Christmas Gift Ideas with a Difference!

1. Cheese Courses

For all professional and amateur cheese lovers out there the Irish School of Cheese has some fantastic online cheese courses that would make an ideal gift this Christmas.

Irish School of Cheese Courses

Founded by Avril Molloy, an expert in farmhouse cheese and speciality food, the ‘Academy of Cheese Certificate Course’, is approved by training partner, the renowned Academy of Cheese.

You get to study 25 of the most iconic European cheeses and sample a exquisite selection of cheeses (if you go for the including cheese option), whilst also learning some fascinating behind the scenes information about the world’s cheese industry.

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2. Slate Tableware

Based in Dublin Slated is a family owned, luxury artisan homeware brand that create a gorgeous selection of slate homeware inspired by Irish tradition.

Owners Ed and Tara design and make all of their handmade pieces using artisan techniques and methods, handcrafted with a precious family heirloom, a 150 year old Slater’s Knife which has been passed down in their family from generation to generation.

Each of their slate pieces, from stunning cheese boards to candle holders, are completely unique due to the natural integrity of the stone and are all crafted by hand.

Check out their online store at for some unique gift ideas this Christmas.

Personalised Cheese Boards
Slate Place Mats

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