50 Stall Holders Past & Present to Support this Christmas

  IN SEARCH OF THE PERFECT GIFT? HOW ABOUT JEWELLERY, TEXTILES, PHOTOGRAPHY OR WOODEN CRAFT THAT HAS BEEN MADE IN IRELAND? WE’VE COMPILED A LIST OF 50 STALL HOLDERS PAST AND PRESENT TO HELP YOU SHOP LOCAL THIS DECEMBER. 

 

ART & CRAFT

1. Marshall Made It 

Pebble art birds made from coastal elements. Due to Christmas craziness orders are limited to what is displayed on the website. www.marshallmadeit.com

2. Tide Clock Shop

Made in the West of Ireland, these beautiful handcrafted tide clocks are ideal for sea-swimmers, fishermen, sailors, surfers, dog walkers and all beach lovers. www.tideclockshop.com

3. Chloe Jo Designs

Chloe Jo is an embroidery artist and eco printer who is influenced by texture and colours of the Irish landscape. Her contemporary embroidery design would make a lovely gift for that crafty person in your life. www.chloejodesigns.com 

4.  Bee Natural

If you are looking to purchase some eco conscious gifts this Christmas then beeswax wraps make a great stocking filler (or postal present – they fit perfectly in an envelope). www.beenaturalireland.com

5. Divas by Dee

Box frame art with a Christmas twist! Our favourites are “This House is Under Elf Surveillance” and “Home for Christmas”. www.divasbydee.com

6. Álainn Crafts

Handmade felt crafts for children ranging from dolls to teddies, finger puppets to keyrings which would make ideal stocking fillers for this Christmas. Check out the Christmas reindeer family and the felt Santa envelopes. Visit Etsy Page HERE

7. Artwood 

Beautiful suncatchers that can be personalised for that special person in your life. www.artwood.ie

8. Little Birch Puzzles

All puzzles are made from birch plywood sourced from sustainable forests. Suitable for children aged 3 years and over. Name puzzles can be made to order. www.littlebirchpuzzles.ie

9. Lichen Ceramics

Light, colourful well designed stoneware pottery in four distinctive colour ways of heather, pink, blue and lichen. The Singing Angel Christmas Decoration is our favourite! www.lichenceramics.ie

10. Patch Work Press

No two prints are the same! Each piece of art is hand pressed onto high quality deckled edged paper. Patrina’s “Tonnta” would make a lovely gift for the sea lover in your life. www.patchworkpress.ie

11. Love Lani’s Art

From Lani’s Christmas Cards to her Covid Collection Artwork you are sure to find something that tickles your fancy! Her Festive Camper Christmas card has us dreaming of road trips after restrictions are lifted on December18th. www.love-lanis-art.com

12. Miss Leela Sassafras Designs

Christmas decorations, cards & pins/badges. Lisa’s inspiration comes from her love of bad puns, & nostalgia. We love her Free Hugs pin. www.missleelasassafras.com

13. Organic Devolution 

Australian-born working artist living on the west coast of Ireland in Strandhill,Sligo. Ian’s Tea Towel Wall Art would make a quirky gift for a friend or family member. www.organicdevolution.com

14. Microcosm

Creators of miniature scenes including sculptures, shadow boxes and installations. The brainchild of Sligo native Kathy Byrne. Visit Facebook Page HERE.

Auntie Kitty’s Button Box (further adition after the article was published)

Baby Blankets, Blankeys, Taggys, Sunngle Dollies and everyone’s favourite Sock Monkeys. www.auntiekittysbuttonbox.ie

PHOTOGRAPAHY

15. Ed Lee Photography 

Portraits and Atlantic landscapes, seascapes and night sky photos, primarily from along Ireland’s Atlantic coast. eddielee.ie 

16. Michael Gannon Photography 

Framed and unframed fine art/creative art, landscape and contemporary photographs and a number of limited edition collections. Handmade cards of landscapes, flowers, toys and images. www.michaelgannonphotography.com

FOOD

17. Carrow Coffee

Paola and Andrew, coffee enthusiasts and founders of this small roasting business, located beside the Atlantic Ocean in County Sligo, Ireland. www.carrow.ie 

18. Hawthorn Bakehouse

A Sligo based microbakery, Hawthorn Bakehouse offers a range of homemade treats and bakes, which can be delivered straight to your door. www.hawthornbakes.ie 

19. The Cake Lady

Sarah’s Chocolate Biscuit Pudding proves a huge with adults and children alike. Also make sure to get your hands on some of her festive cupcakes and mince pies. www.sarahthecakelady.com

20. Little Cheesecake Shop

Hand crafted artisan cheesecakes made in County Mayo. Gluten free, sugar free and Keto friendly options. www.littlecheesecakeshop-ireland.com

21. Corleggy Cheeses

Each of their farmhouse cheeses is cared for individually with lots of subtle flavours and improved with maturity; its natural rind is nurtured being one of the cheeses characteristics. Every loves a decadent cheese board over the Christmas season. www.corleggycheeses.ie

22. Sweat Beat Cafe 

This small, planet-first neighbourhood cafe and shop, like many businesses had to pivot and adjust during 2020. They have just added Christmas hampers to their new online shop and have selected some of the very best vegan and plant-based products made right here in Ireland. So not only will you be supporting Irish producers, but you will alos be supporting the planet. www.sweetbeat.ie

23. Pyne’s Pesrves

We all need a good chutney is accompany our Christmas dinner. Check out their Cranberry & Clementine. www.facebook.com/Pynes-Preserves

