10 Fabulous Festive Gifts From Good Food Ireland®

10 Fabulous Festive Gifts From Good Food Ireland®

byJillian Bolger

Issue: Nov/Dec
Date: 01/11/2021

Looking for fantastic Irish food- and drink-inspired Christmas gifts? Look no further. We’ve picked out perfect presents for home cooks, budding chefs, drinks aficionados and gourmands.


10 fabulous festive gifts from Good Food Ireland®

Looking for fantastic Irish food- and drink-inspired Christmas gifts? Look no further. We’ve picked out perfect presents for home cooks, budding chefs, drinks aficionados and gourmands. From cookbooks to cheeseboards, hampers to homeware our gifts showcase the best of Ireland’s producers. So, whether you are shopping for your folks or friends or looking for some thoughtful corporate gifting ideas, we got something for all tastes and budgets. Best of all? You can buy everything right here on the Good Food Ireland® website.
We offer worldwide shipping on many of these products and when you buy from Good Food Ireland®, you can be assured of giving a sustainable Irish gift not just made in Ireland but made of Ireland.

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Ballymaloe Cookery Course Book


A beautiful cookbook is always a welcome gift, even for food lovers who prefer to eat out than cook in. We’ve chosen a selection of our favourite cookbooks from the most respected Irish food writers, chefs and home cooks, including Rory O’Connell, Clodagh McKenna, Darina Allen and Ross Lewis. Designed to inspire kitchen creativity, we also offer gorgeous coffee table books for those who just like looking at fabulous food photography.


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Cheese Board


Looking for a brie-lliant gift for the cheese lover in your life? Our Good Food Ireland® Cheese Board is hand made with sustainable wood, and we also have a gorgeous Good Food Ireland® Slate serving board. Each individual piece has been cut by hand using a 150-year-old slater’s knife. These gifts are exclusive to Good Food Ireland® and can’t be bought in the shops.


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Locally Grown Collection

Good Food Ireland Apron


The Good Food Ireland® Locally Grown collection uses fun, brightly coloured illustrations to remind us about the abundance of locally grown food on our island. Designed by a local Irish artist, the collection includes a 100% organic cotton tea towel and luxury apron, which are sure to brighten up any kitchen.


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I Love Carrots Collection


Got a budding chef to buy for this Christmas? The Good Food Ireland® I Love Carrots collection was created especially for junior chefs and little kitchen helpers. The colourful, hand-sketched design was created by an Irish artist to educate and inspire youngsters to love locally grown vegetables. Choose from a Fairtrade cotton apron, a super-soft baby bib, a cute plush bunny or our bunny and bib bundle.


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The Great Irish Farm Book

Great Irish Farm Book


Ideal for curious children, The Great Irish Farm Book by Darragh McCullough and illustrated by Sally Caulwell takes readers on a captivating journey through life on an Irish farm. Discover what a farmer does every day and how that changes with the seasons. Learn about the different animals, insects and crops as well as the machinery and technology. Fun, engaging and full of cool facts that they’ll love to tell you about, this colourful, inspiring book is a great gift for kids to unwrap this Christmas.


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Wrap Up & Dine Out

Pure Wool Throws


Dining al fresco has never been more popular, but coming into the wintery weather we need to be properly wrapped up to dine outdoors. We’ve got some exquisite handmade, Irish designed pieces that are sure to keep you cosy in a beer garden, rooftop, terrace or back garden. For our Good Food Ireland® 100% Irish linen scarves, we partnered with a traditional Irish linen weaver to create this timeless, thoughtful gift. Our exclusive Good Food Ireland® cashmere wrap is a gorgeous gift that the recipient won’t ever want to take off. We also have colourful, merino scarves and throws made from the softest Irish lambswool.


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Dogs’ Designs

Dog hat and scarf


Keep your furry family members warm this winter with our exclusive and extremely cute collection of hats and scarves for dogs. We’ve partnered with a local designer who makes these hand-knit Aran accessories for canine companions who feel the cold. For those who like to look as pawsome as their pooches, we’ve got matching items available so you can both look cute while keeping cosy this Christmas.


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Discover Ireland Chocolate Gift Box


A Good Food Ireland® is extra special. Featuring Irish artisan products selected from our approved Collection of Makers around the island, we have gifts to suit most budgets with ideas for your partner, children, friends and family or work colleagues. For example, our Discover Ireland Chocolate Gift Box is a taste and visual tour of the island, filled with the best Irish artisan chocolates from the Good Food Ireland® approved collection. It also comes with our Locally Grown tea towel and Carsten Krieger’s evocative landscape photography book. For a gift that keeps on giving. Our range of delightful hampers will give the recipient an authentic taste of Ireland delivered straight to their door either on a monthly or quarterly basis.


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When you think someone is the best, give them the best, and the Good Food Ireland® experiences are the best that Ireland has to offer. These experiences tell the unique food and drink story of our island through wonderful workshops and terrific tours and tastings. Those with a sweet tooth will adore the chocolate making workshop in Carlow. The whiskey tasting in Mayo will wow drink aficionados. Those who like to find their food will fall in love with foraging in Cork. Good Food Ireland® experiences make for a fun and memorable gift.


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Gift vouchers

Good Food Ireland Voucher


Good Food Ireland® gift vouchers are a great choice for everyone who loves good local food and drink and great Irish hospitality. We offer two types of vouchers. The physical gift voucher can be used in the Good Food Ireland® Collection of hotels, restaurants, cookery schools and food and drink producers all over the island of Ireland. These are ideal for those who love to dine out.


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The Good Food Ireland® Online gift voucher is a great way to give the gift of Irish food and drink to friends, family and clients all over the world. No matter what their tastes, they are sure to find something to tickle their taste buds on our Online Shop, which is updated regularly with new products, experiences and getaways.


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Christmas Voucher


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