2020 is the year to support local. As we know, we all need to support one another and protect amazing Irish businesses as much as possible. Here at daveynutrition we have put together a list of great Irish gifts to get you started. We couldn’t possibly include every one but we have tried to ensure a wide variety and range of different gifts are covered!
Here you go!
- Sportsden.ie – This is a great online hunting and farming clothing store who also do gift vouchers.
- Give your loved one the gift of health with a daveynutrition PRO Member gift voucher or hoodie.
- Or what about the daveynutrition recipe book – ‘Eat Up, Raise Your Game’? Perfect for the budding chef or athlete looking to improve their nutrition in your life.
- A Kate’s Kitchen hamper – Kate’s Kitchen is a beautiful local craft shop and artisan deli in Sligo town who provide the option to buy a Christmas hamper filled with delicious goodies and crafts.
- Gym + Coffee are an Irish clothing brand supplying comfortable leisure and sportswear and they deliver nationwide.
- Do you have a wine connoisseur in your life? Order one of these stunning wine racks from wineracks.ie so they display their bottles in style!
- West Golf offer specialised golf boxes containing recycled golf balls, cosy hats, water bottles and much more. All you need for a round of golf and a brilliant Christmas gift.
- What about a framed GAA photos and programmes to preserve the memories of special GAA games? Check out One 2 Fifteen.ie for some beautiful framed memories.
- Men’s self-care needs are covered with – The fantastic Mantra range from Penthouse Barbershop. Have a look at their gorgeous ranges of beard oils and balms, moisturisers and styling powders.
- With more and more people enjoying a staycation in Ireland, why not keep track of where you have and haven’t been with a Scratchable map from Scratchable Map Ireland.com? The perfect gift for the adventurer in your life!
- What about a framed jersey from Lovely Jerseys? Another fantastic Irish business who are also donating 10% of each sale to CMRF Crumlin.
- With an increasing number of people enjoying writing and journaling, these leather journals from Mishnoc would be a fantastic Christmas gift idea.
- Nine Arrow are an Irish print company who design and make incredible prints, t-shirts, pillows and more which would make a unique and special Christmas present.
- MFC Sports provide great quality leisure and team wear for a variety of sports and activities such as GAA, rugby, Irish dancing, football and more.
- The Green Grocer’s Daughter based in Dublin have beautiful ‘Wellness Hampers’ packed full of artisan food products, sustainable self-care products and homeware.
- The days are darker and colder but that is not stopping the avid runners out there for getting out and about! Keep them safe with high visibility, high quality running gear from Body Lite Gear.
- Wilkies are multi-award winning chocolate makers and their dark chocolate is divine – a perfect stocking filling and treat.
- Mariko Sparkling Green Tea are a Mayo-based company with delicious sparkling and flavoured green tea drinks for the health-enthusiast in your life.
- Facial with Eavanna, this one can be for the men as well as the ladies. https://www.akina.ie/
- For your gardening and BBQ needs //www.arboretum.ie/ has you covered.
- Would it even be an Irish gifts list without a delicious whiskey making a feature? If you are a fan of whiskey or know someone who is check out Jim Mac Whiskey.Some of our favourite books include:
- Fuel by Seán O’Brien
- ‘The Hill’ by Bernard Brogan
- Rory’s Story by Rory O’Connor
- ‘No Hiding’ by Rob Kearney
- Ireland’s Animals – Myths, Legends & Folklore by Niall Mac Coitir
- Purified Bottles are a sustainable brand producing water bottles which purify water by pressing a button, eliminating 99.99% of bacteria!
Why not donate to a local Irish charity for Christmas? Perhaps you and a group of friends or family could agree that this year, instead of buying gifts for eachother, that you donate the money to your chosen charity. Some super Irish charities are:
28. Pieta House
A comprehensive list of Irish charities can be found here.
Buy local this year and support one another. It will be a different Christmas but we can make it one to remember with a memorable gift from a great Irish business or a donation to your chosen charity.