Click Waterford; There are so many local producers in Waterford that are sadly hampered by the Covid 19 pandemic. But we cal all support them as they show us what they are producing on line. This year we are asking everyone to to buy local as it really make a difference to our local economy.
Click Waterford is an initiative of Waterford LEO, which promotes Waterford Food and Craft products for this Christmas season. So if you are looking for something special then you needn’t look any further.
Amanda Murphy Ceramics
Ceramicist Amanda Murphy makes decorative hand-built stoneware ceramics including vases, platters and bowls. Each piece is hand-built, inspired by movement within the landscape.
Inspired in the main by the landscape and the movement offered by views from above, the rippled bowls and jagged edge platters evoke the mountains and other undulations in the land. Amanda Murphy studied ceramic design at the Crawford College in Cork. After college she spent time travelling, dividing her time between Ireland and Australia.
She then successfully completed the Pottery Throwing Skills course in Thomastown, Co Kilkenny in 2001. Amanda started making her own range of Ceramics inspired by a ‘bird’s eye view’ of the Irish landscape in 2003 and is now living in Co Waterford with her husband and children.
The Coastguard Creatives
A collective of the works of inspiring craft makers can be found at the Coastguard Cultural Centre, overlooking breath-taking Tramore Bay and online.
From handcrafted jewellery to art, woodcraft to ceramics, skincare to leather bags, framed/pebble art to glass décor and homewares, knitwear and batik-printed casualwear, you will find the gifts that inspire and delight.
Copper Coast Skin Care
Based in Dunhill, Co Waterford, Copper Coast Skin Care produces a range of Natural Skincare including Washes, Lotions, Body Butters, Shaving Soap and Facial products, and Home Fragrance products including Reed Diffusers and Soy Wax Candles.
All of the products are hand poured in small batches using natural ingredients, so you and your skin benefit from their unique qualities
Beautiful gift sets are also available which can be sent direct to the lucky recipient. All products are certified under EU regulations and are Paraben and SLS free, fragranced using Essential oils.
Mireog is a design company with a range of Irish & Celtic language t-shirts and stationery. Setup by artists Shona Shirley Macdonald and Ciarán Ó Nualláin, they take inspiration from the Irish language, folklore and natural world to create bold artistic designs, in the heart of the Deise Gaeltacht in County Waterford.
The beautiful creations are produced as sustainably as possible, printing onto 100% organic cotton Earth Positive t-shirts which are manufactured in a wind and solar powered facility, and 100% recycled paper stationary.
In her Waterford workshop, Sally Barry handcrafts distinct wooden jewellery using native Irish woods, 16 in total…all of which have a story to tell!
Sally creates wooden jewellery with a Spiritual and Mindful energy, using several indigenous Irish woods celebrating the beauty of our nature. These timeless pieces have Healing and Organic elements that root us to our ancient origins, celebrating the beauty of our nature while connecting us to the essence of our ancient past.
The Druids believed the trees had different energies such as strength, protection and healing and these properties are more relevant than ever now as we live through these testing times.
Pippa Sweeney Designs
The mountains and seashores near her home in County Waterford are the inspiration for Pippa Sweeney’s designs.
All of these fuel Pippa’s imagination and along with family life, inspire her unique felt art and her LOVE LUCK & LITTLE WISHES gift range. Now sold internationally, these archive-quality felt art prints and celebration gifts capture memories we love, enjoy and want to share.
Creator of the award-winning children’s book ‘Words Get Knotted’, Pippa is a member of DCCI, Felt makers Ireland and has exhibited her felt art both in Ireland and abroad.
The Lismore Food Company
The Lismore Food Company is situated in the magical town of Lismore, County Waterford where they make the most luxurious food in Ireland.
Lismore Food Company offers an extraordinary selection of sweet and savoury delicacies, delicious drinks and exceptional Hat-Box Hampers. While still a young company, their delicious artisanal products and beautifully designed packaging has ensured that The Lismore Food Company is well on its way to becoming an international brand, synonymous with luxury.
Celebrate the wonder of every moment with a selection of epicurean delights from The Lismore Food Company, available to order online and at select locations in Ireland and around the globe.
The Sea Gardener
The Sea Gardener, aka Marie Power, is a seaweed forager and producer of a range of innovative, award-winning seaweed snacks. Her mission is to share her love of food and nature and to make seaweed easy to use in everyday cooking.
Marie grew up on the Copper Coast and leads forages and rocky shore safaris from March to October.
Her extensive range includes seaweed cookery kit, seaweed blends, protein bars, The Sea Garden Book – A guide to seaweed foraging and cookery and new for 2020, The Super Seaweed Hamper, with everything you need to get cooking with seaweed – recipes, blends, dilisk, carrageen and green tea with seaweed.
Trish’s Honey Products
Trish O’ Neill is an honest-to-goodness Irish female Beekeeper, who comes from a long line of beekeepers. She is a third-generation beekeeper who first found her love for bees while spending time with her grandparents during the summer holidays. It is from them she learned her trade.
Trish Honey Products offers a wide range of organic Skincare products including Organic Facial Balm, Organic Body Balm, and hand creams, along with so much more. The BEE-KIND organic skincare range is handmade in Waterford using natural ingredients of beeswax and honey blended with organic plant-based oils and butters to create luxurious organic skincare.
Urban Aran Knitwear
Urban Aran Knitwear is a brand that while steeped in the heritage of Ireland reflects a fresh contemporary yet eclectic styling through its innovative use of Aran stitches and colour with urban appeal.
Urban Aran founder, Christine Murphy has always been fascinated by the beautiful colour and texture of the Irish city and streetscapes. Colour palettes are vibrant, eclectic, and bursting with explosions of colour, inspired by city walls, palettes of cool greys, sandy beiges and warm blues combined with shocks of colour for dramatic effect. These collections are loved by women who embrace natural fibres, luxury hand crafted yarns, colour and texture.
Whole Living Nutrition
When it comes to good food, Leanne Walsh’s philosophy is quite simple…Eat whole nutrient dense food and while what you eat is important, how you digest what you eat is even more important.
With no thermal processing you get 100% of the nutritious vitamins, minerals, and enzymes of each juice. The juices contain no pulp providing the body with easy access to nutrition and an instantaneous boost.
Choose from 3 different types of cold-pressed juice blends containing fruit and vegetables, the Revitalizer, Yin-Yang and Green Ener-Chi.