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11 perfect Christmas gifts your constantly cold friends will appreciate

Everything is under €25…!

LET’S FACE IT, most Irish people are constantly cold. But there’s the special few that are EXCEPTIONALLY cold. Make their Christmas and get them this lot.

Hand warmers – €11

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These useful beauts from Littlewoods can be kept in your pockets or just felt at regular intervals during the day. Cold hands, be gone.

A woolly hat and mittens from the Irish Design Shop – €24 each


Pretty, warm, and made with Aran wool.

Headphone ear muffs – €6.45

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Keep their ears warm AND listen to music all in one. Get these at Debenhams.

A Butlers hot chocolate at home set - €4.25

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The perfect way to heat up on a cold evening. Maybe chuck in a class Designist mug if you’re feeling like spending more than a fiver…

A heated mouse – €17

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Never again, will there be cold hands in the office. It works by USB and if nothing else, will be a new place for the cat to sit.

This coffee cup by Kate Spade – €17

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The perfect motto for any cold woman in your life, which is basically every Irish woman.

A Footsie Blanket – €21

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Yes, they’re trying to make Slankets with foot pockets happen and quite frankly, we’re OK with that. This would be a Godsend for a cold friend.

Heated insoles  - €10.45

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This pair from Maplin heat up to 40 degrees in five minutes. Amazing. Just don’t wear them when it’s lashing down.

Fleecy throws from IKEA – €3.75 to €25


Any constantly cold citizen of this world probably lives and dies by fleecy blankets and throws in the winter. IKEA do reasonable and exceptionally cosy throws that they can pile and pile on themselves until they can’t cope with the heat. Whole selection here.

A heater for their desk – €17.29

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This USB heater will ensure they never moan about the office air con again. You’re doing everyone a favour.

A coffee mug warmer – €8

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Your constantly cold friends rely on copious cups of coffee and tea to make it through the day. This mug warmer will help them last that little bit longer.

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