Here at the Skellig Gift Store, a family-run shop in Waterville, Co. Kerry, we love to find and share the stunning crafts and gifts designed and created in Kerry and the rest of Ireland.
We carry a unique and enchanting range including Colm De Rís pottery, Mucros Weavers and John Hanly Woolen Mills textiles. We offer free worldwide shipping on all orders and of course, authentic Irish customer service. If you have any special requests, comments or queries, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We go the extra mile for each and every customer.
John Hanly & Co is steeped in tradition and guarantees that the products produced are of excellent craftsmanship, outstanding quality and are timeless in their beauty.
Established in Ireland in 1893, they specialise in the manufacture of scarves, throws and fabrics in wool, cashmere, lambswool, mohair and natural fibres. With over 125 years in the textile business, the have developed the art of weaving using modern technology and machinery. John Hanley & Co. now manufacture fabrics and accessories for top brands, designers and quality retailers around the world.
For over thirty years Mucros Weavers have produced quality woven accessories, under the expert eye of master weaver John Cahill. Their colourful scarves, capes and rugs, are made from fine materials such as wool, mohair and alpaca. Their headwear and bag collection add elegance and style to any outfit. Visitors to Muckross House (Just one hour away from The Skellig Gift Store) you can still see spinning and weaving done in the traditional way, in their craft workshop. From small beginnings, Mucros now supplies over one hundred shops world wide, in countries such as the USA, Canada, France, Germany and Japan. A truly wonderful Irish business. Delivery direct from our store in Ireland
Colm De Ris Pottery De Ris was born in Dublin in February 1969. In his early years he attended craft courses including one just 10km away from our store on The Skellig Ring in county Kerry. Here’s where he first fell in love with creating objects from clay. In September 1996 Colm De Ris launched his own pottery in Dublin. Here with his staff of eight young enthusiastic potters, he creates and designs an entire range of stoneware pottery, including lamps, bowls, and vases of various sizes. He also specialises in one off design pieces, full dinner services and a unique range of teapots and jugs. Colm’s designs are currently being sold internationally throughout the EU and the USA. Gifts of distinction from Ireland that you will cherish. A unique Irish Gift handcrafted in Ireland, perfect for any occasion!
It is often said that “we are where we come from…” and this is definitely true for the Skellig Gift Store.