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Shop Local This Christmas – A Gift Guide To Kildare

The importance of shopping local is more evident than ever, and what more perfect time to do it than at Christmas! Today at Into Kildare we have compiled a gift guide filled entirely with businesses flourishing in County Kildare. Presents for friends and family, young and old, we’ve got you covered.


Lily O’Brien's


The famous Irish chocolate is the brainchild of Kildare native Mary-Ann O’Brien who began mixing in her kitchen in 1992. Lily O’Brien’s are passionate about creating amazing and innovative chocolate recipes.

From deluxe hampers to festive chocolate fillers, presents for mother-in-laws or corporate gifts, Lily O’Brien’s have the perfect Christmas section to suit your needs.


Kildare Brewery

Lock13 Gift
Lock13 Gift

Looking to treat your other half, Dad, brother or mate this Christmas? Why not give them the gift of a Kildare pint, brewed locally in the Lock 13 distillery. All the house beers of Lock 13 are brewed on site in the Kildare Brewery, and use minch malts from along the banks of the Grand Canal in Athy.

Have a night to remember this December with friends or family with a local fresh premium beer, and for those designated drivers or under 18s, don’t forget Lock 13 has a delicious three-course Christmas menu to enjoy.


Newbridge Silverware


From humble beginnings in County Kildare to a now global online retailer, Newbridge Silverware is a must on the Christmas list this year. The Christmas collection at the famous jewellers is now available with special designs for that special someone.

Baby’s First Christmas, newly married, or would just like to mark a special occasion? Go that extra mile and get your gift engraved at Newbridge Silverware! Pendants, watches, clocks, cutlery, and more, you’re sure to find the perfect gift here!


Clanard Court Hotel


From locally produced hampers for foodies to relaxing candles and skin care sets, the Clanard Court have something for everyone. Visit their impressive Christmas shop online and be spoilt for choice in gift buying while supporting local.


Crookstown Craft Village


Crookstowncraft Craft Village in Kildare is a creative space for local craftspeople and those who love crafts. They stock a huge array of handmade gift items from potters, artists, felters, jewellery makers, designers, and more.

Specialising in presents for loved ones, the store is full of creative and unique ideas


Kildare Village


No shopping day out in Kildare is complete without a stop in Kildare Village! From timeless classics to head-turning must-haves, Kildare Village has mastered the art of beautiful gifting. Make KiIdare Village your one-stop shop for wish-list-worthy gifts this Christmas.

Get inspired with the kildare Village gift guides here.


The Nude Wine Company

The Nude Wine Company has just released their Ultimate Gift Guide! Treat your loved one to some delicious wine this Christmas whether you are looking for a girly gift, a luxurious gift or simply some wine to gift someone for their Christmas Dinner, Michelle has hand picked all the best wines for gifting this Christmas!


Picture Ireland's Past


Picture Ireland’s Past have created a beautiful calendar full of images of Kildare’s past. Local man, John from Newbridge has been making these calendars since 2010. They make a fantastic gift for a loved one from Kildare and also help to support local in Kildare. To purchase please click here.