December is here and it’s officially time to eat, drink and be merry! Here are some festive touches for your dining table

With the season of indulgence upon us, ensure your table setting is a fitting place for a feast with lots of fun accessories that add to that sense of occasion.  As well as the usual array of reds, stars and fir trees, expect to see stags and reindeer everywhere.

Here are some of our favourites: 

For sharing: 

Platter, Debenhams (sale price) €31.50

Copper and slate tray, Slated €70

Platters, Debenhams (Sale price) €21

Serving board, Caulfield Country Boards €50

Platter, Amara (sale price €36.75)

Plates: 

12 piece set, Debenhams (sale price) €73.50

Alpine lodge dinner plate, Butlers Home €12.99

Underplate, Butlers Home €9.99

Ellen Degeneres Christmas accent plate set of 4, Meadows & Byrne €48

Charger plate set of 6, Meadows & Byrne €89.70

Aynsley Fortuna 16-piece set, Belleek €99

5 piece baby set, Debenhams €40

Feliz Navidad dinner set, Meadows & Byrne (priced individually)

Patterned plate, H&M €7.99

Place settings: 

Place mat, Interiosity €5.95

Placemats, Next €26

Reindeer napkin ring, Meadows & Byrne €19.95

Festive place mat, Alljoy Design @ Irish Design Shop €12.50


Place mat, H&M €7.99

Napkin rings, Next €13

On show: 

Mia Etagere stand in gold, Butlers Home €39.99

Belleek 2 tier server, €49

Cake stand, Debenhams (sale price) €26.60

After dinner tea and treats:

Snowman mugs set of 6, Meadows & Byrne €23.70

Treat tin, Marks & Spencer €10

Cheeseboard, Next €21

Mugs, Next €6

Oh Deer mug, Marks & Spencer €8.25

Christmas coasters, Marks & Spencer €13

Carolyn Donnelly dip bowl, Dunnes Stores €4

Mugs, Blarney Woolen Mills €25

Fun table essentials:

Gingerbread men salt and pepper shakers, Dunnes Stores €5

Tea towels, Homesense €8.99

Salt and pepper shakers, Next €11

Seasonal table linen:

Paul Costelloe table runner, Dunnes Stores €15

Sequin table runner, Next from €31

Festive finishing touches: 

Tree, Butlers Home €8.99

Glass tree, Butlers Home €9.99

Christmas deer head, Butlers Home €2.99

Lighting:

Stag tea light holder, Marks & Spencer €54

Advent candle holder, Butlers Home €12.99

Christmas Tree Candle Holder

Christmas tree candle holder, Marks & Spencer €17

Robin print lantern, Marks & Spencer €27