Mother’s Day gift ideas for that special Irish mammy


If you don't think these are up your Mom's alley then try the Kilkenny Design Centre or Brown Thomas (the equivalent to Ireland's Bloomingdales).

7. Gift basket of Irish treats

There are certain food stuffs that Irish people take very seriously. Tea bags, of course, and then there's Tayto crisps, fruit cake, chocolates and cheese to consider. The ideal gift for someone who's away from their home country is a basket filled with treats from home. have food baskets ranging from $70 – $200 containing all the foods your Mom will love.

8. A Claddagh ring

Border, claddagh, hands, heart, crown.

The essential meaning behind the traditional Irish Claddagh ring is 'Let Love and Friendship Reign Forever.' What better gift to give your Mom on mother's day.

The symbol we all know is drenched in meaning. The hands of the ring are shown holding the heart and the hands denote friendship and togetherness. The heart itself signifies love and the crown in the claddagh ring stands for loyalty.

9. A flight home

There are bound to be loads of people back in Ireland that your Mom would love to catch up with. Why not send her home for a vacation with a flight from Aer Lingus? There are plenty of promotions and sales going on, so keep an eye on the website for a good deal.

10. Gift voucher

If your Mom's  heading back to Ireland why not buy her some vouchers so that she can splash out and spoil herself at home? One4All vouchers are a great idea as they let you shop in hundreds of Irish stores. Alternatively buy her a gift card for Arnott's department store or Brown Thomas.