The 25 Best Irish Gifts For People Obsessed With Ireland

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Are you looking for the best Irish gifts for Christmas? Or do you need awesome Ireland gifts for someone’s birthday? Or perhaps you are looking for Irish gift ideas for a friend who is going to travel to Ireland. Whatever your case, in today’s post you will find 25 awesome ideas for anyone. From Irish whiskey gifts for the alcoholic to practical Irish-themed gifts for travelers.

If you don’t have time to read the entire post, here are my top three Irish-themed gifts by budget.

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#1 A trip to Ireland

Bar in Ireland
Temple bar in Dublin

Let’s start this list with the number one Ireland gift; a trip to Ireland!

I can’t think of a better gift for someone who loves Ireland, than a vacation to their favorite country.

There are three different ways in which you can gift a trip to Ireland.

First, you can check out Skyscanner and book a flight and a hotel for the recipient.

Second, you can check out the different tours that Viator offers in Ireland. For example a walking tour in Dublin, or a visit to a whiskey distillery. This is the best option if the recipient already has a trip to Ireland booked.

And lastly, if you are not sure when the recipient is traveling to Ireland, or if you are not sure which activities they’ll enjoy, you can go for the Global Experiences gift card. This is the Viator gift card, so they can choose one of the Viator tours themselves.


#2 DIY Irish stout beer

Can of beer
Photo courtesy of Uncommon Goods

If you are looking for Irish gifts for people who love beer, I have got two awesome gift ideas for you.

The first one is this DIY Irish stout beer kit.

This kit includes everything they need to make a delicious stout at home. The ingredients should be enough to make one gallon of beer. But they can reuse the equipment to make more beer. They simply need to buy the same ingredients again.

For more Irish gifts for beer lovers, check out #12.

And for more DIY food and drink kits, have a look at these 25 international DIY kits.


#3 Aran jumper

White sweater

Are you looking for typical Ireland gifts for men? Then a traditional Aran jumper is perfect. Aran jumpers are a style of sweaters that come from the Irish Aran islands.

They can be recognized by the cable patterns. And usually by their color, which is typically off-white.


#4 Irish alcohol gifts

Bottle of Jameson
Photo courtesy of Total Wine

The Irish love a good drink. (And usually more than just one).

So if you are looking for Irish gifts for people who love alcohol, I’ve got four cool options for you.

You can go for one of the most famous Irish whiskey brands; Jameson for whiskey lovers.

For gin lovers, you should go for an Irish dry gin from Copper.

And for beer lovers, you can either go for the most famous Irish stout; Guinness, or the lighter cider from Magners.


#5 Irish gifts for her: Claddagh ring

Silver ring

If you are looking for traditional Irish gifts for women, this Claddagh ring is the perfect gift!

A Claddagh ring is a ring with two hands holding a heart with a crown. The hands symbolize friendship, the heart symbolizes love, and the crown symbolizes loyalty. The way the ring is worn defines what type of relationship the wearer is in; single, relationship, married or engaged. Check out the Irish jewel site for the correct way to wear a Claddagh ring.


#6 More Irish gifts for women: connemara bracelet

Bracelet with Connemara marble

Are you looking for more Irish gifts for women? Then any connemara marble jewelry is perfect!

Connemara marble is the typical green rock that’s found around Connemara in the west of Ireland. And it’s often used in jewelry, such as this beautiful bracelet.


#7 Online Irish dance class


This is one of the best Ireland gifts for people who love dancing. An online Irish dance class.

Irish dance is a traditional dance that can be done solo or in a group. If you have never seen an Irish dance, you should definitely check out this YouTube video, because it’s fascinating. Irish dance is characterized by a rigid upper body in combination with super-fast footwork.


#8 Irish cheese assortment

Irish cheese

Are you looking for Irish gift ideas for people who love cheese? Then this is the perfect gift for you.

A cheese assortment of four Irish kinds of cheese. It includes two cheddars, a Dubliner cheese, and an Irish blue cheese.


#9 Ireland gifts for men: rugby jersey

Rugby jersey

If you are looking for Ireland gifts for men who are into sports, and especially rugby, then this is the gift you need.

The rugby jersey of Ireland’s national team.


#10 Irish-themed board game

Irish gauge game

Are you looking for Irish-themed gifts for people who love board games? Then I have found the best gift for you; Irish gauge.

It’s a board game for 3-5 players. The aim of the game is to build railways across Ireland and make the most money. The game is played on a board that includes the map of Ireland, which is what makes it such a fun gift for Ireland lovers.

For more gift ideas for board game lovers, check out these 25 travel-themed board games!


Irish gifts for mid budgets

#11 Irish cookbooks

The Irish cookbook

The Irish cookbook

If you are looking for Irish gift ideas for people who love cooking or who love Irish food, an Irish cookbook is a perfect gift. And this cookbook includes 480 different home-cooking recipes from Ireland!


The official Guinness cookbook

The official Guinness cookbook

Do you need Ireland gifts for people who love cooking and beer? This cookbook with more than 70 recipes from Ireland’s most famous beer brand is the book you need.


Teatime in Ireland

Teatime in Ireland

This is one of the best Ireland gifts for people who love baking and teatime! A book filled with delicious Irish snacks for teatime.


