Christmas Gift Guide 2020 – Part One

With Christmas 17 days away, here’s our pick of some top festive gifts, from outdoor jackets to chic bags, and from the latest handset to a luxury break away.  

Warm up this winter with Regatta Great Outdoors’ innovative, battery powered heated jackets. The women’s Voltera II, (RRP €160), and men’s Volter Shield II, (RRP €160), are back this season to keep you warm when taking on the elements. They are made from waterproof and breathable Isotex performance fabric, with inside slimline panels that regulate your temperature, which are located on the back and chest to take the edge off chilly days. Available from 

Support Irish design and send that special someone in your life, or yourself, (we are sure you deserve it!), a chic Nicki Hoyne Collection statement handbag this Christmas. Inject a little colour and fun into festive gifting by selecting one of six standout cross body camera bags, available in a variety of bold colourways, from (starting from €195)

Effortlessly stylish, the Nokia 8.3 5G offers vivid colours and stunning clarity on the impressive edge-to-edge 6.81” screen. It also features a powerful PureView quad-camera with ZEISS optics giving you immersive and stand-out movie-like shots. The Nokia 8.3 5G, in Polar Night with 6GB / 64GB memory, is available from Vodafone, Tesco, and Harvey Norman priced from €399.99 repay for 6/64 configuration

Christmas is a time to reunite with loved ones and The Ivy Dawson Street is offering a beautiful yet safe environment for guests to enjoy. Diners can look forward to an array of exciting, yuletide cocktails and delicious festive dishes once more. Treat your loved one to a touch of Ivy magic this Christmas with a gift voucher available here.

Danish home retailer, JYSK, embraces its Scandinavian heritage this season with the introduction of the HYGGE collection. Creating a feeling cosiness and comfortable conviviality, JYSK’s HYGGE collection includes a range of home accessories and Christmas decorations, such as the Valume Quilted Blanket (€22.50). Shop JYSK online at 

Gift your loved one a Christmas treat, and stretch the festivities as far as you can this year with a relaxing break away at Dylan. Enjoy the Betwixmas Package, a one-night break with breakfast each morning and a Christmas Welcome Cocktail on arrival, from €229.00 per night. To reserve a Christmas package visit