The Sligo Gift Guide – Part 1

I put a call out for Sligo businesses to feature in a gift guide and I was inundated with requests, so here is part one. Some of these will only appeal to those in Sligo but there are many who will deliver nationwide. It’s also a handy guide for who may have family and friends in Sligo and want to send something local to them.

Art and Crafts

Tony paints the most beautiful paintings and he posts them worldwide. He can also be found at the Sligo New Art Gallery and Craft Fair in the Gillooly Hall, Sligo most Saturdays and Strandhill People’s Market most Sundays. https://www.wherethecricketsings.com/

Miss Leela Sassafras

Miss Leela Sassafras, quirky Christmas cards, cute stocking fillers, colouring card boxes are great gifts for the budding artist of any age, Christmas colouring cards now available too. Also available at The Weir Gallery, Sligo, or shop online: https://missleelasassafras.com/

Nut Job Design.. Laser cut signs, height charts, family names, medal holders and so much more. https://nutjobdesign.ie/collections/all

Sharlene Kemple Ceramics

Sharlene Kemple Ceramics. Get a mini replica of the Rosses point buoy or ‘Bomb’ this Christmas for a nostalgic Sligo gift! https://www.sharlenekempleceramics.com/shop/p/christmas-bomb

Rachel Quinn Ceramics

Rachel Quinn ceramics. Beautiful pieces for you to purchase. Rachel is also part of the Made in Sligo craft collective and her work is available in Henry Lyons. https://rachelquinnceramics.com/shop/

Alison Hunter. Beautiful needlefelt art works, card, paintings, and more. Alison is also part of the Made in Sligo craft collective and her work is available in Henry Lyons. https://alisonhunter.ie/shop/ Find out more about Made in Sligo here: https://madeinsligo.com/

Celestial Aquatics. Elemental Essences by Ruth Le Gear. Glass orbs containing the water essence of your choice. https://www.celestialaquatics.com/shop/

Cormac Cullinan Artist.  Fine Art Prints & original works https://www.etsy.com/ie/shop/CormacCullinanArtist

Stephanie Gomes. Unique art works and macramé pieces https://www.etsy.com/ie/shop/StephanieGomesArt

Póilín, Tanis and Marcelline from The Open Door Gallery and Studio in Rathcormac. Stunning works of art, prints, keyrings and more are available from them in Rathcormac, or shop from a selection of works here: https://opendoorgalleryandstudio.com/shop

Candles and more

A&S Aromas

A&S Aromas. Hand poured pour 100% Soy wax melts & candles using high quality fragrances. Hand mix reed diffusers, car diffusers & room sprays also available. Delivery to Ireland, Northern Ireland, and the UK https://asaromas.com/

Love of Suds

Love of Suds. Soaps, candles, bath bombs, lip balms, hand cream and more. Organic, natural products and the soaps are vegan. Free delivery in Sligo and Leitrim https://www.loveofsudssoapcompany.com/

Homewares and more

The Cat and the Moon, Sligo, Castle Street, Sligo. A wide selection of gift ideas, including homewares, jewellery, ceramics, textiles and more. Delivery worldwide: https://www.thecatandthemoon.ie/

Tide Clocks

Tide Clocks for Ireland. A unique gift made in Sligo featuring locations all over Ireland. A great idea for beach lovers, dog walkers, fishermen etc. Also available at Strandhill People’s Market on Sundays. https://www.tideclockshop.com/shop-tide-clocks/

All Things Natural. Eco friendly products and an extensive website, with a variety of gift ideas. Also available in store at Market Cross Sligo and Strandhill People’s Market https://www.allthingsnatural.ie/

K9-Fit. One for the pet lovers, some great gift ideas and a huge selection available. Also available at Strandhill People’s Market https://www.shopinireland.ie/store/k9-fit/

Flowers

Feehily Florist in Carraroe. Beautiful hand-crafted floral designs, specialising in occasion flowers https://www.feehilysflorist.com/

Jewellery

Martina Hamilton. Jewellery designed and inspired by the beauty found on the wild and beautiful West coast of Ireland. Free shipping worldwide. Also available in The Cat and the Moon, Sligo https://www.martinahamilton.ie/

Melly’s Creations make unique handmade creations from polymer clay and air dry clay. These range from jewellery to home decorations. https://www.etsy.com/shop/mellyshandmade/

