Whether your mum is looking for some chocolate made with love in Galway, a stylish scarf from Tipperary or a literary delight from Waterford, this all-Irish gift guide has got you covered for Mother's Day.
1. A sustainable gift box
Founded by James and Eoin in Co. Kildare, while surrounded chickens and their pet cat, Faerly aims to give customers an in to living a simpler and more sustainable life.
With gift boxes jam packed with Irish good ranging from soaps and candles to skincare and haircare, you'll have no problem finding something for your mother dearest.
If your mam loves something sweet in the evening and a hot cup of coffee in the morning, this Irish Makers coffee and chocolate gift box for €30 will go down a treat.
2. Lambswool Scarf
Mimi and Martha are a mother-daughter duo with a background filled with music, art, design, and culture. The eco-conscious women bring a unique collection of crafts and designs to their website, supporting artists from both home and abroad.
The two have a heap of Irish products including this 100% lambswool scarf from Tipperary brand John Hanly – makers of 100% Irish-designed woven scarves, throws, and fabrics in wool, cashmere, lambswool, mohair and natural fibers. This charcoal herringbone piece is €36.99.
3. A good book
Avid reader and self-confessed chocoholic Aisling Finn came up with the idea of a sweet subscription service from her home in Co. Waterford. Whether you're looking for a one-off gift or a monthly surprise, the Book Resort will deliver a brilliant new book (in the genre of your choosing), a large bar of chocolate, and a small artisan product from a small Irish business to your mammy.
The 'Thinking of You Mum' gift box is €38.
Born around the idea of creating timeless pieces of jewellery that will become wardrobe staples, Mettle and Bloom create "tomorrow's classics for today's women". The brand was launched by Galway woman Sallyann Concannon, an entrepreneur who supports the independence of women by celebrating their mettle. The Aura earrings cost €47.95.
Can you ever really go wrong with a good candle? With the right scent, you can turn a house into a cosy haven with beautiful lighting and atmosphere. Put Your Feet Up have a range of handmade candles that look good, smell good and do good thanks to their reusable apothecary-style jars.
Based in Wicklow, Joe O'Regan and Deirdre O’Connor's sustainably-minded candles and diffusers come in a range of scents from warm Irish whiskey to sweet coconut island. This natural wax candle costs €15 and smells of driftwood and rock salt.
Tús is an Irish sustainable lifestyle store that specialise in everyday earth-conscious products. Founded in 2020, the site ensures that their products and packaging are made from raw natural materials and are completely plastic-free.
If your mum is into sustainable self-care, you can pick up a gift set of sage incense, a beeswax candle, calm balm and a yoga mat spray for €36.
Located beside the Cliffs of Moher, Considine's Bar is a family-run business that has been on the go since 1868. Historically it was both a country shop and pub but the shop fell by the wayside occasionally until 2017 when Moher Cottage arrived. Selling Irish homeware, art, prints and pottery, the shop is a dream to browse around.
For Mother's Day, they have a 'Thinking of You' package for €24 that they say will put a smile on any mum or mum-like figure. The package contains Moher Cottage made soap, fudge, luxury chocolate, and a postcard to keep in touch.
Sisters Masindi and Denga Phiriga co-founded their natural, sustainable, vegan, and cruelty-free skincare line with an aim to nourish and care for all skin types. Aptly named Whipped, this handmade butter is whipped up from natural ingredients so as to avoid any harsh chemicals that could irritate the skin.
The company is based in Kells, Co. Meath, and the products come in reusable and resealable glass jars. A jar of Lemon Essential will cost between €15 - €55 depending on the size.
Created by head chef Grainne Mullins, each and every piece of Grá Chocolate is crafted with care in painstaking detail. Made in small batches in Kilchreest, Co. Galway, the bonbons are hand-painted and take a total of three days to create. As if that wasn't enough, each mould is polished individually to ensure that each piece retains its shine. The Sweet Love Box is €35.
10. A summery scent
A certified organic Irish perfume company that you'll be proud to buy from. Based in beautiful West Cork, their scents take inspiration from the natural beauty that surrounds us. Their Wild Rose and Oud fragrance, €35 is summer in a bottle.