24. Mallow Mia

Amazing gourmet marshmallows & rocky roads from Donegal. Their Marshamallow Toastng Kits are a huge hit with all the family. www.mallowmia.com

25. Bean Delivered

Give the gift of coffee. Each of Bean Delivered’s gift boxes comes complete with your brewer of choice, a featured roast, coffee tasting note book, measuring spoon, and Bean Delivered tin. You can also add a beautiful 8oz Bean Delivered Keep Cup. www.beandelivered.ie

26. O’ Hara’s Ice Cream

Homemade icecream tubs for some tasty treats over the Christmas holidays. The Christmas pudding flavour would work well for Christmas day dessert. Visit facebook page HERE

27. The White Hag

Coming complete in an already wrapped and tagged Festive Box, The White Hag Hoppy Christmas Box will be the feature of the fridge this Christmas. The only decision you need to make is, do you go for Santa’s Session Box (24 mix pack of essential beer), Santa’s Super Mix Box (36 essential plus seasonal specials) or Santa’s Super Hoppy Box (30 Hop forward beers). www.thewhitehag.com

Bake N Tukka –(further adition after the article was published)

7th Heaven Granola. Enjoy a healthy start to the your day with your favorite fruit juice or milk, sprinkle over yogurt and fruit salad or just enjoy as a quick snack straight out of the jar / bag. 7th Heaven contains 7 nuts 7 fruits 7 seeds & 7 Spices. www.bnt.ie

JEWELLERY 

28. Oilean Jewellery

Unique jewellery inspired from the landscapes of Ireland, encompassing the beauty of the coastline and the rugged mountain ranges. www.oileanjewellery.com

29. Cinnamon Peach Designs

Unique, handmade polymer clay earrings. Visit Etsy shop HERE.

30. Kara Gems Jewellery 

Affordable and exclusive range of handmade fashion jewellery using semi-precious stones, glass crystals, freshwater pearls, acrylic and Personalised Rosaries with Wooden Beads finished with Sterling Silver or Silver Plated Nickel and Lead Free Components. Visit Facebook page HERE

31. MvM Art and Design

Handbags, jewellery, accessories and artwork, handmade and designed from recycled car and bicycle inner tubes combined with bicycle parts and other materials. Visit Etsy page HERE.

32. Black River Silver

Handmade fine silver jewellery created from precious metal clay. blackriversilver.ie

33. Gemini moon

Handcrafted Crystal & Gemstone Jewellery. Visit Facebook page HERE

34. Fiona Herbst Jewellery

Fiona Herbst design is Art in the form of jewellery. Unique modern jewellery made from polymer clay. www.fionaherbst.com

35. AmSo Belle

High quality Sterling Silver, Rhodium plated. Their gold collection is 18 carat gold filled. Hypoallergenic jewellery (nickel & lead free). www.amsobelle.com

36. Windy Shore Crafts

Handmade earrings, brooches and keepsake bottles containing beach themed earrings, topped with shells collected from local beaches on the West Coast of Ireland. Visit Facebook Page HERE.

CANDLES

37. Inishowen Candles

100% Advanced Soy Wax, with cotton wicks and a paper core. www.inishowencandles.ie

38. A&S Aromas

100% soy wax melts & candles using the highest quality fragrances. www.asaromas.com

SOAPS

39. Sophie’s Soaps 

Sophie’s Soaps is a small batch personal care company established in 2020 in Mullingar, Co. Westmeath owned and operated by Sophie Freeman. Her handemade soaps and skincare products are palm free- www.sophiessoaps.ie/

40. Feirin Naturals

Makers of Natural Goat Milk Soaps & Shampoo Bars – healing Salves – Appealing balms & serums.  For all skin types even various skin conditions. Luxurious, Healing & Appealing.  Visit Facebook Page HERE

CLOTHING

41. Atlantic Equiptment Project 

Designed & made by hand in our coastal workshop. Hard wearing backpacks & carry equipment, inspired by Atlantic adventure. www.atlanticequipmentproject.com

42. Littlescallywags

Handmade organic clothes for children with unique patterns and high quality fabrics. www.littlescallywags.eu

43. Twisted Bean Ireland

Based in Leitrim Village, Twisted bean created 100% handmade & unique designed goodness for your little bean using the best and high quality materials. Visit Etsy shop HERE

44. Allejam – Mix it up

Adults and kid’s Reversible skirts with a press button fastening system to regulate waist. Made from cord, cotton, wool and tweed. Visit Facebook page HERE

45. West Coast by Nina

Inspired by the Cold & for the Love of Wool. Nina’s wool slippers will ensure toasty toes this Christmas  www.weststrandbynina.com

46. Due South Clothing

Unique eco friendly and sustainable t-shirts designed and printed by hand in Dublin. www.duesouth.ie

 

47. Grown Clothing

An Irish Ethical Clothing Brand that is Inspired by the Sea, Coast and Wildlife. All our Garments are Made with the Highest Social and Ethical Standards. www.grown.ie

48. NooneBoy

Graphic designer, illustrator and artist based in Sligo with some fantastic unque pieces for sale this Christmas. www.nooneboy.com

49. All things FionaLilly

New Irish sustainable clothing brand, using only end of line or ever so slightly “faulty” garments saving them all from landfill.www.allthingsfionalily.com

PET LOVERS

50. K9 Fit 

Stocking everything you need for your pet this Christmas from treats, toys, beds and more.

Visit Facebook page HERE

Thanks for supporting local this Christmas

See you in 2021 

Allan, Hazel, Kieran & Niamh