Games, Arts, Hobbies

SG Art

SG Art. Art and craft supplies, as well as games and educational products. Fast delivery nationwide, or shop in store https://www.sgeducation.ie/

Serious Business. Board games, miniatures, magic and more. Also available from their shop on JFK Parade, Sligo https://seriousbusiness.ie/collections/all

Clothing and Footwear

Poppin Violets

Poppin Violets is small business based in Sligo, selling fashion and accessories and are committed to raising funds to support LGBTQ+ people in Ireland. Shop here: https://poppinviolets.com/

DMFC is a fast-fashion online retail destination intent on bringing you the trendiest style in casual footwear straight to your doorstep. https://www.dmfcstore.ie/

Photography

Sally Scene’s of Sligo Calendar

Ciaran McHugh photography. Beautiful scenes of Sligo, Galway and the West of Ireland. Gift vouchers also available https://www.ciaranmchugh.com/

Sally’s Scenes of Sligo Calendar. Beautiful scenes taken by Sally, perfect to brighten up your home https://www.etsy.com/ie/shop/SallysScenesofIE

Food and Drink

Cake Superior

Cake Superior have their incredible hot chocolate bombs available for delivery nationwide. Perfect for the Late Late Toy Show, Christmas, or just to treat yourself. They also have vegan chocolate bombs too. https://cakesuperior.ie/hot-chocolate-bombs/

Pudding Row are selling their Christmas Comfort Boxes. Send some Sligo goodies to anyone in Ireland. You can also build your own box of treats. https://puddingrow.ie/order/

Hawthorn Bakes make award-winning brownies and cookies. Baked to order and sent Nationwide. Shop here: https://www.hawthornbakes.ie/

Thomas Conolly

Thomas Connolly have a choice of whiskey drams (including gift boxes), craft beer and wine, and a selection of merchandise https://www.thomasconnollysligo.com/

Sligo Oyster Experience have a number of gift boxes available, to suit different budgets. Shop here: https://sligooysterexperience.ie/shop/

The White Hag wish you a hoppy Christmas. They have a selection of craft beer boxes with free delivery nationwide when you spend over €60 https://www.thewhitehag.com/store/

Carrow Coffee. Check out a wide range of coffees delivered to Ireland and Europe, including their popular 6 month coffee subscription https://carrow.ie/shop

Athrú Whiskey has a collection of festive gift ideas from their distillery on the shores of Lough Gill in County Sligo.  https://www.athru.com/christmas

Books

Havin’ A Laugh – The Book

Liber Bookshop. A book for everyone and a wonderful shop to deal with https://liber.ie/
Joe McGowan books, including the newly released ‘Even the Heather Bled’ http://www.sligoheritage.com/books.htm
Havin’ a Laugh- The Book, a gorgeous uplifting book supporting the charity https://www.havinalaugh.com/the-book/
United We Play (featuring Luna from Sligo). Fundraising for the Join Our Boys Trust https://joinourboys.org/product/united-we-play/

Vouchers

Not sure what to send? Send a voucher for one (or all of the following):

Cawley’s in Tubbercurry https://cawleysguesthouse.ie/
Ox Mountain Glamping https://oxmountainadventurecamp.com/
The Glasshouse, Sligo town https://secure.theglasshouse.ie/bookings/vouchers
Mamogs selling gift vouchers on line for those planning for a baby or with young children. In person services classes and virtual support.http://www.mamogs.ie/gift-vouchers/
Voya Seaweed Baths https://www.voyaseaweedbaths.com/gifts
Yeats Country Hotel https://secure.yeatscountryhotel.com/bookings/vouchers
Powerhouse Pilates, Sligo https://powerhousepilates.ie/

If you like what I do and you’d like to support me, you can find my cards and paintings here. https://www.etsy.com/ie/shop/SligoArt

Thanks to all those who contacted me to be involved. This is a free service to support Sligo businesses and not affiliated with, or supported by any individual, business, or agency. This is just a guide, I can’t be held responsible for any issue with items ordered.

Part two of the Sligo Gift Guide is here: https://magnumlady.com/2021/11/20/the-sligo-gift-guide-part-2/

2 thoughts on “The Sligo Gift Guide – Part 1

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  1. Fabulous selection to choose from, thank you very much for compiling this, Val. I am so looking forward to part 2 !

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