Secret Santa Gift Reports… Who’s Been Nice Around the Irish Fireside

Each year we host a wee Irish gift exchange. It’s a chance for our virtual friends to interact a little bit in the “real” world… and everyone gets a little present as well.

Hearing about what was unwrapped by others is almost as fun as getting a gift for us, so here’s a peek at a few of the gifts that were exchanged this year… (we’ll keep adding more as they arrive)


Author: Corey

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  1. Christy, mo chara,

    So glad that you like your secret santa gift! I knew that the cottage was a favourite of your’s so it was an easy choice!

    Slan agus barrogs,


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  2. Photography is not one of my talents, but I want to thank Melissa from California for the Sightseeing Ireland Scrapbook Kit. It will come in very handy when I’m making memory books for the two granddaughters (named Erin and Darby…is that Irish enough?) who will go with me on trip #7 in June.
    My first Christmas gift of the year, and it’s 100% Irish!

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  3. lovley to read about all the creative gift exchanges, and the many ways to celebrate Ireland–

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  4. So many crafty santas out there with such wonderful talents! Any of you creative gift-givers on Etsy, by chance? Would love to browse some of the crafts, photography, watercolors, etc. that you artistic types create 🙂

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  5. Patti thanks for your lovely words, so happy you enjoy your gifts and that they reached you. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all!

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  6. Thank you to my Secret Santa, Celina O’Meara in Windsor, CT — I received a colorful matted print of an Irish farm scene.

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  7. I’ didn’t receive mine yet because I have been out of town for two weeks due to a family emergency. I believe the package arrived at my home but I haven’t been able to open it. I will post a picture and note when it shows up!

    Everyone else looks like they received lovely gifts… I can’t wait to see mine!

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  8. Thanks so much to Jennifer Ennis my secret Santa from PA. I received the most lovely mug with a traditional Irish Blessing. Also included were some shamrock pencils.

    I was away with family unexpectedly for two weeks before Christmas and missed getting my gift until I returned on Friday!

    I love my gift! Thanks Jen and thanks Corey and Liam for hosting the gift exchange,!!

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  9. My secret Santa arrived yesterday from the lovely Huntley Family in the US. In typical Irish Post style it was late but it was a beautiful surprise. Will email a photo and few words to Corey. Happy New Year to all the Secret Santa people:)

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