The Energia Small Irish Businesses Map is back for another instalment of some of the best small Irish businesses to shop from this Christmas 🎁
We encourage everyone to #ShopLocal where they can and support Irish Businesses ☘️
This is the 3rd instalment of our map featuring a selection of some of the best places to shop from this Christmas.
Jiminy is an Irish eco toy-store who are on a mission to make 'sustainable' the new normal for toys. The have over 300 toys, books, and craft materials that are plastic-free and locally-made from natural or recycled materials. Think Green this Christmas and check out their website for your toy gift needs this Christmas!
This Dunleer-based toy shop in Louth sources toys from far and wide and focus on ‘passive toys’ which initiate play for children. They stock a wide variety of imaginative, creative and fun-filled toys and are forever in search of new and innovative products. None of the toys they stock feature an ‘on’ switch sparking a child’s curiosity and their imagination.
Kaliedy is a new online Irish baby nursery and toy business perfect for all of your baby essentials, toys and books you may need. They have Ireland’s largest range of feeding products and are an exclusive stockist of the Early Learning Centre toys in Ireland!
Munchkins is a family run traditional toy, baby gift and shoe shop who provide classic toys and contemporary baby gifts which are fun, well designed and excellent quality. Nationwide delivery or Click & Collect service at their shop in Wexford.
Connemara Smokehouse is one of Ireland's oldest traditional smokehouses, run by the Roberts family who have crafted the finest, traditionally-smoked, wild Atlantic seafood for three generations. Check out their website for the best quality, wild and organic salmon, tuna, mackerel, and kippers from the wild Atlantic Ocean.
Craft Food Traders are all about local food, healthy snacks, natural drinks and artisan food. Their products include waffles, savoury snacks, juices and more! Support a local small food business this Christmas and browse their range of tasty treats.
The Chocolate Shop opened their doors in 2000 and they source premium chocolate & confectionery from a wide variety of suppliers throughout Europe, including Ireland. Browse their exquisite range of loose chocolates, organic 100% cocoa bars & powders, gluten-free and diabetic chocolate, chocolate covered nuts, chocolate covered coffee beans, baking chocolate, drinking chocolate, chocolate Lollipops, Marzipan, Nougat, and more!
Neighbour Food provides a new, simple way to buy the best quality food from your local farmers and food producers. Choose from a wide range of local produce including fruit and veg, bread, pastries, cheese, meats, beers and more. You can collect your order at a local venue and meet your local farmers and food makers who create the amazing produce as well as your fellow shoppers!
Who would have thought there were multiple types of potatoes out there that you could buy online? But there are and Ballymakenny Farm have them! Perfect for any Christmas dinner feast.
Established in 2010, SLATED is an Irish family owned and run luxury artisan homeware brand handmade in Dublin. Each SLATED piece is completely unique due to the natural integrity of the stone, and they are the only company in Ireland producing slate tableware in this age old method from stunning cheese boards to striking candle holders in their Dublin studio.
Dublin - 29bridestreet.com 🛍️
29 Bride Street is Dublin’s Hand Printed Irish Linen House. Founded by Liz Walsh, she designs, prints and sew every single product for the store. With all materials sourced in Ireland, browse their beautiful selection of bags, gifts, art and more.
2 Wild Geese opened their doors in November 2018 in Galway when they realised that there was a need in Galway to provide a place where local designers and crafts people would have a route to market. 2 Wild Geese is the perfect place for you to find stuff from more than 60 artists and designers from all over Ireland. Some of their products include beautiful pieces of art, a gift anyone would love this Christmas.
Handmade by Vanessa, the designer behind SIXOSIX Design, she works with an array of vintage materials sourced from charity shops, auction houses and flea markets. She loves using material that have a history to them, from wedding print maps to vintage music sheets. If you know of anyone with a love of things with a story behind them then this online shop is definitely worth a visit.
Byrne’s Books & Toys are one of Ireland’s leading retailers of LEGO, Toys, Books, Gifts & Stationery. Another great alternative if you’re looking for toys this Christmas, who truly believe in the motto ‘service with a smile’!
Annie West is a Sligo-based artist who does original pen and ink illustrations. Some of her illustrations include; a thank you to frontline workers, Yeats in love, County colours and more.
Weldon’s of Dublin are a fourth-generation Irish family jeweller and one of Ireland’s leading experts in antique diamond engagement rings, vintage diamond jewellery, and antique Irish silver. For over 100 years they have supplied top-grade diamonds and precious stones from their jewellery shop in the heart of Dublin.
Polly and Andy are mother and son, who live together with Tom in the beautiful fishing village of Cheekpoint in Waterford. Polly realised that the first layer of clothes on a child’s skin is so important and that bamboo is super soft and smooth and feels great against the skin. Bamboo is sustainably grown, long lasting, retains its shape in the wash and it’s biodegradable, and every child can be wrapped in a layer of love, and comfortable in their own skin. Check out their range of comfy bamboo socks.
Jasmine Boutique was founded with one goal in mind: giving their customers a fair, rewarding and enjoyable shopping experience. Browse their range of Funky casual clothes and gift items for women.
Bookworm Bookshop has been trading in the centre of Co. Tipperary for almost thirty years. The shop stocks a broad range of books covering many genres, ages and reading tastes! Support independent bookshops this Christmas when looking for gifts for any bookworms you may know.
There’s no big secret to good make up application except you do need good make up tools. [Powder ‘n’ Pout supply superior quality, make up brushes which help you create, effortless, amazing looks. Another great small Irish business to support this festive season.