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How to Avoid Plastic on your Holidays

While you're out exploring on your Irish Staycation use these handy tips to be plastic free and avoid plastic on your trip.  Holidays are a time to relax and enjoy yourself so let nature take a break with you and go plastic free on your trip this year.   Tip 1: Always carry a reusable shopping bag with you When you've been out all day at the beach and about to head for a small food shop in the local village, bring a shopping bag with you to avoid getting a plastic bag. It'll bring your food home safely and it's super stylish too!   Tip 2: Bring your travel tumbler for your morning coffee We have a strong motto...

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Cards - Handmade with love in Ireland

  One of the nicest ways to keep in touch with someone is through a personal, handwritten card. Email and WhatsApp certainly have their benefits, but communicating through digital channels takes away a personal element.  People really appreciate the time and thought that is put into writing and sending a card. It’s sure to come as a surprise and put a smile on the receivers face 😀.    At Quinlans, we have a beautiful selection of handmade Irish cards. We know each of our card makers personally and have been working with them for many years. Here are some of our talented card makers:  Sonia from Kilcoe lives in west Cork Shirley from Simply Special lives in Co. Tyrone Nial...

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Staying comfortable outdoors

As the weather hopefully continues to improve and we find ourselves spending more time outside, it’s the perfect opportunity to make our outdoor living spaces comfortable. A great addition to any outdoor space is a throw, and we’ve been dealing with some of the best Irish weavers for over 25 years.  McNutts of Donegal have an incredible range of beautiful throws that we have available both in-store and online. We love their commitment to quality and their deep Irish heritage.Their throws make a great addition to any outdoor area and will be sure to keep you comfy and snug well after the sun goes down.  Their team of talented designers help to produce some of the nicest  throws that we’ve...

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Create your own Luxury Bundles

From your Mum's birthday to your besties new home you can now create your very own Luxury Gift Bundle online with us. We missed a lot of things from our shop doors being open but one of the main things was helping our customers pick out the perfect gift bundles to suit their occasion. That's why now you can do it online with us! Just select the bundle you want and add as many gifts as you like. Add your note,  review your bundle and all you have to do it add to cart and order as normal. We'll get working on your lovely bundle straight away and wrap it up in our special gift paper and hand write your...

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Easter at Home

Easter 2021 We hope all you lovely people are doing well facing into another Easter at home.We are firm believers in making the most of things so this year we wanted to make Easter extra special and share some nice ideas with you. Whether you're doing an Easter weekend BBQ or Roast Sunday lunch you might find some inspiration from us.  We've seen the napkin bunnies all over the internet lately so we gave them a try ourselves. Super simple and easy all you need to do is fold your napkin diagonally and secure the egg with a piece of string. We'll show you exactly how in the video!   Make the Napkin Egg Bunny with us:    Our Nicholas Mosse mugs...

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