Spoil your Mammy in Galway: Mother’s Day 2024 Gift Guide
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Spoil your Mammy in Galway: Mother’s Day 2024 Gift Guide

It’s high time you do the spoiling for once. This March 10th, whether it's flowers, chocolates, jewellery - whatever she wants, it’s on you! Give her a Mother’s Day, she’ll never forget with the help of Galway’s finest…

From laundry loads to homemade meals, it’s highly likely that your mammy has been keeping you fed and watered well into adulthood. Providing pearls of wisdom, words of warning and a good harsh dose of reality whenever it’s needed - your mother’s always got your back. Show her how much she means to you this year and spend this Mother’s Day making new cherished memories with her. Check out our gift guide below...

Flowers from Yes Flowers

They say that actions speak louder than words, so this Mother's Day show your mother how much she means to you by getting her a beautiful bouquet of seasonal flowers from Yes Flowers. From minimalistic hues to bright pops of colour, the Yes Flowers team can even make a bespoke flower arrangement with all of your mammy favourite colours and flowers. They have loads of gorgeous flowers to choose from and since we can guarantee your mom will absolutely love this gift, be sure to pop in or pay their online store a visit to ensure your gift gets delivered in time! Shop here.

above: photo courtesy of Yes Flowers

A Weekend Away at The Twelve

Treat your mum with an overnight escape for Mother’s Day 2024 and let The Twelve take extra good care of her, just like she has always done for you. With divine Voya bath salts and a scented candle in her room, your mum can spend a blissful hour or two soaking by candlelight, leaving her totally relaxed before a special evening ahead. Put on your glad rags and dine together in stylish West Restaurant with an after dinner complimentary drink in Pins Gastro Bar. The following morning, enjoy a lie-in with breakfast delivered to your rooms. We can guarantee your Mom will enjoy being waited on hand and foot at The Twelve this Mother’s Day. To book your overnight stay, please tap here.

Gin from Ahascragh Distillery

Treat your mom to some award-winning Xin Gin from Galway’s Ahascragh Distillery. This Xin Gin is the perfect gift of grá for your mammy especially if you’re living away from Ireland because it connects the two places where Ahascragh’s owners Michelle and Gareth feel most at home. The name ‘Xin’ means heart or feelings in Mandarin and the bottle’s design features a cross-shaped label which represents a promise to stay connected and a crossing point of the two cultures they love. To purchase your bottle of Xin Gin, please tap here.

Afternoon Delights at The Hardiman

Mum is the word this March in Galway’s The Hardiman. For the occasion they are helping you celebrate with an afternoon of delectable treats created by their Head Pastry Chef, accompanied by teas and coffees selected by their in-house tea masters and barista. Mothers will also receive a special gift on the day. Served daily from 1.00-4.30pm, to book please tap here or call them on 091 564 041.

above: photo courtesy of The Hardiman

At Home Treat Boxes from Trieste Café & Wine Bar

What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than with a feast of wine and cheese aptly provided by Trieste Café & Wine Bar’s At Home Boxes? These boxes come packed with cured meats & fresh artisan cheeses, daily baked breads, nuts, fruits, dips and much much more. Then, simply select the bottle of wine or bubbly your mom will enjoy the most to complete your present. Additionally, to make things extra special Trieste are offering 20% off orders when you use the coupon code “Mothers20”. Coupon will expire on Sunday, March 3rd so be sure to get your order in asap. These are available for collection, delivery both local and national. Order yours here.

Brunch & Spa Treatments at the g Hotel

If you’re looking for lovely ways to spoil your mom this year, the g Hotel has some gorgeous options! Their new Lounges Brunch Menu is served in the newly styled opulent g lounges, the Grand Salon and the stylish ‘Pink’ and ‘Blue’ lounges and offers an array of light bites and main courses. Mother’s Day Brunch, consisting of two courses and a glass of prosecco costs €45pp. Additionally, their 5-star luxury ESPA Spa has over 12 beautiful treatment rooms, where Mum can choose from a wide selection of results-focused facials, high-performance body treatments and immersive massages. Each specially tailored treatment is delivered by one of a team of highly skilled ESPA therapists. For more on all of these offers, please tap here.

above: photo courtesy of the g Hotel & Spa 

A Special Mother's Day Lunch in Kirby's

On Sunday, bring your mother out for a relaxed but elegant lunch experience at Kirby's at Busker Brownes. On the day, Mother's Day lunch will be served from 12pm to 3pm, and all mums on the day will receive a complimentary glass of prosecco. This 3 course lunch menu is only €32.50per person and is sure to include all of mum's favourite dishes. To see the special Mother's Day menu and to book your table in advance of the big day please tap here.

