Kilkenny is a treasure trove for Christmas gifts and unique handmade crafts, discover the variety of traditional craftsmanship, pottery, jewellery, textiles, glass, and art all on offer to purchase online from the comfort of your own home.
Rudolf Heltzel Goldsmith
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
Hotel Gift 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.
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The crafty and creative will enjoy the treasure trove that is the Nicholas Mosse Pottery 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 from their vast range of tableware, homeware selection and gift sets. This is a thoughtful Christmas gift for anyone who likes entertaining or appreciates talented craftmanship. www.nicholasmosse.com
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 will enhance any space plus make a thoughtful and welcomed Christmas gift for someone special. Visit: www.jerpointglass.com
Kilkenny Design Centre
Kilkenny Design Centre offers an unrivalled selection of Irish handcrafted gifts, the centre and online shop specialises in handcrafted works of exceptional quality. Stocking a selection of jewellery, knitwear, celtic gifts, china and crystal, pottery and glass and stunning one off contemporary design pieces. The centre is renowned for showcasing emerging Irish craftspeople and their unique work, respected and sought after all over the world. Visit www.kilkennydesign.com and find a range of Christmas gifts to suit the whole family.
Lorimat Jewellers are synonymous with vintage jewellery. They have a wide range of earrings, necklaces, and bracelets to surprise someone special this Christmas. Sterling Silver is a timeless choice of precious metal for these attractive pieces, while cubic zirconias add diamond-like sparkle at an affordable price. Or choose freshwater pearls for a true vintage look! All jewellery items can be ordered online. And delivered in an attractive presentation box, with a choice of inscriptions. www.vintageengagementrings.ie
Moth to a Flame
Who doesn’t love candles? Established by Larry Kinsella in 1999, Moth to a Flame have been making a range of distinctive handmade candles beside the river in Bennettsbridge. Silkmoth scented, Glow-globe, Rock, Irish Heritage, Gloworm candles and more can be ordered online to make a wonderful Christmas present. www.mothtoaflame.ie
Meubles - Home of Inspiration
Meubles is a beautiful furniture and homewares company based in the beautiful city of Kilkenny . The discerning buyer will find an extensive array of leading brands of sofas, dining sets, beds, bedroom furniture, homewares, accessories, flooring, fitted furniture fitted kitchens and lighting on their online store. Owned and operated by the O’Keeffe family since the Kilkenny store first opened its doors in 1972, they invest a significant amount of time and money in ensuring our stores are kept up to date with the latest designs and inspirational ideas. Find an assortment of high quality homeware and Christmas gifts at excellent value for money on your online shopping spree – Visit: www.meubles.ie
Cushendale Woollen Mills
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
Since 1934, Newbridge Silverware has been Ireland’s premier designer and producer of homeware, jewellery and giftware products and it is this unique history of craftsmanship and experience, combined with a contemporary and fresh attitude to design, that puts Newbridge Silverware on the cutting edge of modern living. Find the perfect piece of jewellery for that special someone or homeware gifts to surprise your family this Christmas on www.newbridgesilverware.com
Duiske Glass Gift Shop
Established in 1974 by Harry and Maureen O’Shea of Graiguenamanagh; Duiske Glass is a handcut glass and handcut crystal brand that enjoys significant success in Ireland and globally. The brand is particularly well known for its grapevine cut which is still handcut at Duiske Glass. They also offer a wide selection of lifestyle gifts including Jewellery, Accessories, Bags, Aynsley and Belleek, China, Newbridge Silver, Orla Kiely, Tipperary Crystal Gifts, Galway Crystal, Genesis, Egmont Toys, Donegal Natural Soap Company. It’s easy to find the ideal Christmas present with such a wide selection of stunning gifts on www.duiskeglasskilkenny.ie
Butterslip Gift Shop
Butterslip is a crafty little shop full of colourful ideas and little gems. The online shop is a treasure trove of gifts and is curated with a selection of timeless pieces all beautifully presented in a pretty pink Butterslip boxes.
Browse through their online store www.butterslip.com to find unique and charming Christmas presents and the perfect stocking fillers.
