Gifts from Ireland to USA: 13 Ideas for American Friends

Are you missing a loved one in America? Perhaps you have Irish friends and relations in the United States who are missing out on the unique tastes that can only be found in the Emerald Isle? It could be that you just want some Irish gift ideas for American friends. 

Whether your American friends or relatives are in New York, Texas, Chicago, or Los Angeles, or anywhere else in the USA for that matter, we’ve got great ideas for you. 

All of the products shown below are authentic Irish gifts that can be sent from Ireland to the USA. Alternatively, they are all genuine gifts from Ireland to the USA that have previously featured in the Irish at Heart monthly subscription boxes.

If you want to make your American friend feel more connected with Ireland, take a look at these gift ideas. If you then want a real taste of Ireland delivered to their doorstep, look at our past gift boxes to get a real flavour of what to expect. 

13 Irish gift ideas for American friends

1. Shannonbridge Pottery Sugar Bowl & Creamer Gift Set 

Situated in Co Offaly along the banks of the River Shannon, Shannonbridge Pottery is a family owned business that design & create beautiful pottery in the Irish heartland. We just adore this diminutive, stackable set! Like something out of a child’s tea party - all grown up!

gifts from ireland to usa

2. Mella's Irish Butter Fudge 

Mella’s Fudge make good, old-fashioned Irish fudge. They have won 3 gold stars at the Taste Awards in London. By old-fashioned, they mean crumbly and buttery; the flavour your grandmother might remember from the good old days! And certainly a flavour that your American friends will want more of!  

3. The Irish Handmade Co. Children of Lir Glass Swan 

The Irish Handmade Glass Company has created a quartet of graceful glass swans based on The Children of Lir. Each equally beautiful but with their own personality. We couldn’t just pick one; so we decided to mix it up. It's the ideal gift from Ireland to the USA, and is a winner with our American customers.

send gifts to ireland from usa

4. Seymours Shamrock Shortbread 

Shaped into Irish shamrocks by hand with a gentle sugar sprinkle. These shortbread biscuits have a caramel buttery taste and crumbly texture, not too sweet. The perfect accompaniment with tea, hot chocolate, and even milk. 

5. Saint Brigid's Irish Cross Brooch 

Associated with Brigid of Kildare, one of the patron saints of Ireland, these crosses are traditionally made on the 1st of February, which in the Irish language is called Lá Fhéile Bhríde (St Brigid’s feast day). 

6. Irish Whiskey Marmalade 

Made in Ireland with authentic Irish whisky, this is one snack you won’t be able to wait to taste when it arrives in an Irish food subscription box. 

irish gift ideas for american friends

7. Pocket Irish Legends Book 

High kings, forbidden romance and ancient magic all feature in these rich and colourful myths. Packed with 28 classic tales drawn from Ireland's ancient tradition of storytelling, these legends will delight children of all ages - as they have for generations. 

8. Mileeven Irish Cream Liqueur Honey with Honey Dipper 

Mileeven has received awards for their honey from the Great Taste Awards, Irish Food Awards and Gulfood Awards. They also have BRC AA and Organic Trust Certification which confirms their quality, innovation and position as a leading honey supplier in Ireland and around the world. 

9. Palm Free Rosewater Soap 

Made in Ireland like all these gifts from Ireland to the USA, the soap is infused with a plethora of natural blends, including; Palma Rosa, Rose Geranium and Patchouli Essential Oils to purify, balance and clarify skin, while Organic Paprika powder gently exfoliates. 

irish gifts to use

10. Solaris Botanical Herbal Tea 

Solaris are a family business established by husband and wife: Joerg and Karin Mueller, two qualified Medical Herbalists. Based in Galway by the rugged shoreline of Irelands West coast, they specialise in the blending and preparation of International Award-winning Whole-Leaf Organic Teas. 

11. Connemara Marble Shamrock Keyring 

What better Irish gift idea for an American friend than a keyring featuring the lucky shamrock symbol? Connemara Irish marble is found in the most westerly and remote areas of the Republic of Ireland. 

12. Truly Wilde Handmade Chocolate 

Handmade in Ireland, this Irish chocolate gives your friend or relative a sweet taste of home and would be a welcome Irish gift sent from Ireland to the USA. 

choc gift

13. Mungo Murphy's Sea Bag 

Your friend can take a relaxing seaweed bath in the comfort of their own home. Each Sea-Bag contains 60g of sustainably harvested and naturally dried Laminaria Digitata. This product is perfect for those who want to avail of all of the benefits of seaweed, but who don't want to have bits of seaweed floating around their bathtub. 

Send gifts from Ireland to the USA 

If you like what you’ve seen here, then you could send a collection of these gifts from Ireland to the USA when you subscribe to an Irish at Heart subscription box.

Packed full of Irish character, taste, and heritage, each month, your friend or relation will receive a box delivered to their front door packed full of a variety of gifts, snacks, drinks, wearables, and ornaments. They’re guaranteed a delivery of Irish-themed items that you can proudly display in your home, wear out and about, or even have a nibble on. 

To find out what you could expect, take a look at these previous boxes we’ve sent to the United States. 

All of the Irish gift ideas you see here for your American friends and relations are authentic. Each item is made in Ireland by Irish companies.