Treat your mum, a new mother or your grandmother to a thoughtful gift on 14 March
Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and as we know deliveries and post are under pressure in lockdown, it’s time to start planning. Here are some gift ideas to make mothers you know feel special, whether you’re shopping for your pal or your own mum.
A classic box of chocolates is always appreciated. Lily O’Brien’s have a cute shoebox hamper, which contains six of their most popular chocolate collections.
Luxurious loungewear is a perfect gift for a hardworking mum.
Made in partnership with Irish family business White & Green, Max Benjamin’s Gift of Sleep includes the Sleep Tight pillow mist with lavendar and chamomile along with a silk eye mask. The set also includes a shea butter hand cream to keep by her bedside.
Gift her with a special reminder to practise mindfulness with a print from Delving Within. Founded by mindfulness teacher Jane O’Loughlin, this business creates framed inspirational quotes around finding joy in small moments. The prints are printed in Dublin and the wooden frames are handfinished in West Cork, with a choice of six quotes and four colourways to choose from.
For something a little different, enjoy a virtual wine tasting with The Nude Wine Co. The winetasting costs €75 per household and you will receive a bottle of organic cava, vinho verde (white) and ripasso valpolicella (red). The presentation and delivery charge are included, and the wine is delivered to your home before the event. There is a prize for the best dressed on the evening of a bottle of Bollinger, and everyone on the call will be entered into a draw for a Mother’s Day Gift Box and vegan LANDA pouch. Book here.
Not sure what to buy? You’ll discover over 200 amazing Irish brands at giftedfromireland.com. Brands include Orwell & Browne scarves and accessories, Dublin Herbalists skincare and My Name is Ted bags.
Nourishing skincare that will deliver luminous skin will always go down a treat. Clarins Double Serum is a hero product for every bathroom shelf, and the Nutri-Lumière day and night creams are a treat for the skin.
Sustainable shoppers no doubt already have a reusable water bottle and coffee mug, but Wicklow-based business Ecoset takes it further with insulated wine sets and tumblers for making a G&T to enjoy at an al fresco picnic.
An Italian escape may be off the cards for some time but this amazing indoor pizza oven by Sage will allow you to create Neapolitan-style pizzas at home in minutes.
Gourmet Tart Co is known for its divine handmade food offering, with six shops in Galway. Now offering nationwide delivery for €5, they’re offering Mother’s Day Hampers in three different styles, starting from €35. We love the luxury breakfast hamper.
Gift a subscription to Irish Country Magazine for the year for just €35. Act quick, as the first 50 subscribers will also receive a delicious Lily O’Brien’s hamper. Subscribe here.
Codex Beauty Labs has launched the Pamper Care Kit, which contains all a mother needs for calm and hydrated skin. The set, which retails at €60 but is worth €85, includes the Invigorating soap to cleanse the skin, the Heart soap to soften and protect and the Bia Skin Superfood Hydration Solution to improve texture and strength the skin’s barrier.