Make It An Irish Christmas This Year

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Top Irish Foodie Gifts this Christmas:

• A Traditional Irish Christmas - beautifully packed in wicker baskets, leatherette cases with bows and old-style trunks (which can be used again for storage) our award-winning Christmas hampers range include all things enjoyed during a typical Irish Christmas table. Just some of the many hampers on offer include the Classical Irish 5 Star Hamper (EUR121.77) and the St Stephen's Day Irish Food & Wine Hamper (EUR146.37), with wine, mince pies, Christmas pudding brandy butter, coffee and tea, marmalade, biscuits and more - basically everything that you or your loved one could possible need to enjoy a Christmas feast (bar the turkey!).

• Send a Taste of Home Overseas - For overseas gift recipients, we have exclusive hampers that will warm their hearts and help ward away any feelings of being homesick with items such as Tayto Crisps and Barry's Tea, with the Ireland Traditional Treats Box (EUR69.99), never mind those hard-to-beat Irish sausages, rashers and pudding, with the Irish Breakfast Hamper (EUR79.99).

• The Perfect Gift for Wine Lovers - chosen by one of Ireland's leading wine experts, Martin Moran, we have wine duos, single wines, personalised wines and champagnes (which allow you to include the recipient's name/the date/a special message on the bottle's label), but also larger cases for the special occasion that is Christmas, such as the Connoisseurs Case Wine Gift (EUR206.64) - including six bottles of French Cabernet Sauvignon and six bottles of Sauvignon Blanc. Another popular gift is the Personalised Wine with Cheese and Crackers Gift (EUR72.57), which includes two fine wines, award-winning Ditty's Oatcakes and two quality Irish farmhouse cheeses.

• Other Foodie Gifts - as well as divine wine glasses and decanters from major Irish brands such as Louise Kennedy and Patrick Guilbaud, such as the Patrick Guilbaud Decanter and Two Wine Glasses (EUR100), we have a wonderful range of Vouchers for Cooking Lessons, such as the Man in the Kitchen Cooking Course (EUR150), the Thai Feast Cooking Lesson for Two (EUR120) or the Contemporary Irish Dinner Party Course (EUR60) or the Wine Tasting Course (EUR295), given by Mitchell & Sons and spread out over six consecutive evenings (with a lecture, tastings and a light supper with a glass of wine) - the brilliant thing about these vouchers is that they can even be printed off from your laptop or PC if you are stuck for time, so they are perfect for last-minute Christmas gifts!

Other Christmas Gifts: Top Ideas for Her or Him (Under EUR100):

• Gifts for Her: Personalised Champagne & Riedel Champagne Flutes (EUR79.99); Galway Crystal Set of Hanging Christmas Decorations (EUR29); Newbridge Bloom Bangle (EUR75); John Rocha Two Star Pendant (EUR75.99); Foxford Mohair Lambswool Blanket, available in a variety of vibrant colours (EUR89.99); Voucher for French Deluxe Manicure (EUR46); Belleek Three Kings Christmas Nativity Set (EUR49) or a Belleek Angel Snowglobe (EUR35).

• Gifts for Him: 3ft Sky King Remote-Controlled Helicopter with LED Lights (EUR99.99); For those who have a soft spot for whiskey, we have plenty to choose from, including a bottle of Jameson 12 Year Old Irish Whiskey (EUR59.99) and Midleton Very Rare Irish Whiskey For Him (EUR169.99), in addition to a special range of whiskeys that can be sent to the US, such as Jameson Irish Gold Reserve Whiskey (EUR99.99). Other great ideas include a Voucher for 1 Hour Flight Lesson (EUR95) or a Voucher for a 1 Hour Golf Lesson (EUR59.99) - all our vouchers are also available as e-vouchers, so they can be printed right up to Christmas day...perfect for last-minute gifts!

Top Christmas Decorative Gifts this Year:

• Belleek Irish Pottery Nativity Sets - traditional nativity sets are so hard to get hold of these days, yet are a beautifully classic and meaningful way to decorate your home over the Christmas period, reminiscent of childhood Christmas memories of the past. Choose from the Belleek Three Kings Christmas Nativity Set (EUR49), the Belleek Irish Nativity Set in small, including three figures (EUR49) or the Belleek Irish Pottery Christmas Nativity Set (EUR99.99), complete with Joseph, Mary, Baby Jesus, Shepherd, Lamb, Donkey and a Stable - a wonderful collection of Belleek Nativity pieces made from parian china. Also available is the adorable Belleek Angel Snowglobe (EUR35).

• Christmas Decorations - these elegant decorations are sure to stand out on your tree this year. Choose from the Traditional Christmas Tree Hanging Ornament or the Snowflake Hanging Ornament (both EUR8.99) or the Christmas Tree Votive (EUR12.15) to hold your Christmas candle. For something uniquely personal, our Personalised Christmas Baubles (EUR29.99) will attract many admirers as they hang on your tree, with your child's name/the date/a special message printed, making it a treasured keepsake for years to come.

*Editorial Note on GiftsDirect.com:
GiftsDirect.com is an award winning online gift provider which delivers gifts worldwide. With over 3,000 gifts available, this award-winning website offers the largest range of gifts online in Ireland. Established in 1987 by entrepreneur Lulu O Sullivan, GiftsDirect.com is 100 per cent Irish owned and prides itself on making gift giving as convenient as possible by providing consistent, quality gifts at great value combined with exceptional service. GiftsDirect.com offers gifts from major Irish brands, such as Belleek and Newbridge, as well as from smaller, artisan producers such as Carrigaline Cheese. The company also provides an extensive range of corporate gifts and can deliver your gift either around the corner....or around the world!

Note: all Irish brands are offered at same RRP as in Irish stores.

 

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