The Irish Gift Guide – Women’s Inspire Members

This gift guide features some of the members of the Women’s Inspire Network, this network is fantastic, it’s primarily for women in business and is a supportive platform. Although I’m not in business I enjoy being a member and it allows me access to a host of free training webinars, as well as a private Facebook group, online catch ups and peer support. This guide features something for everyone and is the first in my series of gift guides for Winter 2021.

Mary creates unique jewellery in the Barrow Valley, Co Carlow. Each piece of jewellery is handcrafted, created with precious metals, pearls and gemstones made for you to treasure always. The curl of a leaf, how the sun sparkles on the river Barrow, this natural beauty sparks her imagination to design and make beautiful jewellery. Find out more

Mama Moments is the home of mama self care, with amazing gift options including subscription boxes, pre-made, ready to ship gift sets and a brand new build-a-box section where you can choose from a huge range of incredible products, all curated from small, Irish businesses, to build your own perfect box. Free shipping worldwide.

Hoopla Focal. Your cúpla focal hand embroidered on to sustainably made sweatshirts, tees, and bags. Your words, your colours, and completely unique. Sweatshirts and bags are made from 100% recycled materials.

Michelle McLoughlin has a Gratitude Journal available. A great idea to record your ideas, thoughts, tips and more. It’s available on Amazon or directly from Michelle by sending a message via WhatsApp to 0876674534. I have this journal and it’s lovely.

Siobhán Daly Designs is a multi-award winning Irish jewellery and accessories brand, designed and handcrafted in Meath. Each piece is individually handmade in bold, strong colours and textures, in contemporary designs, influenced by travel, fabric, the world of vintage and nature.

Louise O’Donnell’s 2022 Social Media Planner and Guide: Consistently Better Content. Discover how to use your time more wisely and create compelling social media content with ease. This is a must for anyone working in Social Media. Delivery worldwide.

Biddy’s Irish Good Luck Horse Shoes. An award-winning family run business based in Kilkenny. Sending love and luck all over the world.

Good4All invite you to give the gift of wellbeing with a gift card for a health and wellbeing practitioner of your choice, from a directory of over 70 businesses.

Ailish from Sí Jewellery custom makes all her pieces on her kitchen table in Carbury Co Kildare. Each piece is designed not just to be aesthetically beautiful but to also bring comfort and joy to those who wear them. Ailish also custom makes memorial bridal bouquet clips, and can also infuse the ashes or hair of a passed loved one into beautiful discreet pieces of comfort. 

Holos provide vitality for your skin, your wellbeing and your world through the creation of skincare that fits easily into your life. They hand produce their products in Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. They have a selection of beautiful skincare gifts for all. Shop here:

Phoenix Delite Chocolates specialize in high quality chocolates and chocolates bars made with the finest ingredients. They offer a wide range of products which are gluten free, sugar free or no added sugar, suitable for coeliacs and diabetics. They have a range of vegan options too including chocolate bars, jams, jellies and fudge. They also cater for people with PKU as they are protein-intake restricted. Shop here:

We all love a good cuppa, and what could be nicer than award-winning Irish tea from McEntees? They have some great gift ideas on their website, and even a tea subscription. Shop here

The Cool Food School encourage kids to get into the kitchen. They have a number of gift bundles available, including the one in the image above. Delivery worldwide

Dolores Andrew-Gavin has written some children’s storybooks. Lorcan and the Magic Whistle/Lorcán agus an fheadóg draíochta is a bilingual mythological children’s storybook. There is a lesson in the book for anyone who has suffered bullying or isolation. Niamh and The Journey to Baba Yaga is journey of courage for Niamh who has dyslexia.

Soul Scribe’s calligrapher, Jagdeep Sahans is a Wexford based, professional calligrapher of 29 years. Words are powerful and ignite the imagination. The artistic craft of Calligraphy takes the poems, verses or quotes and transform them into a visual piece of art. By capturing the essence and bringing it to life.

The Book Resort is an Irish family run book subscription and gift box company. We deliver luxury gift boxes, beautifully presented with wonderful new books, delicious chocolate and artisan surprises to book lovers worldwide every day. Subscriptions and a range of once off gift boxes are available with a gorgeous handwritten card included if you wish. All of our suppliers are Irish (even our boxes are Made in Ireland) and we offer our customers complimentary shipping in Ireland (and the North of Ireland).

Lovely Things is a new family business who are passionate about beautiful kids’ clothes, service and sustainability. As parents ourselves, we want to create a hassle-free way to buy beautiful, quality pre-loved clothes for kids aged 0-12. Lovely Things is quality focused, reliable and ethical.

Maskerade by Ro. I absolutely love these facemasks and I’ve bought several for myself and my daughter. I had a chat to Ro and she was telling me when Covid struck, her award winning bridal couture design business was put on hold. She started making facemasks for charity and now continues to make them for people to buy.

Your Style Your Story are a ladies boutique based in Kildare and have a dedicated gift section on our website. Every year our gift sets are a very popular choice and can be any combination of scarves, hat, jewellery and bags to suit a range of budgets.
Our sustainable clothing is a very popular gift choice especially our seawool knits made from recycled plastic bottles. All our gifts are wrapped and boxed and include a personal note.

Roger’s Hot Nuts import and distribute Pellito Peanuts, Instabars and Cachi Hot Nuts. They also have a range of great gift ideas. Shop here:

All-Star Gazing

50 years of the GAA All-Star Awards Scheme and 50 years of Change in Ireland

A fantastic new high-quality book, All-Star Gazing has been published to mark 50 years of the GAA All-Star Awards. Part sports almanac, part social history, this treasure trove of stories and statistics chronicles Ireland’s longest running sports awards which has become the benchmark of excellence for Gaelic players.

The book was a real labour of love by its two authors, Moira and Eileen Dunne (RTÉ News), daughters of Mick Dunne, who along with fellow journalists Paddy Downey, John D Hickey, and Pádraig Puirséal got the All-Stars scheme up and running in 1971.  Find out more and buy here:

Keri Denney Massage and Wellness, Co. Kildare, Ireland email to order

I love helping people create a simple daily self care routine to improve sleep, energy, and overall health naturally. As a Massage Therapist for over 20 years, a doTerra Wellness Advocate and Zumba instructor I have many tools to help you feel great in your body…today and everyday.

This holiday season I have on sale “My Dragonfly Journal” to journal, write, scribble, doodle and Bespoke Self Care Stocking to help you sleep (lavender, cedarwood) or bring some uplifting festive scent to your environment (Holiday Joy, Holiday Peace, lemon, wild orange). Journal €10 Stocking €35

So there you have it, just a selection of products from some of the members of the Women’s Inspire Network. What a talented group they are. Happy Shopping!

This post isn’t sponsored by any organisation, business, or individual.

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