We’re all eager for 2020 to end and those of us who celebrate Christmas are hoping we can make it a joyful, magical end to an extremely difficult year. The special men in your life, be they your father, uncles, brothers, boyfriend, or husband, no doubt deserve a real treat. But what?
If he celebrates his Celtic roots or in general just loves Ireland and all things Irish, you have some great Irish gift options with IrishShop.com.
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Here are a few of our most popular Irish Christmas gift ideas that are sure to fit every budget.
People are rushing to put up their trees and embrace some seasonal joy, so why not take your inspiration from that? Choose a classic festive motif such as a snowman or a nutcracker or perhaps a wee jug of Irish whiskey or a lucky pot of gold? And Belleek fan would love their annual ornament, a cozy, snow-covered cottage. If it is your first Christmas together, they have a lovely ornament for the occasion, as do some other brands. Belleek also does nativity sets and other decorative pieces for the season.
When the weather outside gets frightful, nothing beats a traditional Aran knit sweater. This intricate knitting style has roots in the fishing communities of the islands off the Atlantic coast of Ireland. Not only does it look great, but the texture that the knitting style creates also helps to keep you warmer than other knits. You can also find hats and scarves in Aran knits to keep him warm this winter. A look at this classic is always appropriate and never goes out of style.
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So a trip to Ireland wasn’t in the cards in 2020, but what about bringing a great view of the Irish countryside to him? A landscape print of the rugged Atlantic coastline will help him take a mental mini-vacation. From the Cliffs of Moher to a rustic cottage or charming village, pick the scene that he’d like best. It’s the perfect Irish gift for his living room, man cave, or office.
Pubs are the heart of Irish culture. It isn’t about the drinking as much as the company and the craic, but the glassware helps set the scene. So why not give him his very own set of Irish glasses personalized with his surname? No matter what his taste, you can find just the right thing. Beer drinkers will appreciate a traditional pint glass, while whiskey lovers will be delighted with a set of whiskey tumblers.
Jewelry isn’t just for women. Celtic cross necklaces, knotwork rings, and stunning cufflinks are also wonderful Irish gifts for the men in your life. Some pieces are just the thing to make a special occasion more special, while others are ideal for everyday wear. Jewelry is a sentimental gift, a beautiful way to remind him how much you care.
Whatever Irish gifts you choose this year and this coming Christmas season, they are sure to help this strange year-end on a high note for the special men in your life.