Zwartbles Blankets & Travel Rugs
The Zwartbles Ireland Blankets & Travel Rugs are woven to a traditional weight and have four white stripes which represent the Zwartbles sheep distinctive white markings. Zwartbles fleece is medium to fine with excellent crimp along the length of fibre. It is dense black to chocolate brown with sun bleached tips. Choose from a range of blankets, rugs and yarn all made with all natural pure 100% Irish Zwartbles wool, no dyes. Find the ideal authentically Kilkenny gift this Christmas on www.zwartblesireland.com
Padmore & Barnes
This large retail department store in Kilkenny specialises in Footwear, Outdoor and Luggage with Camping in the summer and Ski in the winter. It also offers a fantastic selection in Casual Clothing, Sports House & Home, Garden Furniture, Barbeques, Crafts and Children’s clothing. Padmore & Barnes offers a unique blend of quality product in world famous brands such as Ecco, Josef Seibal, Lowa Alpine, Columbia, Samsonite, Nike, Vango and Musto to name but a few. Get your family kitted out for this winter season at www.padmore-barnes.com
Andrea and Siobhan, who always had a natural love and flair for the fashion world, own one of Kilkenny’s Premier boutiques – bringing you alluring signature collections from Paris, Milan, New York and all the fashion capitals of the world. This stunning boutique is a well known shopping experience that focuses on individuality, allowing every lady to express their own sense of style. Visit: Peaches Boutique for an online Christmas shopping experience and choose the perfect outfit for Christmas Day or buy s stylish gift for friends or family.
The Wardrobe Kilkenny, Designer Consignment Store
The Wardrobe is the leading Designer Consignment Store in the South East. They stock preloved labels such as Chanel, Prada, Gucci, Brunello Cuccinelli, Bulgari, Dolce and Gabbana, Pucci, Alexander McQueen, Diane Von Furstenberg, Louis Vuitton and many more. From Designer bags, accessories to complete outfits you will be sure to find something to keep your wardrobe stylish and on trend at a fraction of the original price. The Wardrobe Kilkenny both consign and sell preloved Designer clothes, bags, sunglasses, accessories and jewellery. Surprise your loved one with a designer Christmas present this year. Shop today on The Wardrobe.
Valley of Roses
A unique place where you Create Your Own Signature Scent. The workshops are for creative, design sensitive people and would make for an ideal Christmas gift voucher. You’ll find the perfect perfume gift choice in their collection; including the hottest brands! Shop online and order the perfect personalised perfume or gift set as a Christmas gift today! Visit: Valley of Roses
Connolly's Red Mills
Red Mill’s flagship retail store as Ireland’s premier shopping destination for country lifestyle brands including Fairfax & Favor, Welligogs, Dubarry, Ariat, Toggi, Le Chameau & many more.
Shop online or call (056) 4449011 and they’ll deliver straight to your home or work.
Goods of Kilkenny
Goods.ie offer fashion, lingerie, cosmetics, footwear and accessories for stylish women of all ages. A gift voucher from Goods makes the ideal Christmas gift. Available in any amount, they can be used throughout the shop and never expire! Truly making a gift voucher from Goods, the gift of choice. Visit: Goods.ie
Kilkenny Crystal is Ireland’s oldest Family-owned Crystal Studio Workshop. Their use of traditional techniques means that the crystal is likened to antique quality. Each piece is deeply cut by hand and then polished with care to retain a fine finish. They create many original designs and unusual pieces and due to the limited number of pieces produced each year many items become valuable collectors items. Visit: www.kilkennycrystal.com and discover some wonderful Christmas present options!
The National Reptile Zoo
Looking for an alternative Christmas gift to surprise and excite your kids? Why not adopt an animal at the The National Reptile Zoo. The team at The National Reptile Zoo are caring for their animals behind closed doors at this time and need your support. For just €35 you can adopt one of their scaly residents for one whole year. This money will go towards feeding and looking after your chosen animal for an entire year. All of these animals are Red Listed by the IUCN which means they need our help to preserve their species in the wild. In return for your help you will receive an adoption pack which includes an adoption certificate, fact sheet and 2 postcards, 20% discount on admission and your name will be displayed here in the zoo on our wall of adoptees.
For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre
Enjoy Christmasshopping online from the comfort of your own home and choose from a wide range of stores from MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre. Buy gifts, clothes, accessories, toys, books, gift vouchers and so much more from leading brands such as New Look, Lifestyle Sports, H&M, River Island, Eason, Boots and Dunnes to name just a few. Visit the store directory here to shop from your favourite store!