The Stockings Won’t Fill Themselves



Anita Elliot writes:

“Clover Rua is a new design company, set up in autumn 2013, by two Dublin friends. Anita Elliott and Martin Gleeson have joined forces to bring the richness of Irish culture and design history to a new audience through a growing range of giftware including prints, greeting cards, tea towels and notebooks. Affordability is central to Clover Rua’s ethos, and print prices start at just €10. Clover Rua sell online via Etsy and are offering a free print on all orders €20 and over. There is also free shipping worldwide for Christmas on all orders!”

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Clover Rua


Louise Geraghty writes:

William Morris said ‘Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.’ Irish company The Dasherie set out to do both with their range of colourful, Scandinavian-style tea towels. And their bright colours and geometric patterns make them ideal as gift wrap too! €12 each from

The Dasherie


Angela writes:

“I have a seasonal deer brooch that’s a great stocking filler for €9.95. Made on Dame Lane by my own fair hand, you can get them on my website (with free shipping at the moment too) or at the Christmas Cracker in Block T [Smithfield Square, in Dublin] next weekend.”


Irish-made ‘Stocking Fillers’ to No charge only cuddles.