An all you can eat Dessert Buffet at Lough Rea Hotel & Spa

To ensure that all mums get you enjoy a sweet treat this Mother's Day, Lough Rea Hotel & Spa are hosting a stunning 3 course lunch with an all you can eat dessert buffet! The lunch will also include a complimentary cocktail for all mothers. This lunch is only €36.95 for adults and €15.95 for children. To book your table please tap here. If you want to give your mother a gift that keeps on giving, Lough Rea Hotel & Spa's gift vouchers offer the ideal experience to suit her needs, whether she’s craving a peaceful spa weekend, an amazing dining experience, or a cozy lie-in with a bed & breakfast escape. To purchase yours please tap here.

Afternoon Tea at Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate

Treat your Mother to a truly exceptional experience with an Afternoon Tea served in the elegant surroundings of the River Room, at Glenlo Abbey. Aptly named for its exquisite views of Lough Corrib and the estate, the River Room is decorated with plush fabrics, antique chandeliers and crisp white linens making it the ideal place to while away an afternoon. Afternoon Tea will be served from 1pm to 4.30pm on Mother's Day. It is priced at €45per person and includes one complimentary glass of Mumm Champagne for each mother on the day. To book please call 091 519600 or email info@glenloabbey.ie. If you are not able to celebrate Mother’s Day at Glenlo Abbey Hotel and Estate why not treat your Mother to the gift of Glenlo - one voucher with endless possibilities. The gift is theirs, the pleasure is yours - to order a beautifully packaged gift voucher or have it delivered straight to their inbox click here.

above: photo courtesy of Glenlo Abbey & Estate

Cosy Presents from The Sheep

If you mom loves her comfort, then you seriously need to get her Mother's Day gift from The Sheep. Their range of scarves, hats, blankets and slippers are all incredibly soft to the touch, ideal for all moms who enjoy their cosiness. At The Sheep you'll also find some gorgeous handcrafted wooden sheep with real wool. These sheep are lovely gifts and come available in different sizes and positions. To see everything this shop has in full please tap here.

A Hamper full of Chocolates from Truffle

A day filled with chocolates is what every mammy deserves! We recommend visiting Galway’s French chocolateries’ Truffle, and treating your mam to a hamper full of their signature truffles and tons of chocolates. These hampers are also available online here for nationwide delivery so no excuses if you can’t make it into the city before the big day!

Afternoon Tea Boxes from The Old Barracks

Galway mums deserve only the very best, that’s why The Old Barracks are pulling out all the stops for Mother’s Day again this year with their special Afternoon Tea Treat Boxes. These boxes include a stunning selection of fresh cut sandwiches, home baked pastries, mini desserts, and herbal teas. These boxes must be preordered through their website (tap here), and are priced at €30 for two people, €50 for four people. Alternatively, pop into The Old Barracks over the weekend and shop their range of freshly baked Mother's Day themed cupcakes, pastries and cakes.

above: photo courtesy of The Old Barracks 

Gifts Galore from Standún

To help you find your mother figure the perfect present, Standún has created a Mother’s Day gift guide that has everything you need in one place. Cards, mugs, artsy frames, wellness gift sets, cosy slippers, scarves, jewellery, chocolates and so much more. Shop it here. We also recommend calling into one of their two Connemara stores; at Spiddal and Oughterard, both stores are fun to browse on a day off. Their Spiddal shop also has a café inside making it truly the perfect shopping experience.

