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A picnic in the garden

It’s time to be outside and enjoy the long, bright evenings. Is there something more satisfying than having your garden looking beautiful and ready for a barbecue with friends and family? We love colour! Having pots full of blooming flowers, colourful candles lighting and bright blankets fill us with joy. There are numerous benefits of flowers and growing your own flowers is a nice activity to help you reconnect with nature. Flowers can help improve your mood and they help you relax and increase your energy levels. Plus your garden will look amazing! So, head down to your local garden centre or farmers market and pick up some flowers and set up your outdoor area.  Lighting some fragrant candles and...

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Stay hydrated with 24bottles

Drinking plenty of water on a daily basis is really important to stay healthy. 24bottles are continuously coming up with cool and trendy designs for their reusable bottles, and we absolutely love them. Filling up your bottle at the start of your day is a good habit to make sure you’re drinking enough water to stay hydrated.    24bottles have a great stylish design and there's a range of beautiful and colorful bottles to choose from. Their unique and delicate shape design makes it easy to carry your bottle everywhere: whether you’re going to the gym, to the beach or to the office.    The bottles keep your drinks cold for 24 hours and hot for 12 hours and it’s...

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Feel your best with natural Irish made body lotions and creams

Feel your best with natural Irish made body lotions and creams   Most people moisturize their hands and face on a daily basis, but it’s also important to moisturize your body, especially if you want to feel your best. .    This is particularly important during winter as our skin feels and looks drier and that’s when we need to take most care of it. The best time to nurture and hydrate your skin is right after the shower.    So why not treat yourself this January?   To create a spa-like experience, light some candles in the bathroom, play some of your favorite music and prepare your bath or shower.      Start by exfoliating your skin, which will...

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Beautiful handmade ceramic bowls and mugs that you can treasure

Ceramics are one of the most ancient crafts. They’ve been present in ancestral civilizations and we’re lucky to see so many talented ceramists in Ireland still continuing old traditions. Ceramics have been a big part of our offering at Quinlan’s since day one - let us tell you about some of our favourites.  There’s something really magical about handmade ceramics. Every piece is different and unique and there’s a long and slow process involved in making a ceramic piece. You can sense that when you hold a handmade mug or a bowl, you can feel the care that went into making the piece. It even makes the food taste nicer :) One of our favourite ceramic pieces to enjoy a...

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Handmade Irish Soaps

There’s no question about it - we all need soap! It’s become a necessity in every household, and we’re lucky to have so many talented and passionate producers in Ireland making beautifully scented and high quality soaps.  At Quinlan’s we offer a wide range of soaps from different producers and in a variety of formats, such as soap bars and bottled soap. We’re seeing an increasing interest in soap bars due to the fact that they offer a more sustainable option.  Every day we’re becoming more mindful of the environment and using soap bars is an easy and enjoyable way to make a small contribution. By using soap bars, as opposed to liquified soap, you’re helping the environment by not...

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