Friday, March 22, 2013

Snow in Ireland Hampering Deliveries

Our clocks may be "springing" forward in just over a week to mark the start of Spring/Summer, but unfortunately it is anything but warm outside!

Most areas in Ireland & the UK are so badly affected by snow and flood waters that many roads are impassable & people are being advised not to travel unless absolutely necessary. Many homes have been left without electricity and schools around the country are closed.

At Irish Gourmet we are still dispatching gifts today by courier, but some deliveries may be subject to delays due to the wet or snowy conditions. Some gifts dispatched on Thursday may also be affected.

You can track the delivery progress of your gift basket via your account. If the tracking information shows "on hold" rather than "with delivery courier" or "on van" it suggests that the local depot has been unable to each the delivery address that day & so will try again on the next available day.

We apologise for any delays experienced, but trust you understand that it is outside of our control. The courier companies we use are some of the biggest around & so will have contingency measures in place for such events.

Hopefully the bad weather conditions will clear over the weekend so as normal service can resume on Monday. We have lots of Easter gift baskets to dispatch next week, so remember to order yours ASAP.

Any queries please just get in touch with us on


The IG Team

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Irish Gourmet's St Patrick's Day Competition!

Irish Gourmet's St Patrick's Day Competition!

We have just launched a St Patrick's Day Competition on Facebook & Twitter and already we've had lots of people liking & sharing the posts, so thank you!

On Facebook

To be in with a chance of winning a fantastic Irish Themed Gift Basket then simply follow the steps below on our Facebook Page

Or Twitter

Or if you are on Twitter then simply like @IrishGourmet & retweet us to enter the draw.

You can see our full range of Irish Gift Baskets on Irish Gourmet UK or Irish Goumet IE and below are a couple of ideas for inspiration:

Artisan Tastes Duo 

St Patrick's Day Hamper

We operate all year round & our hampers make excellent Thank You, Birthday and Christmas gifts too.

Many thanks,

The IG Team