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Check out what we just got in stock!

These Celtic stone tea mats are made by Carrigacurra Crafts. They are a new business making practical gifts items from Wicklow granite. The granite is from the Ballyknockan Quarries, the same quarry that all the famous Dublin buildings was drawn from. Each piece is handmade by 5th generation stonemasons.

Their product range are tea pot mats, tea coasters and bread boards, all engraved with designs and slogans of your choice.
More can be found at

They can also do custom designs.

Stone tea mat set Cupan Tae by Wicklow stonemasons

Stone tea mat set Cupan Tae by Wicklow stonemasons

We have these stone tea mats in just 2 designs- this one Cupan Tae and also St Brigid’s cross. These cost €32 full price and make a great authentic Irish gift.

Carrigacurra Crafts has kindly donated 2 of these to give away in a competition! One is the Cross tea pot mat and the other the Cupan Tae.

Send us a photo of your tea pot and you’re in. Winners will be drawn from a hat and announced on 17 March 2013. Send your entry photo to Also share this competition from our Facebook page- be sure to LIKE us:

You may enter this competition no matter where in the world you live, however, if you cannot collect it from MayFly, you can simply pay the postage fees to where you are and I’ll stick it in the post to you.

Good luck!

Here’s an article that was just published about our dear neighbors Lucy’s Lounge. (otherwise known as Se Si- yes they are one and the same).

As you walk through MayFly and go straight down the stairs you’ll arrive into the labyrinth of treasure and delight that is Lucy’s Lounge.

This article says it all:


Marius (creator of Wooly Boo) can make the perfect gift for you. Send him an image of your pet and he can make him or her into a needle felted wool stuffed animal.

Attached are some examples of his work. Dimensions and sizes differ according to the animal and your request.

Prices from €50 to €100 available upon request,
for example this cat is life size and is priced at €80.
Needle felted cat
Needle felted dog