Welcome to Bear Essentials

If you come down to the woods today
You are sure of a big surprise.
Bear Essentials houses the largest collection of Teddy Bears in Ireland. We have over 800 different products listed on our Online Shop. We just stock famous, high quality brands that offer good value like Steiff, Hansa Creation, Bukowski, Charlie Bears and others.
Bear Essentials own brand is Irish Made and all our collectable teddy bears are one-off limited editions. Made for timeless appeal – Made For Memories!
Testimonial: “Thank you Anke for your excellent service. I will definitely be back for future orders and will recommend to friends too. Appreciate your timely information. Best regards Lawrence.
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Upcoming Events

  • 04.11.2017 @ 14:00 - 17:00 |
    Heritage Event Build Your Own Irish Wildlife Animal
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  • 09.12.2017 @ 11:00 - 13:00 |
    Christmas Workshop Build Your Bear
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  • 09.12.2017 @ 14:00 - 17:00 |
    Christmas Ginger Bread House Workshop
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We love to make you feel happy!

Bear Essentials facilitates Build a Bear Family Workshops and one to one Teddy Bear Skill CoursesThose Workshops are popular as a Birthday, Hen or Baby Shower Party and can be bought as a Gift voucher. Our Silver Bear Centre can cater for large School Tours up to 60 People. Bear Essentials Teddy Bear Hospital looks after the restoration of old Teddy Bears and Children’s Baby Comforters.

Bear Essentials got a mention on ‘Things in Ireland You Must See Before You Die’.

From Our Blog

Christmas Ginger Bread House Workshop

Christmas Ginger Bread House Workshop

Delicious, sticky, fun and Christmassy...What shall we say about our traditional Gingerbread House workshop? You know when we were children, December was always a special month in our house. We were doing things with mum and friends in preparation for Christmas like making stars, arranging flowers, baking biscuits, making jam...it always smelt delicious and it gave everybody a happy feeling...
Christmas Workshop Build Your Bear

Christmas Workshop Build Your Bear

Make someone happy this Christmas. This could be you taking part in the workshop or you like to invite your mum, dad or your grandparents to come along. Christmas memories are very special and it is enjoyable to do something together
Heritage Event Build Your Own Irish Wildlife Animal

Heritage Event Build Your Own Irish Wildlife Animal

Come and join Anne Marie Ward from the Cavan County Council Heritage Office in association with Poet Heather Brett and Anke Morgenroth from Bear Essentials for our exciting heritage event. On Saturday the 4th of November from 2-5pm we are learning facts about Irish Wildlife facts and

About Bear Essentials

Bear Essential was established in 2000 as a Craft & Tourism Business. Since it has become one of Ireland’s leading Teddy Bear Shops online and on site. Bear Essentials stocks famous Brands like Steiff and Charlie Bears but also designs Irish made bears and baby gifts. Bear Essentials has been featured in many publications in Ireland & Germany such as Teddy Bear Times, Irish Tattler, Irish Times and Irish Independent as well as on Irish TV Nationwide and Lesser Spotted Ulster. We assure you of our best services at all times and hope you will find that special Teddy Bear Gift at Bear Essentials Made For Memories.

Our Address

Bear Essentials
Tirnawannagh, Bawnboy,
Co.Cavan, Ireland
Mob: +353 87 7610537

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