7 Small Irish Businesses To Support This Christmas

The most wonderful time of year is upon us and as we head into the busiest season in retail, we’re urging you to partake in a “greener” Christmas this year.
By choosing to “gift green” this Christmas, not only are you supporting the Irish economy and small businesses across the country, but you will also help reduce the air miles it takes for gifts to travel from overseas. Not to mention, shopping local also gives you that piece of mind your gifts will arrive on time and not be delayed with customs. Therefore, to make it easier for you to support local and Champion Green with your gifts this Christmas, we’ve compiled a list of 7 small Guaranteed Irish businesses to shop from below.
  1. St. Patricks Distillery: The perfect corporate gift
St. Patricks Distillery is a Cork based distillery offering an array of award-winning spirits from gin to whiskey to cream liqueur. Their first products consisting of 100% potato vodka and potato gin were launched back in 2015 and have since become a household favourite across Ireland. They offer custom label designs so you can personalise your gift of selected liquor to make it all the more special. Looking for a way to thank your staff for their hard work over the past few months? We think a personalised bottle of gin would go down a treat!
  1. Reuzi: The eco-friendly gift
Reuzi is Ireland’s one-stop-shop for eco-friendly, sustainable gifts. Founded by Pat Kane back in May 2018, the businesses aimed to inform and connect people through an online marketplace full of environmentally friendly products and an education hub filled with tips to help you become greener in your everyday life. Offering unique goods from sustainable skincare to eco soy wax candles and even recycled gift wrapping paper, this store is the perfect place to source a gift for a loved one who is environmentally conscious.
  1. The Green Grocer’s Daughter: The foodie-lover gift
The Green Grocer’s Daughter is an innovative online hamper range founded by sisters Sharon and Paula Fitzpatrick. Offering a variety of impressive luxury hampers filled with the best of local artisan food and beverage products from scrumptious biscuits, cheese, wines, crisps and chocolate – you name it! Gift one of these delicious hampers to the foodie in your life and they’ll be forever grateful.
This business also offers tailor made corporate hampers and international shipping if you want to treat a friend or family member overseas.
  1. The Handmade Soap Company: The ultimate self-care gift
The Handmade Soap Company is a Meath based Health and Beauty store offering a range of handcrafted lotions and potions. Using certified natural ingredients and the finest botanical essential oils, you can choose from a selection of artisan soaps, relaxing bath and body care as well as home fragrances. If you’re looking to treat that special someone to a well-deserved self-care night in, then look no further.
  1. Mint+: The budget-friendly gadget gift
Mint+ is one of Ireland’s leading providers of pre-loved electronic devices. Whether you’re looking for an iPhone, Fitbit or even an e-scooter, you can rest assure that all devices are as good as new and will be the perfect fit for the tech lover in your life. They also offer 30 day’s free return and a 12-month warranty. So what are you waiting for? Go get that gadget!
  1. KC Sports: The sports fanatic gift
KC Sports is a Mullingar based sports store established in 1996. KC sports offer a range of high quality sporting goods from custom made jerseys to game-day shorts to GAA gloves. They even have merchandise collaborations with top Irish podcasts such as The 2 Johnnies and Tommy, Hector & Laurita. If you’re looking for a present that will get a top score from a friend or family member who is obsessed with all things sport, KC Sports has got you covered.
  1. AllGifts.ie: The crowd pleaser gift
AllGifts.ie is an online gift voucher website that offers hundreds of voucher for shops, hotels, restaurants and more across Ireland. From driving experiences to spa breaks, you’ll be spoilt for choice on what to gift. All gift vouchers can be delivered in a gift box or sent instantly to the recipient via email or SMS, which is great for when you find yourself scrambling for a last minute gift idea. So if you’re stuck on what to get a loved one this Christmas, give them the gift of choice with an AllGifts.ie gift voucher.

We hope that our short list of small Irish businesses will help give you some unique gift ideas and help support local this Christmas.
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Posted: 03/12/2021 09:56:44

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