Glass Artwork from Connemara Blue

This Mother's Day, give your mom a truly unique gift from Connemara. Located in Clifden, Connemara Blue is a family-run artisan art gift shop and they have loads for gorgeous pieces that would be perfect for Mother's Day. You can shop in person or online and have your gift delivered straight to you mom's door. Shop their Keepsakes and Unique Gifts collections to find pieces that are priced between €9-100. There's something for every budget so tap here and get shopping ahead of the big day.

Spa Treatment specially for her at The Galmont

At the luxurious Spirit One Spa at The Galmont, they’ve got three packages specific for spoiling moms this Mother’s Day. Each of these packages includes full access to the thermal suite also. Offers available are: She’s Worth It; hot lava shell full body massage, elemis mini facial & spa pedicure. My Amazing Mom; back, neck and shoulders massage, elemis mini facial & soothing scalp massage. It’s All About Her; full body massage & signature facial. To make a booking, call 091 538 423 or email spiritone@thegalmont.com. To see the full menu of Mother’s Day offerings available at The Galmont, please tap here.

above: photo courtesy of The Galmont 

A Gourmet Mother’s Day Lunch at The Ardilaun Hotel

Bring your mammy to enjoy a gorgeous Gourmet Mother's Day lunch in the Camilaun Restaurant at The Ardilaun or The Ardilaun Bistro. Alternatively you can surprise your mum with a festive afternoon tea or dinner. This afternoon tea is served in the hotels’ spacious foyer and there is a selection of delicious sweets and savouries. There’s no better way to say ‘thank you’ to your mum so tap here and stay planning!

50% off at Number Eight

To celebrate both International Women's Day and Mother's Day, Number Eight are offering a sale of 50% off all weekend long! This is your chance to treat yourself to preloved designer items at any even greater discount. At Number Eight, they are all about sustainability and giving new life to vintage pieces so if you want to feel good as you add to your wardrobe, this is exactly where to do so. Instore they've got designer labels such as Chanel, Jacquemus, Louis Vuitton, Burberry and more. They also offer preloved pieces from Zara in order to accommodate to more affordable brands.

Beautiful Jewellery from Ór Jewellery

This Mother's Day gift your mom something she can wear time and again at Ór Jewellery. They've put together a little online gift guide to help you pick something special, see it here. The collections at Ór features some of the most talented Irish designers of our time such as Lynsey DeBurca, Emma By Jane, Aine Breen, Jo Harpur to name a few. Finding your mammy a gift she'll absolutely love has never been easier thanks to Ór Jewellery so be sure to call instore and shop their full range.

above: photo courtesy of Ór Jewellery

Stylish Mother’s Day Brunch at HYDE Bar

This Mother’s Day, take your mam out to a lovely brunch at the fabulous HYDE Bar. You can enjoy catching up as you indulge in a delightful 2-course brunch accompanied by a sparkling glass of Prosecco. This brunch of two courses and a glass of prosecco is available from 11am to 4pm, for only €31.50 per person or make it bottomless for €50 per person. Tables for this brunch are sure to book out so get yours booked asap here.

A Jazz Accompanied Lunch at Flannery's Hotel

Bringing you a Mother's Day lunch with a difference, Flannery’s Hotel is celebrating all mothers with a catchy jazz band experience alongside their delicious Mother's Day set menu. Additionally, all moms will receive a complimentary mimosa on the day. Set in the cosy Frankie Bar & Bistro, make your mother’s day by taking her to a phenomenal lunch with beautiful live music, we can guarantee you that she’ll love it. Check out this menu and the rest of Flannery's Hotel mother's day offers by tapping here.

Dinner on Another Day

If you and your mother are too busy this weekend to celebrate, don't worry because with the help of Tom Sheridans Bar and Brasserie on the Corner you can celebrate Mother's Day on another day of the week! Both these beloved Galway restaurants offer vouchers, so this Mother's Day buy your mum a gift voucher for dinner and give her a dining experience to look forward to!  To shop vouchers at Tom Sheridans Bar please tap here, or at Brasserie on the Corner please tap here.

above: photo courtesy of Brasserie on the Corner

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