Mother’s, Grandmothers, Godmothers, Step-Mothers, that special woman in your life that plays a Mothering role deserves to be treated.
It goes without saying, the greatest gift you can give anyone is the gift of your time. making a lovely homemade dinner, setting the table a little more special than usual is a gorgeous way of showing your appreciation.
If you are in a position where you would like to purchase a gift, we have curated this list to provide inspiration and shout about some fantastic Irish brands and businesses that we love.
Nestled in the Hidden Heartlands, Wineport Lodge in most definitely a jewel in Athlone’s hospitality crown. This luxury lodge exudes serenity from the moment you arrive at its blissful Lough Ree lakeside location. Having undergone extensive renovations, the new Spa at Wineport is now open, think outdoor hot tub followed by afternoon tea before bunking down for a blissful nights sleep – a Mother’s dream.
BROOK LODGE & MACREDDIN VILLAGE
Located in the Garden County, this self contained estate is a real treat for all, but in particular it is a food lovers haven. Home to Ireland’s first certified organic restaurant The Strawberry Tree, serving the best of local and Irish produce. If a more casual dining option appeals then why not try La Taverna Armento. This onsite Italian eatery is very popular with residents as well as locals looking for a great night out. You also have Actons Pub and The Orchard Cafe. This quaint food village has everything a foodies heart desires along with a stunning Spa and luxury accommodation. What are you waiting for!
THE WICKLOW ESCAPE
This gloriously immersive food and nature focused mountain lodge will ensure Mom gets to switch off completely. With each garden room opening up directly into the lush gardens to the sound of nothing more than birdsong, this is next level relaxation. Renowned for its hyper local food offering, each stay in The Wicklow Escape includes all meals and wine pairings. Choose from a one or two night escape or if you are local to The Wicklow Escape you can now book in for dining only – but lets be honest, none of us really want to drive home and miss those beautiful bio dynamic wine pairings on offer.
THE SWEETEST TREATS
Who doesn’t adore the sweet, silky indulge of a beautifully presented box of chocolates. Lily O’Brien’s have a wide and varied range for you to choose from. What could be nicer than popping on the kettle and sitting down for treats and chats with the most special lady in your life.
The Masters of Macarons in Ladurée create these delicious little French fancies in a host of wonderful flavours. Everything from the packaging right through to the dainty delights themselves combine to give an exquisite taste experience. This Mother’s Day you can have Macaron’s delivered or why not give a gorgeous Afternoon Tea Voucher to allow the recipient the full, immersive experience.
L’ART DU CHOCOLAT
This fabulous French Chocolate shop based in Maynooth in Co. Kildare is a must for any serious chocolate lovers. Hand crafting the finest chocolates and pâtisserie using sustainable Valrhona chocolate. Every single item is irresistible making a visit to this chocolate haven a worthwhile trip indeed.
GORGEOUS GIFT SETS
A carefully curated range of sustainable, luxury Irish Gifting is at the heart of this thriving female led Kildare based business. Sisters-in-Law, Nic & Sue have combined their creative forces to help you spend your money in a more conscious way when choosing a gift. Stocking high quality Irish crafted goods and packaging them in stunning sustainable gift boxes makes shopping online with NearlySisters a total dream. With a beautiful range of Mother’s Day gifts that can be ordered at the click of a button and delivered directly on your behalf – what are you waiting for!
THE DESIGNED TABLE
This exquisite range of high quality table linen is designed in Ireland by the creative and artistic eye of leading PR Guru and Event Stylist Tara O’Connor. Tara’s designs are instant mood elevators and dressing your table with these fabulous styles and uplifting colours is a joy in itself. The Designed Table also stock a full range of fabulous napkin rings, table mats and candle holders. Everything you need to create your own Designed Table at home.
Another great female led Irish gifting company, Wild Fern is the brainchild of Clodagh Rigby. Championing Irish brands and crafting beautiful gift boxes filled with treats that Mother’s will adore. Clodagh has a fantastic eye for detail and ensures only the finest luxury brands make it into a Wild Fern gift box.