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Little Folk Chess Set

(5 customer reviews)


This handmade Little Folk Chess Set sees the the Irish Leprechauns play their kissing cousins, the Scottish Brownies, up and down the 32 counties of Ireland.

The Toadstool is the Castle with a fáilte (welcome) sign over the door leading to Tír na Nog (Land of the Young). Seán the Knight has shamrock and a shillelagh to keep away the people who want them to grow up. Fergal the Bishop has a book of spells and fairy stories. Brian the King has a bag of gold for the winner of the game. Maeve the Queen has a crown of shamrocks and margical charmed harp. Paddy the pawn sits on shamrock waiting for the game to begin and smokes his pipe.

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Chess board included, measures 37 x 37cm. Figures range 3cm-6.5cm.


This Little Folk Chess Set is made from cold cast porcelain, i.e. a porcelain powder that is bonded so that they are both decorative and functional, which means they don’t break easily. O’Gowna was taught this process over twenty years ago by Royal Doulton master craftsmen.


As this craft is handmade there may be visual variations, however, the same high quality of craftsmanship will apply to all sets.


This Irish gift is ideal for:

  • St. Patrick’s Day
  • Anniversary (especially 9th = pottery)
  • Birthdays
  • Christmas
  • Father’s Day
  • Mother’s Day
  • New Home
  • Retirement
  • Wedding

Additional information

Weight 4.0000 kg

5 reviews for Little Folk Chess Set

  1. Hillary, Dublin, Ireland

    I received an email from Texas this afternoon stating that they received the Little Folk Chess Set and they were thrilled with such a delightful gift. The person who received the gift commented on how well it was packed and that it had arrived intact. Also gift was received within 8 days of purchase to the USA. So happy with my purchase from Totally Irish Gifts – an excellent choice.

  2. Emer

    An excellent gift choice for a wedding present going to GB

  3. Richard Murray (verified owner)

    Beautiful chess set of the Little People, fast delivery, and excellent service and support from Totally Irish Gifts. I found this on their website while looking for something else, and I’m very happy I did. Pieces are small works of art and have a great feel when playing. The board adds nicely to the theme. Very happy with purchase, store, and staff.

  4. Val Schmiedeskamp (verified owner)

    An wonderful gift for an Irish chess coach. The pawns are perfect representations of everyone’s thoughts about Little People. The packaging was awesome! I think an egg would have made it safely across the Atlantic. Thank you Totally Irish Gifts.

  5. Julia Masters (verified owner)

    What amazing service from the very beginning. I used the chat service to ask a question and I was answered very promptly. Such a friendly, helpful service, keeping me updated with my order throughout. The product itself is beautiful. Crafted to a very high standard with so much detail. The packaging is also very professional, I can’t wait to give it as a 70th birthday gift. Thank you for such a beautiful product.

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