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Monday, August 28, 2017

KEEPING AMERICA ON TOP with The Irish Gift House: Irish Garden Thermometer with Claddagh Essential for Your Summertime and a Must for Garden Decor! Plus, It Gives Everyone from Europe a Chance to Experience Fahrenheit..!

Peachy Deegan thinks everything should be green with Irish designs on it, because she is competitively Irish.  Good thing we now know The Irish Gift House, because they are full of new ideas for us, and therefore, you!  Your garden is not green enough for us unless you are measuring the temperature in the proper Celtic spirit with the even more proper American measurement scale!  Note you don't need a garden-you could simply have a balcony or roofdeck in Manhattan.  Like many great things like Kerry and Peachy, this is Irish, but made in the USA.   
This Irish garden thermometer with the Claddagh symbol is cast in the United States from high-density aluminum alloy and the copper verdigris finish is protected by an exclusive Alumi-Shield™ all weather coating that will protect the thermometer against the harshest weather and environmental elements. This Irish garden decor measures 12" diameter x 3/8" thick and it is complete with a 5 year warranty. It is beautiful, classy and accurate.  You should buy a second one for your beach house.  And won't it be nice to look at instead of checking the temperature on your phone?  When you are wet in the pool, you should not be getting your phone wet.

The Claddagh garden temperature gage is enhanced with a Celtic knot-work design in the center and the face features a dimensional design.

The Irish thermometer is a special order item that ships to you or to the gift recipient directly from the supplier; please allow 14 to 21 days for delivery. Gift wrapping is not available on this item; however, at The Irish Gift House, they are more than happy to separately mail your gift note, along with Claddagh and Celtic knot history cards, to the gift recipient. Alternatively, if the thermometer is shipped to you, they will mail the history cards to you along with your receipt. 

Please note that if the Claddagh thermometer is part of a larger order it will ship separately and that shipping to PO Boxes is not available.

Family owned and operated, The Irish Gift House was established in Tempe, Arizona by Kerry O'Neal-Costanzo and Andrew Costanzo in 1994.

Prior to opening their Irish gift store, Kerry had been employed by her dear friend Lorraine Flynn, the owner of Irish Imports at Flynn's which was the original Irish store in Arizona. Kerry had initially meet Mrs. Flynn years earlier while searching for an Irish gift for her mother, Pauline (O'Hearon) O'Neal. 

Mrs. Flynn eventually retired and closed her store and with her encouragement Kerry and Andrew opened The Irish Gift House in the Phoenix suburb of Tempe.

The Irish Gift House quickly became one of the leading sources of fine Irish merchandise and Celtic jewelry. In 2005 we added on-line sales and in 2013 we transitioned to an all on-line store.  
The move to all on-line sales has proven to be very beneficial as both Kerry and Andrew are each blessed with a parent in their nineties and their required attention would not be possible if the traditional store had remained open. 

The Irish Gift House stocks the world's largest collection of over 9,000 different Irish goods that includes Claddagh rings and Celtic crosses. After 23 years in business The Irish Gift House's mission statement is still simple; we treat you like we would like to be treated. Neither Kerry or Andrew have college degrees, but both express an entrepreneurial spirit that has created several successful business ventures that has so far culminated with The Irish Gift House.

Kerry O'Neal Costanzo is a native of Phoenix, Arizona and was raised by a mother and father who instilled an appreciation for her Irish heritage. 

Andrew Costanzo is a native of Ridgewood, New York; while a child his family moved to Arizona. Andrew is of Italian descent who was fortunate to marry a pretty Irish lass who dreamed of owning an Irish store. 

Through The Irish Gift House we have been active with the Arizona Law Enforcement Emerald Society and over the years have raised and donated almost $40,000.00 for the families of fallen officers and firemen. Most of the proceeds have been generated through t-shirt sales, including the Irish Pubs of Arizona T-shirt.

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