Nearly Sisters is offering 10% off all its Mother’s Day gift bundles until 18 March.
Kildare sisters-in-law Nic and Sue are the brains behind Nearly Sisters, which proudly stocks over 26 Irish crafters in its carefully curated range of sustainable luxury Irish gifting.
Gift bundles can be chosen from their pre-curated range or you can build your own.
Nearly Sisters also offers a personal message service on its bespoke gift cards to accompany the gift bundles. This is a meaningful way to show mum how much you care.
There is nationwide delivery from €8 and worldwide delivery at a higher rate. Visit www.nearlysisters.ie for more.
Dublin Retreat candle collection by Rathbornes 1488
Renowned Irish candle maker Rathbornes 1488 has launched a new Dublin Retreat collection inspired by the beauty of the Phoenix Park.
After attending the launch of the collection in Brown Thomas, I can safely say that this candle reminds me of a walk in the woods on a calm day with its fresh, earthy fragrance.
The fragrance includes notes of musk, fresh violet leaves, nutmeg, cardamom, cedarwood, black ebony and amber.
This is a little bit of luxury for the home that any mother will love.
Prices range from €30 for the one-wick candle to €75 for the reed diffuser and four-wick candle. Visit www.rathbornes1488.com for more.
The Irish Garden subscription
This is a gift for all the green-fingered mammies out there.
The Irish Garden is Ireland’s best-selling garden magazine and is perfect for anyone with a love for all things gardening - better than a bunch of flowers.
A gift subscription costs €40. Visit www.garden.ie/the-irish-garden for more.
Afternoon tea at the K Club
Not all afternoon teas are created equal and the afternoon tea at The K Club in Co Kildare is easily one of the best in the country.
Book your mom into their opulent drawing room to enjoy tea, cocktails, fine pastries and delicate sandwiches by a roaring fire.
On a recent visit, I opted to start with their alcohol-free gin cocktail and then went for their Earl Grey tea, though the luxury tea selection on the menu made it difficult to choose.
Their 'curiously curated' afternoon tea menu is €55 per person (their champagne version of the same menu is €75 per person).
Standout items include a chicken and truffle sandwich which bursts with umami flavour and their head over heels pastry, which is creamy, smooth and delicious.
Their scones are so buttery they could nearly qualify as a shortcrust pastry.
You won’t get an actual booking in time for Mother’s Day, but (as a mother myself) I would prefer to receive an afternoon tea voucher on Mother’s Day and then go for tea at a quieter time. Visit www.Kclub.ie for more.
Galway Food Tours Mother’s Day Brunch
Galway city will be abuzz this Mother’s Day as Galway Food Tours is offering a special Mother’s Day brunch experience.
Treat the mother in your life by spending time with them enjoying the best food, drinks and company that Galway has to offer.
The Mother’s Day brunch begins in the afternoon with Galway Food Tours bringing you to six of Galway’s best food and drink spots.
This is a special day out for mums, who deserve the best experience for all they do for us.
The Mother’s Day tour is happening on Sunday 19 March, beginning at McCambridges on Shop Street. The tour is priced at €80. To book, visit www.galwayfoodtours.com.