Irish Gifts for Christmas - Guide

It's the time of year again. Time to search for the perfect unique and original gifts for those dearest to us. To help, we've compiled a Christmas gift guide with products made by CarveOn and other Irish Craft-Makers. So this Christmas why not give wonderful gifts while helping local businesses.

CarveOn - Personalized A5 Leather Notebook (€74)

One of our best selling products and crafted from premium Italian leather our notebooks blend style with functional design. A great gift for the student, professional or aspiring author, the notebook can be customized with initials, name or custom artwork / branding and comes with a refillable A5 notebook.

EkoTree - Donegal (natural) Moss/Gold Scarf (€56)

Made from superfine merino wool spun into distinctive Donegal Tweed yarn, this multi-colored scarf will keep your loved one warm in the coldest Irish winter. It's very soft with lovely drape and vibrant colours, the perfect mix of contemporary and quirky.

RubyRobin - Silver Fern Necklace - Real Plant Leaf Pendant (€38)

This elegant beautiful necklace contains a handpicked, moss green, fern leaf. Encased in glass and strung on a sterling silver chain, it's a sweet gift for the nature lover in your life. It comes in a custom gift box, complete with a pretty gift card that tells the story of the piece, where it was made and how to care for it.

CarveOn - Large Leather Tote (€225)

This large leather tote bag is perfect for everyday use. Crafted from thick, high quality, leather it comes in a range of stunning colours. Roomy enough to hold both a laptop and your daily essentials, it's a great gift for someone who has a lot to carry.

Foxford Woollen Mills - Giant Herringbone Throw (€88)

Borrowing it's colors from Irish landscape, this pure lambswool throw will make any room a bit more cozy. The soft pale aqua green and warm earthy tone mirrors the lakes and fields of Mayo and will make a nice gift for just about anyone.

Caulfield Country Boards - Cutting Board Set (€66.90)

These beautiful handcrafted cutting boards come in a variety of finishes and are both decorative and functional. For the cook in your life, these reversible boards can be used for both serving and cutting on. Each board has a carved hole in the top corner so they can be hung, out of the way, when not in use.

CarveOn - Custom Leater Scorecard Holder (€59.99)

For the golf enthusiast in your life, a custom leather scorecard holder is going to make their Christmas. Designed for professional and amateur golfers, it holds a standard 14cm x 20cm golf scorecard and pencil, and fits in your back pocket.

Elks - Jojo Hart Grey Coat (€128) and Tweed Coat (€148)

For the little ones who love spending time outside in the Irish winter, these coats will keep them warm and toasty. Made of pure Irish wool, the Grey Wool Coat has a detachable hood and a horse pattern lining. The Tweed Coat is called "Spotted Rock" because it's handwoven Irish tweed reflects the landscape. With a detachable hood, wooden buttons and a quilted padded lining, it's a beautiful coat, fit for an adult, made for a toddler.

ReThink - Recycled guitar string bracelet (€18)

Available in a variety of colors, and prepackaged in a stamped gift box, this handmade recycled guitar string bracelet is the perfect stocking stuffer for anyone who loves music.

CarveOn - Personalized Leather Keyring (€9.99)

Another nice stocking stuffer, the keyring is handmade from a soft leather and finished with a solid trigger hook. Like all of our products, personalization is free and so is shipping in Ireland and the UK.

KaroArt - Tweet Bowl, Green and White Ceramic Nesting Bowls (€23)

These absolutely adorable ceramic dishes come with a little white bird (or two) perched on the edge and black footprints marking the inside of the dish. Made of white porcelain clay decorated in a variety of colors, they perfectly stack together and make a bright addition to any kitchen. Each gift wrapped bowl comes with a tag that tells really cute story.

Jennifer Slattery - Granny Knew Best Apron (€24)

Perfect for the foodie with style, Jennifer's new range of kitchen accessories are inspired by an Irish granny. Featuring hand drawings of vintage china and antique cutlery, the set is printed on soft, durable, 100% cotton.

CarveOn - Leather Messenger Bag (€165)

This sturdy, functional messenger bag makes a wonderful gift for anyone who carries a laptop or tablet. Designed for everyday use our messenger bag is perfect for carrying across the shoulder and adds style and class to any ensemble.

31 Chapel Lane - Irish Tweed Francis Pocket Square (€9.50)

100% Irish Wool {Donegal Tweed}, the simplicity and natural beauty of this pocket square makes it a special gift for the classy gent in your life.

Chaim Factor - Wood Cheese knive (€25)

A wooden utensil of unique design origins, this cheese knife is an interesting and original addition to any cheese board. Hand crafted in a variety of Irish timber, it's as functional as it is attractive.

CarveOn - Leather & Wool iPhone 6 Sleeve (€34.99)

If you know someone lucky enough to get an iPhone 6 for Christmas, our hand crafted wool and leather sleeve is a great gift. It'll will keep their new phone safe and stylish; you can even get it personalized with their name or custom artwork for free.

The Beer Club - Large Irish Craft Beer Collection (€60)

This collection of twelve Irish Craft Beers is the perfect gift for any beer enthusiast. You can buy it online and have it delivered to your loved ones door.

Ursula Celano - 6 Christmas Cards (€9.50)

We love these locally produced Christmas cards by the talented Ursula Celano. Six of these gorgeous Christmas cards come in in a pack with stickers. Shona Nollaig, Happy Christmas in Irish, is printed on high quality paper thats certified by the FSC as coming from a managed forest.