Lana and Ciara are two Donegal girls having the craic with fashion as Gaeilge. Playing with language and pop culture, the duo have created a line of empowering apparel with sizes running from XXS to XXL. They have a range of t-shirts, jumpers & bags with fun phrases (such as Yas Banríon / Yas Queen) for any of the wild Irish women in your life.
Fiadh Woven Designs
Fiadh is a textile designer and handweaver with a passion for traditional methods and contemporary design. Based in Dingle, the NCAD graduate draws inspiration from her scenic surroundings to create clothing inspired by nature. With sustainability in mind, the designer's ethos is all about creating something beautiful that is made to last. Her scarves range from €33 - €145 and are available in Brown Thomas.
Established as a clothing brand for wheelchair users, this Irish-owned brand of lifestyle apparel is inspired by nature, with all the artwork designed in the beautiful surroundings of Co. Cork. Working with sustainability in mind, this ethical brand makes clothes for people who "love living their best lives, with or without wheelchairs".
Shock of Grey
Since earning her degree in sculpture almost 20 years ago, Sarah Carroll Kelly has worked as an artist, designer and musician - all while living in Dublin 8 with her husband, two sons and two cats. Under her brand Shock of Grey, the artist is creating handcrafted statement jewellery on an individual basis.
Kiki Na ArtDublin born artist Ciarna Pham, who works under the name KIKI NA ART, is the creator of some incredibly bright and bold statement pieces. So far, her work has featured icons such as Dolly Parton, RuPaul, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stevie Nicks. Custom necklaces start at €90.
Founded by Aoibhín Garrihy and Sharon Connellan, BEO is a series of wellness events that aim to inspire, motivate and encourage self-care. Working with Ireland's leading health and wellness advocates, and partnering with brands that share their ethos, Garrihy and Connellan work to answer the needs of the modern woman.
Founded in 2018 Emma Coffey - a then fifth year secondary school student - Final Bend is an athletics brand with roots in track and field. Today, the Cork-based brand specialises in creating fun fitness apparel, sports bras, accessories and lounge wear.
The Book Resort
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 (starting from €23) or a monthly subscription (€33 per month), the Book Resort will deliver a brilliant new book, a large bar of chocolate and a small artisan product from a small Irish business.
Founder Amy Cahill's background in health and wellness led her on a journey to create her skincare brand, Oxmantown. Based in Dublin's Stoneybatter, all of her products are handmade in small batches using high quality, organic, and active botanical ingredients.
Artist Charlie Mahon is an award-winning ceramicist who works with white earthenware clay and his own recipe of hand painted glazes that he has developed over the years. Every piece is individually handmade, hand painted, and fired in his kiln in Co. Cork.
Established in 2010 by husband and wife team Ed and Tara Hammond, this family owned and run luxury homeware brand is based in Co. Dublin. Using artisan techniques and methods, each piece of slate is handcrafted using a family heirloom - a 150-year-old knife that has been passed down through generations.
Made and packed in Dublin, these red and white striped candles are inspired by the capital's iconic Poolbeg chimneys. Presented in a simple screen-printed recycled cardboard box, these candles cost €12.50 and can be found online or in Designist - a gifts and homeware shop run by Barbara Nolan and Jennie Flynn since 2010.
Jam Art Factory
Founded in 2011 by brothers Mark and John, Jam Art Factory started out on Patrick Street in the heart of Dublin's historic Liberties. A few years later, a second location in Temple Bar was opened along with the launch of JamArtPrints.com. The website is home to 60 hand-picked, Irish-based designers and artists.
Who is Selkies?
Selkies is a self-taught artist from Dublin (also known as Big Sickle Energy on Twitter). Inspired by everything from big characters on TV (Bosco, Maura Higgins, Brian Dobson) to inspiring historical figures (Bernadette Devlin) she has a range of incredible designs at a variety of prices. You can also commission her for a portrait or a custom family Christmas card.
Scratchable Map Ireland
Founded in 2017 by Paul O'Dwyer, along with his parents Vera and Seamus, scratch maps are the perfect way to document your favourite staycations. Hand drawn by Tipperary artist Cian Corcoran, the maps highlight 62 of the best places to visit in Ireland, and feature a uniquely satisfying way of ticking them off. This year, the team joined forces with hiking enthusiast Roz Purcell to create a map of 50 of the best hikes that Ireland has to offer. The Hike Life map costs €34.99.
Izzy's Magical Camogie Adventure by Emma Larkin
Author Emma Larkin is the founder of Emma Larkin Books and Rebel in Kerry Press. She has recently written a series of books following the adventures of Izzy, an eight-year-old girl who lives in Ireland and loves all sport, especially camogie and Gaelic football. Her latest book, Izzy's Magical Christmas Adventure, costs €13.
A Dublin Fairytale
Irish illustrator and author Nicola Colton's latest picture book, A Dublin Fairytale, follows the story of a girl called Fiona who goes out on an errand, only for it to turn into an amazing adventure. The story has won the Literacy Association of Ireland Award and was awarded a White Raven by the International Youth Library. It can be found at Designist for €15.
Ireland's biggest and best eco-specialist toy distributor, Jiminy, was started by best friends Sharon and Suzanne. The two proud Dublin mammies are on a mission to help parents and teachers find guilt-free, worry-free craft supplies for kids. This set of 100%-recycled 20-piece Paw Patrol puzzles for ages 3+ costs €7.99.