penrose, important developers and principal exporters in the city. Their vision was to "create the finest quality crystal for drinking vessels and objects of beauty for the home." More than two hundred years later, the reputation they established for creating luxury crystal of unsurpassed beauty and quality has transcended the intervening centuries.

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Lismore Black Champagne Flutes

WATERFORD

€167.00

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Mindy Brownes

Born in the heart of the Lake District in Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, Mindy Brownes is an Irish brand that has evolved over the last 30 years. and developed into one of Ireland’s most loved and appreciated giftware collections.

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Gwen Decanter

MINDY BROWNES

Now €31.48
Was €39.35

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THE GIFT OF BEAUTY

Irish Beauty Gifts

The stories behind the brands...

Pestle & Mortar

As a busy mother-of-five, Pestle & Mortar co-founder Sonia Deasy was looking for a daily skincare routine that was both simple and effective. Inspired by her heritage in Indian natural healing and powered by science she created a routine of products that combine high performance active ingredients with nourishing natural extracts to create skincare products that are simple and effective.

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Superstar Night Oil 30ml

PESTLE & MORTAR

€76.00

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Skingredients

Jennifer Rock, the CEO & Founder of The Skin Nerd® is a multi-award winning dermal facialist and skin tutor. She wanted to change the face of skincare and launched the world’s first online skin consultation and membership service, now known as the Nerd Network. From these beginnings Skingredients was born.

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The Core 4 Gift Set

SKINGREDIENTS

€140.00

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Nunaia

A journey of self-discovery to South America led Nicola Connolly to set up Nunaïa, an innovative beauty business inspired by the people and plants of the Amazon. Nunaïa is the dream of helping bring meaning, intention and connection into people's lives.

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Nourishing Radiance Serum

NUNAIA

€77.71

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