Souvenirs & Gifts

Irish Crystal and Glass

Irish crystal is renowned for its quality and clarity as well as its beautiful design, and modern styles are now joining the traditional ones we all know.

The Story of Irish Crystal

Crystal has been made in Ireland since the late 1700s, when the development of lead crystal made it possible to shape and cut glass as never before.

Contemporary Irish Glass

It would be wrong to think Irish glass ends with crystal, there are many talented glass makers working in more contemporary styles.

The Claddagh Ring

Used as a token of love and friendship this traditional Galway ring can be worn in several different ways to signify the status of the wearer - …

Irish Lace

Irish lace, modern or antique, is hard to find and expensive, as the tradition of lace making has declined considerably from it's peak in the late 1900s.

Buying Irish Cream

Reviews of the top selling Irish Cream Liqueurs, including Bailey's, Carolan's, O'Mara's, Ashourne and Bushmill's, as well as a few private labeled ones.

Irish Cream Recipes

If you don't want to buy Irish Cream or can't find the perfect one, the good news is that it's quite simple to make.

Bear Essentials

Teddy bear paradise in Ireland at this workshop and exhibition space where visitors can see teddy bears being painstakingly created by hand.

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Irish Tweed

Hand woven Irish tweed is a wonderful and timeless fabric that never goes out of fashoin, and tweed is one product that is definitely best bought in Ireland.

Aran Knitwear

Aran sweaters, hats and scarves are a popular purchase in Ireland, with their fascinating history and intricate patterns.

Aran Stitches and their Meanings

Traditional stitch patterns in Aran sweaters include the wonderfully named tree of life, blackberry, honeycomb, moss, diamond and lattice patterns.

Choosing an Aran Sweater

Aran knitwear can be hand knit, machine knit or hand loomed and there are significant difference between the three.