#12 Ireland beer cap map

Map of Ireland with beer caps
Photo courtesy of Not on the High Street

Are you looking for Irish gifts for people who love beer? Then this is the perfect gift for you!

It’s the map of Ireland, but with holes for beer caps. So the recipient can decorate their map of Ireland with their favorite beer caps.

This gift actually gives the recipient a legitimate reason to open a beer. I mean, how else are they going to fill this map? So I am sure they will love this gift.


#13 Irish slang book

Irish slang book

If you have ever overheard an Irish-English conversation and didn’t understand a word, you are not alone.

The Irish have a unique vocabulary (and pronunciation) that even other native English speakers sometimes struggle with.

So if you are looking for Ireland gifts for someone who would love to understand more Irish, then this book filled with feckin’ Irish slang is perfect!

And for more Ireland gifts for people who love learning languages, check out gift #16.


#14 Map of Ireland

Painted map of Ireland
Photo courtesy of Not on the High Street

Are you looking for Irish gifts for the home of travelers? Then a map of Ireland is always a good idea. Travelers love maps in general. But Ireland lovers will absolutely love this illustrated map of Ireland.


#15 Ireland travel guide

The rough guide to Ireland

The rough guide to Ireland

If you need Irish gift ideas for someone who will visit Ireland soon, then guidebooks are great gifts. The rough guide is a great book for adventurous travelers.


Fodor’s Essential Ireland

Fodor’s Essential Ireland

Are you looking for Ireland gifts for people who are visiting Ireland soon? And do you have zero ideas about their travel style? Then Fodor’s Travel is always a good option.


Lonely Planet: Ireland

Lonely Planet: Ireland

The Lonely Planet is one of the best Irish gift ideas for budget travelers and backpackers.


#16 Online Gaeilge course

Sign saying Love to learn
Photo by Tim Mossholder on Unsplash

This is another awesome gift for people who love learning languages. Gaeilge or Galic is the indigenous language of Ireland and used the be the most common first language.

Even though English is now the most common first language, students still learn Irish in school. And there are quite some political efforts to keep this minority language alive.

So an online Galic course is one of the best Irish gifts for someone who wants to truly blend into Irish culture.


#17 Celtic knot jewelry

Knot pendant

This is another one of the great Irish gifts for her; a necklace with the Celtic knot.

The Celtic knot is a typical Irish symbol (though they are also used in other countries). And are characterized by the fact that they don’t have a start or end. This is why they are sometimes also called infinity knots.


#18 Books about Ireland

The great book of Ireland

The great book of Ireland: Interesting stories, Irish history, and random facts about Ireland

Are you looking for Irish gift ideas for people who love to learn more about Ireland in an entertaining way? Then this is the perfect and easy-to-read book.


The tour

The tour book 1

This is one of the best Irish gift ideas for people who love reading. This novel is about a tour guide who takes an American group of tourists around Ireland. The book covers all the highlights of Ireland!


The story of Ireland

The story of Ireland: a history of the Irish people

Are you looking for Irish gift ideas for people who love history? Then this is the book for you.


#19 Irish-themed passport cover

Passport cover with flag of Ireland
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

Are you looking for practical Irish-themed gifts for travelers? Then one of the 230 different Irish passport covers is the gift you need. For example, this one with the Irish flag.


#20 Ireland whiskey distillery map

Ireland map with whiskey distilleries
Photo courtesy of Not on the High Street

If you are looking for Irish whiskey gifts that do not involve whiskey, this distillery map is perfect!

It includes over 30 different whiskey distilleries in Ireland!

For more inspiration, check out these 25 whiskey gifts.


Irish gifts for small budgets

#21 Irish tea gifts

Ireland tea bags
Photo courtesy of Not on the High Street

Are you looking for Ireland gifts for people who love tea?

Then this is the perfect gift for you. It’s a box with eight typical English teas (you can pick the flavors yourself), with decorated bags. Each tea bag has a typical Irish quote, such as sláinte.


#22 Irish-themed socks

Shamrock socks

These shamrock socks are one of the best Irish-themed gifts for small budgets.

Did you know that the shamrock is the “unofficial” symbol of Ireland and Saint Patrick because it’s said that Saint Patrick used the three-leaved clover as a metaphor for the holy trinity?


#23 Ireland travel journal

Ireland travel journal

This planner journal is one of the great Irish-themed gifts for people who are traveling to Ireland soon.

It’s the perfect combination of a practical Ireland planner and keepsake journal.

Alternatively, you can check out the 25 travel journals that can be used for any trip.


#24 More Irish-themed gifts: tote bags

Tote bag with Ireland
Photo courtesy of Zazzle

With over 2,600 different Irish-themed tote bags on Zazzle, I am sure you can find one that the recipient will love!


#25 Irish wall art

Irish bar sign

Are you looking for Irish gifts for the home for people who love a good Irish pub? Then this sign of the Irish bar is a great gift! They can recreate the Irish bar atmosphere at home.


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Final note on Ireland gifts

Alright, these were my 25 Irish-themed gifts, if you haven’t decided which gift you should buy yet, have a look at my personal top three by budget.