The 'Give Irish Craft' campaign from the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland, which highlights products that have been designed and made in Ireland, will be displayed in 140 stores across the country.

Customers can also visit www.giveirishcraft.ie to browse the amazing array of gifts available and to see where to buy the products online and in store.

The distinctive 'Designed & Made in Ireland' thumbprint symbol will help shoppers to easily identify genuine Irish products.

Dresses by Irish Fashion designer Helen Cody. Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

Among the locations customers can purchase the Designed & Made in Ireland gifts are Arnotts, the Kilkenny Group, House of Ireland, Brown Thomas and Irish Design Shop in Dublin, Designworks in Cork, Kilkenny Design Centre in Kilkenny and Ardmore Pottery in Waterford.

L: Sherlin hat, Studio Donegal waistcoat, R: Emma Manley dress and neckpiece. Photo: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.

To view the full selection of gift ideas and details on participating retail outlets and makers visit www.giveirishcraft.ie