If you’re looking for a thoughtful gift idea for Mother’s Day this Sunday we have Irish design, sustainable products, thoughtful tokens, fun events, foodie favourites, self-care packages and luxurious vouchers to choose from. Browse our curated guide below.

Find the perfect gift…

Ogham Wish

This small family company located in Roscommon creates beautiful handmade gifts using Ogham writing, Ireland’s ancient script. Family — Clann, from €29.99, www.oghamwish.com  

Hand-drawn Scarf

This special edition 100% silk scarf has been meticulously painted and hand-drawn by Galway designer Niamh Daniels. The use of blue and yellow colours are associated with hope, faith, and happiness while sunflowers stand for joy, luck, and positivity. Sunflowers In Bloom Scarf, €199, www.niamhdaniels.com

Reusable Coffee Cup

A sustainable, stylish purchase that will keep your chosen beverage hot for up to 4 hours, this ticks all the boxes for busy moms on the go. Chillys Series 2 Coffee Cup – Lichen Green, €35, www.treebarkstore.com

Enjoy foodie favourites…

Mother’s Day with Galway Food Tours

Fully Treat the mother in your life this year by spending time with them as you will roam through the streets of Galway enjoying the best of food, drinks and company. The Mother’s Day Brunch kicks off in the afternoon with Galway food Tours guiding you to six of Galway’s hottest eateries and watering holes. From savoury to sweet and then a tipple of two, this afternoon will showcase how all Sundays should be spent! Mother’s Day Tour is happening on Sunday 19th March. To book visit www.galwayfoodtours.com.

Delectable Dining at Armorica, Oranmore

Armorica was born from the encounter between French technique and Irish food legacy. Its core values include a serious commitment to using the freshest, most sustainably produced and locally sourced ingredients to provide a truly extraordinary dining experience. Gift vouchers for sale in the restaurant or online www.armorica.ie 

Boujee Brunch at The g Hotel

Relax and sit back in one of the g’s signature lounges with fabulous views of Lough Atalia and chill out with Ibiza vibe tunes by their resident DJ. The stunning setting is the perfect spot to treat your mother to a well deserved brunch, with bubbles. Brunch is available on Saturdays and Sunday from 11:30am – 3:30pm. www.theghotel.ie 

Afternoon Tea at The Hardiman 

A symphony of gentle indulgence, Afternoon Tea is a time-honoured tradition, which has been savoured by generations of guests at The Hardiman. Relax for the afternoon with a selection of delectable treats created by their Head Pastry Chef, accompanied by teas and coffees selected by in-house tea masters and barista from €28 per person. You can upgrade your experience by adding a glass of Prosecco for €35 per person (which we recommend) and there is also a vegan version available – just ask when booking! www.thehardiman.ie 

Have a spa day…

Spirit One Spa, The Galmont

The Galmont Hotel’s Spa is a very special and unique place. The team of welcoming staff and expert therapists know exactly what you need to help you wind down. They have chosen the finest products from Elemis to assist them and offer a range of treatments so you can choose the one which suits you from massages, targeted treatments, facials, scrubs, manicures and pedicures. You can also avail of our unique ‘float’ treatments and get transported to another world. All spa guests can enjoy 4 hours complimentary car parking while they relax. Email spiritone@thegalmont.com or call 091 538423 to discuss.


Book a night away…

Foyles Hotel, Clifden

Foyles Hotel Clifden, Connemara’s longest established hotel, situated in the picturesque town of Clifden, has been owned and managed by the Foyle family for nearly a century. This is the ideal central point from which to explore Connemara and enjoy the many amenities it has to offer. The 18-hole championship golf course is 15 minutes drive from the hotel, with a beautiful sandy beach running alongside the course. Deep sea fishing is available from Clifden Harbour and arrangements can be made for freshwater fishing and horse riding. At the hotel you’ll find a renowned food menu which attracts visitors from all over the world. www.foyleshotel.com 

We have a full gift guide, along with lots of other inspiration in The Spring Edit on shelves now – and the magazine, or a subscription also makes a lovely gift.