Loaf Pottery is a model with a goal — a part of the social enterprise NOW Group which helps folks with disabilities and autism.
Loaf runs pottery courses and occasions all year long in addition to cafe and catering companies north and south of the border.
Loaf Pottery lately teamed up with artist Aly Harte to create a variety of restricted version, hand-painted mugs.
Whether or not grabbing a morning espresso or taking trip to suppose over tea, the gorgeous ‘Hug’ mugs will elevate the on a regular basis.
€115 for a set of 4. Espresso units €75 for a set of two mugs with Loaf’s signature espresso beans.
Fever brings their candlelight live shows to cities throughout Eire this festive season together with Dublin, Cork, and Limerick with a musical programme that features classical music, film scores, and much-loved Christmas favourites.
Venues embrace The Unitarian Church in Dublin and the Chapel at Griffith Faculty, Cork. Illuminated by hundreds of candles you possibly can rock across the Christmas tree with tunes from Love Really and House Alone or go pop with a tribute to Coldplay or Queen.
There’s one thing for classical music lovers too with Vivaldi’s 4 Seasons by candlelight.
The Ballymaloe Craft Truthful is on this weekend and subsequent with greater than 150 designers, makers, and producers showcasing their stunning textiles, woodwork, jewelry, glassware, artwork, and leather-based items.
There’ll be enjoyable actions for teenagers, mulled wine for the adults and a deal with native merchandise and all issues sustainable.
With a lot of sizzling meals and drinks accessible, it’s a stunning spot to do some Christmas purchasing whereas supporting native artisans and small companies.
There’s free parking on web site and shuttle buses operating from Midleton prepare station.
Entry is €8 and youngsters beneath 12 go free.
Callan is a distinct segment knitwear model based mostly in Belfast identified for its vibrant color and playful patterns.
Founder Mary Callan studied at London’s acclaimed Central Saint Martins and has acquired many awards, however her proudest second might be creating the ‘Ulster Fry’ jumper for Ma Mary within the Derry Women TV sequence.
Her Dots + Crosses scarf (seen right here) could also be much less outrageous than that ’90s throwback however isn’t any much less tasty.
Produced from stunning Yorkshire-spun lambswool, the unisex design is reversible and can show a classy antidote to winter chills for a few years to return, €75.
Award-winning kids’s creator, Benji Bennett, will likely be visiting Dunnes Shops places together with Bandon and Douglas, Cork, and Liffey Valley, Dublin, over the following few weeks as he continues his nationwide ebook tour bringing the newest in his ‘Adam’s Journey’ sequence to households throughout Eire.
Having misplaced his beloved son Adam out of the blue at 4 years of age, Benji was impressed to create his sequence of books to convey households nearer collectively by spending time collectively studying.
The much-loved books additionally assist to help kids’s charities together with Barnardos, LauraLynn, and Anam Cara. Benji is bringing his snuggly new ‘Earlier than You Sleep Bear’ and the Adam’s Cloud assortment to chose Dunnes outlets nationwide.
Six female-led Irish manufacturers, together with broadcaster and presenter Anna Daly’s Little Bliss, have come collectively to open a stunning pop-up store on Dublin’s Clarendon Road.
With residence fragrances by Brooke & Shoals, skincare by Ella & Jo, and artworks from Sarah Wickham Designs it’s a one-stop store for reward giving.
Choose up a ravishing bag by My Title is Ted, desk linens from The Designed Desk, or smooth cotton pyjamas from Cotone Assortment.
- The Clarendon Collective, 40 Clarendon Road, Dublin 2
Irish chocolatier Lir has simply launched a brand new vary of candies together with recent new packaging together with the scrumptious Blonde Salted Caramels and Raspberry Ganache.
Darkish Chocolate Ganache sweets sound excellent with an Irish espresso over Christmas whereas the brand new Irish Cream Liqueur could be excellent as an after-dinner deal with in lieu of dessert.
Costs from €6. Out there from supermarkets nationwide, Dublin Airport, and the Lir Manufacturing unit Store in Navan, Co Meath.