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Welcome to the Sealed with Irish Love blog. I’m Máire and I am loving living back in the west of Ireland after working in Edinburgh and London for a number of years. I will mainly be posting on here about new Sealed with Irish Love designs; products and general musings about my new venture. It would be great to keep me posted on your thoughts.

A few Fab Days

It was so good to be featured on the ever popular One Fab Day ‘Stuff We Love’ blog this week. These ladies are ever busy churning out wedding style and tips and in my humble opinion are in no small part responsible for ridding the country of the meringue (the gúna variety). These could of course be back in fashion; I  read-more >

Christmas Cobwebs

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein And so it was time to dust off the Christmas Cobwebs in Connemara and try to get the circulation moving again. The habit of dipping into a box of Roses for breakfast also had to be nipped in the bud. New Years Resolution  read-more >

Galway Contintental Christmas Market

So my five weekends of hanging out behind my Irish gift shop and chatting to lots of great new customers in Eyre Square drew to a close last night. We were all very spoilt by the glorious weather (in Galway terms) for the first three weekends of the market. At times during the last two, it felt more like we  read-more >

Our Webshop is Live!

It is time to digitally cut the ribbon to our new Sealed with Irish Love website. This time last year I had to consult with Google as to the meaning of HTML and 12 months later I still don’t know how it works. Thankfully my lovely friends at Little Blue Studio do – super find!. Since my return from London  read-more >

Everyone needs a Notebook

We all like the slick notebooks with the on/off buttons but of much more use are the lined, colourful, paper variety. Here are six things that are essential to record; – To do now; to do soon and to do someday lists. – New inventions/ Inspiration bolts; – Big words you have heard and need to look up; – Good quotes you can  read-more >