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Cushendale Woollen Mills Mist Berry Kilkenny

Media Release - Issued: 22nd October, 2020



As we enter into lockdown, it’s an opportunity to use this quieter time wisely and bring a piece of Kilkenny into your home or to surprise a loved one with a cherished gift. Explore the wide range of traditional handmade crafts and discover the variety of pottery, jewellery, textiles, glass and art to decorate your home in seasonal style or purchase unique Christmas presents for family or friends. Visitors to www.visitkilkenny.ie can enjoy the comfort of shopping online from your own home and beat the Christmas rush with Visit Kilkenny’s top 10 star buys this Christmas. #ShopKilkennyOnline





Connolly’s Red Mills


Guinea Soho Faux Fur

Red Mill’s flagship retail store is Ireland’s premier shopping destination for country lifestyle brands including Fairfax & Favor, Welligogs, Dubarry, Ariat, Toggi, Le Chameau & many more.  Red Mill’s also offer a curated selection of Country Living wares – from saddles and horse feeds, to clothing & footwear, to dog food and kennels.  Red Mill’s top pick for Christmas is an undeniably cosy and luxuriously soft, Guinea’s Soho faux fur coat. It is designed in the finest and softest textured silky smooth faux fur to instantly update your cold weather wardrobe. High on-trend and style, the Soho is sure to be your go to piece on colder days. Designed to be truly easy wearing and warm, this long faux fur coat is a perfect choice to surprise that special someone this Christmas!

Shop online or call (056) 4449011 and they’ll deliver straight to your home or work.

Visit: Redmillsstore.ie




Butterslip Gift Shop

 Accessories & Stocking Fillers


Butterslip is a crafty little shop situated on Butterslip Lane, one of Kilkenny’s charming streets and is full of colourful ideas and little gems, perfect for the Christmas stocking fillers. The online shop is a treasure trove of gifts and is curated with a selection of timeless pieces all beautifully presented in pretty pink Butterslip boxes.


Visit: www.butterslip.com or see their Christmas Gift Shop Here




Nicholas Mosse Pottery

Nicholas Mosse Mixed Bowl Gift Set

Nothing would make a Nicholas Mosse collector happier than receiving a Mixed Bowl Gift Set. Hint hint Click Here

The crafty and creative will enjoy the treasure trove that is the Nicholas Mosse Pottery online shop. Nicholas Mosse and his team make every single piece of pottery they produce by hand. They apply their patterns using an age old tradition dating back to the 18th century. Using cut sponges, they individually sponge dab the patterns onto each piece of pottery. In fact, every piece of Nicholas Mosse undergoes a 20 step, handmade process. and Nick personally trains every individual decorator that works at Nicholas Mosse. Choose the perfect Christmas gift from their vast range of tableware and homeware selection. This Mixed Bowl Gift Set Star Buy is a thoughtful Christmas gift for anyone who likes entertaining or appreciates talented craftmanship. Visit: www.nicholasmosse.com




Kilkenny Design Centre

Christmas Tree Decorations

Kilkenny Design Centre offers an unrivalled selection of Irish handcrafted gifts of exceptional quality. Stocking a selection of jewellery, knitwear, Celtic gifts, china and crystal, pottery and glass and stunning one off contemporary design pieces this online store has the ideal options for your Christmas shopping spree. The Kilkenny Design Centre is renowned for showcasing emerging Irish craftspeople and their unique work, respected and sought after all over the world. Buy your loved one a very special and unique gift this Christmas on www.kilkennyshop.com.

Kilkenny Design’s Star Buy this Christmas are these beautiful tree decorations from just €12.00 each which would make that special gift this Christmas. Be quick as they are extremely popular. Shop online at kilkennyshop.com




Duiske Glass

Traditional Toys

As well as their internationally known handcut glass and handcut crystal brand with it’s popular grapevine cut which is still handcut at Duiske Glass, Graiguenamanagh, Duiske Glass offers a wide selection of lifestyle gifts. They have some wonderful options for you this Christmas including Jewellery, Accessories, Bags, Aynsley and Belleek, China, Newbridge Silver, Orla Kiely, Tipperary Crystal Gifts, Genesis, Egmont Toys and the Donegal Natural Soap Company. Duiske Glass have some lovely traditional toys now available online which would make a very special gift for little boys and girls this Christmas. Visit: www.duiskeglasskilkenny.ie




Moth to a Flame Candles

Distinctive Handmade Candles

Who doesn’t love candles? Moth to a Flame make a range of distinctive handmade candles beside the river in Bennettsbridge. Their unique range includes Silkmoth scented, Glow-globe, Rock, Irish Heritage, Gloworm candles and so much more. These beautiful and unique “Made in Kilkenny” candles would brighten anyone’s day this Christmas. Check out their online shop here: www.mothtoaflame.ie




Jerpoint Glass

Christmas Baubles, Tealights, Festive Tableware & More

Jerpoint Glass Studio is an Irish handmade glass company and a true family business. Established in 1979 by Keith and Kathleen Leadbetter, together with their small team of glass blowers, they have built Jerpoint into an internationally recognised name. Drawing on 2000 years of glass blowing tradition, the skilled craftsmen individually create each piece in the Jerpoint collection. Jerpoint Glass’ festive range will enhance any space plus make a thoughtful and welcomed Christmas gift for someone special. www.jerpointglass.com




Valley of Roses

Perfume Gift Sets

Valley of Roses  is a unique place where you create your own signature scent. They also offer workshops for creative and design sensitive people which would make the ideal gift voucher. You’ll find the perfect perfume or Gift Set in their collection for your Christmas Gift buys this year including some of the hottest brands! Shop online here and order you personalised perfume today! Visit: Valley of Roses




Cushendale Woollen Mills

Winter Warmer Blankets, Throws and Scarves

Known for their unique colours and craftsmanship Cushendale Woollen Mills is one of the few remaining Irish woollen mills continuing to create quality authentic textiles from the fleece of Irish sheep. They produce a broad range of home furnishings, fashion accessories and knitting yarns in Irish Wool, Mohair and Lambswool. Purchase a unique Kilkenny made, warm and cosy gift this Christmas when you visit: www.cushendale.ie




Rudolf Heltzel Goldsmith

Handmade Engagement Rings & Dress Pieces

Established in 1968 and now in its second generation, internationally acclaimed Rudolf Heltzel designers, gold and silversmiths hand make unique, exquisite jewellery in precious metals and gemstones. Their website gallery is an exciting range of instantly recognisable, hand made engagement rings and dress pieces in 18ct gold, sterling silver and platinum, set with carefully selected diamonds and magnificent precious gemstones. Choose a gift that will be remembered forever this Christmas and view the stunning pieces online on www.rudolfheltzel.com and for enquiries telephone +353 (0)56 7721497 or email info@RudolfHeltzel.com



Kilkenny Hotel Vouchers

Treat that special person in your life to a stay in one of Kilkenny’s top class hotels with a Hotel gift voucher this Christmas, where they can cross the thresholds of our castles, medieval streets, boutiques and sample our legendary food offering on a future visit.

Click Here to view a full selection of hotels in Kilkenny and purchase a Hotel voucher today!



For more inspiration on Christmas Gift ideas go to

www.VisitKilkenny.ie to view all our shopping options.






Media Release issued by: TL Marketing