Love is in the air! We’ve put tother a Sligo Valentine’s Gift Guide blog for you. Full of ideas for your fave. Not forgetting Galentines too, something to get your best friend if you haven’t got a parter to think of. If you have a foodie, art lover or bookworm we’ve got some suggestions for you.
Valentine’s Supper Club – Finally after the long break from Supper Clubs they’re back in time for Valentine’s. Monday 14th February @ 7:30pm. 4 course meal with the option to add champagne on arrival. €50 PP. Places still available at time of publish. €50 PP. Call to book your place 0719122938
Valentine’s Sweet Like Chocolate Treat Box –Shipping nationwide on Wednesday 9th February. Their our online shop Box includes 2 white chocolate & raspberry blondies, 2 berry financiers, 2 homemade hobnobs, homemade marshmallows and a bag Shells coffee. The perfect Valentine’s gift to share the love.
Valentines Weekend Breakfast in Bed Pancakes & Croissants Local collection only on their Click & Collection page. Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th. Kit includes: 1 litre of homemade pancake batter, marshmallows, chocolate sauce & lemon curd & fresh berries. 2 Croissants. And the option to add orange juice and/or champagne.
Loads of gift ideas in the Little Shop too – Shellscafe.com
Peat Art Designs
Peat Art Designs create handmade miniature tree sculptures using peat, preserved moss and tree roots, and present them in an Irish handmade wooden frame. Each tree is unique in design with an inspirational quotation. Their aim is to bring nature indoors, allowing you to see nature bloom all year round. They are 100% Irish owned. Perfect for your home or as a gift i.e; birthdays, weddings, house-warming, christenings, anniversaries and much more. Romantic Valentine’s quotes can be added to the frames – see more below. Or you can add your own personalised message. Prices range from €55-80 depending on size. See more and order your design at : Peat Art Designs
We know the perfect gift for your partner. Why not get her a fabulous book to lose herself in? If you have children it’s hard to get the time to indulge and finish a whole book! A great idea would be a gripping novel and a promise from you that you’ll keep the kids occupied while she reads it! Check out the suggestions below from the Hobby Shop.
House of Memories by Monica McInerney – €9.99 https://www.hobbyshop.ie/p/house-of-memories-p_b/9781787397149 : Following a tragic accident, Ella O’Hanlon flees to the other side of the world in an attempt to escape her grief, leaving behind the two people she blames for her loss: Aidan, the love of her life, and Jess, her spoilt half-sister. In London, Ella is taken in by her beloved uncle Lucas, who helps Ella to see that she is not the only one still hurting, and that forgiveness can be the greatest healer in a family and in a marriage.
It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover – €10.99 https://www.hobbyshop.ie/p/it-ends-with-us/9781471156267 : A riveting drama packed with painful truths about the devastations of domestic violence. The novel follows an edgy but cute couple: Lily Bloom, an owner of a contemporary flower shop, and Ryle Kincaid, a charming surgeon who never wants to get married or have children.
The Unexpected Love Story of Lexie Byrne by Caroline Grace-Cassidy – €14.99 https://www.hobbyshop.ie/p/unforseen-love-story-of-lexie-byrne-aged-39-1_2-/9781785303357: Finally free of her love-rat ex, she’s never settling again. Nothing less than ‘The One’ will do. Then, after an electrifying encounter on a wild St Patrick’s Day, Lexie takes a leap of faith and a flight across the Irish Sea. But as sparks fly, Lexie’s dreams take a serious nosedive.
One For Everyone by Kathleen Watkins – €14.99 https://www.hobbyshop.ie/p/one-for-everyone-h_b/9780717190232: The poems offer solace in a difficult time, bringing the reader away from our own world and into a place filled with beautiful words and images. Featuring poems by Eavan Boland, Derek Walcott, Carole Ann Duffy and W.B. Yeats, this is the perfect collection for anyone with an appreciation of the written word.
Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney – €13.99 https://www.hobbyshop.ie/p/beautiful-world-where-are-you-tpb/9780571365432:
Set in the backdrop of Brexit/Trump Era, the novel is about connections between human beings and all the messiness of living and loving in the 21st century.
There is nothing traditional about a @McGCakes_ valentines gift .. gift it to her to him or just yourself! Luxury cakes, baked treats and confectionery perfectly packaged for Valentine’s Day – totally instagramable for that all important Valentines or Galentines day check in! Start the day right with a luxury breakfast in bed box and continue in style with luxury sweet treats! Time to drop some hints to your other half – get ordering at www.mcgcakes.ie. Those of you living locally in Sligo can pop to @Hatch22_ on the weekend and pick your treats at the counter! Hatch 22 Counters are open weekly Sat 9.30-3 | Sun 10.30-3 for walk in.
Gourmet Parlour Valentine’s Dinner
Order your romantic dinner for two from the Gourmet Parlour. €25 per person for three courses for collection on Saturday 12th. Orders to be in by 10th Feb. Give them a call on ….
How about a beautiful piece of art from sligo artist Lorna Watkins. Something that will last forever and will also become a family heirloom. Lorna’s art starts from €100 for a stunning print but if you want something super special you can opt for one of her original pieces. Or, you can opt for a voucher so your loved one can choose their own piece. View and more of Lorna’s work and buy her art here
Caroline is a make-up artist working out of her studio in Holborn Street. You could treat your partner to a glam makeup session with Caroline, and then take her (or him) out for a night on the town in Sligo. Call to book or purchase a voucher on 087 620 0533
John Kent Sports
If you are betrothed to a sporty active type, cakes might not be the present for them. So you can gift them a voucher from John Kent Sports. The shop is full of sports equipment and clothing – have a look at their website here.
We hope you find these gift ideas helpful and wish you a happy Valentine’s Day! See our blog post for Sligo Valentine’s gift Guide last year here