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Derry Girls: 8 iconic gifts for the fan in your life including ‘I’m the wee lesbian’ merch

Jonny Yates April 19, 2022
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Fans of Derry Girls can get some amazing merch inspired by the hit series. (Channel 4)

Fans of Derry Girls can get some amazing merch inspired by the hit series. (Channel 4)

Derry Girls is back on our screens for its third and final series and it’s the end of an era.

The hit Channel 4 and Netflix show about five teenagers living in mid-1990s Derry during the Troubles has become a global hit.

Fans in Derry and beyond have embraced the characters and storylines, including LGBT+ viewers, since its premiere in 2018.

The final series is currently airing on Channel 4 – where it’s been the channel’s most successful comedy in years – before bowing out.

Although the creator, Lisa McGee has previously said she’d like to do a film adaption of the series, so watch this space.

If you’re a Derry Girls fan, or someone in your life is, then you can buy some iconic merch featuring quotes and characters from the series.

Below we’ve put together some of the best products you can buy inspired by the show.

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"The wee lesbian" t-shirt. (BealtaineStudios/Etsy)
“The wee lesbian” t-shirt. (BealtaineStudios/Etsy)

This t-shirt references one of the most iconic moments from Derry Girls and it’s when Clare tells Erin that she is in fact “the wee lesbian” who entered the school’s ‘Searching for Myself’ writing contest. The coming out story has been praised by fans of the series and Clare is played by LGBT+ ally, Nicola Coughlan. This t-shirt is available in a number of colours for £18 from Etsy.

A Derry Girls-inspired print. (HannahWebbDesign/Etsy)
A Derry Girls-inspired print. (HannahWebbDesign/Etsy)

This minimalistic print features the Derry Girls group and is perfect for any fans of the series. It also features credits of the series including the creator, director and stars. It’s priced at £6 and you can get it from Etsy.

Another Derry Girls-inspired print
Another Derry Girls-inspired print. (AHellaLoadOfQuirky/Etsy)

Another print design you can get is this one, which is priced at £4 on Etsy. It’s has a similar minimalistic design and they’re both close to selling out due to popularity, following the show’s return to our screens this month.

A sticker set
A sticker set. (ItsBirchStudios/Etsy)

You can get this sticker set to adorn your laptop or phone with quotes and images from the series. The set includes “I’m the wee lesbian”, “(Honorary) Derry Girl” and “I’m not being an individual on my own” stickers. It’s priced at £9 and you can get it from Esty here.

The original set has proven to be so popular that the artist has created a second one, this time with designs reading “Protestants hate ABBA”, “Don’t be such a dick, James” and “Fionnula’s Fish & Chips”. This one is available from Etsy here.

A Derry Girls-inspired mug.
A Derry Girls-inspired mug. (bapandscone/Etsy)

This mug references another iconic scene from Derry Girls, when Michelle enters the room carrying a tray of flaming shots, exclaiming “sláinte motherf**kers!” to the others. The mug is priced at £13.50 and you can get it in a number of different colours from Etsy.

A card featuring Sister Michael.
A card featuring Sister Michael. (DerryNiceThings/Etsy)

This greeting card features Sister George Michael, played brilliantly in the series by Siobhán McSweeney. It reads “Happy Birthday! What age are you now? Christ! You might want to think about wising up!”, a quote from the show. t’s priced at £3.50 and you can get it from Etsy here.

The seller has a number of different greeting cards inspired by the series, including one featuring Aunt Sarah reading: “Winking? At your age? Christ! I feel sick!”. To shop them all head to the sellers store here.

A print featuring "Catch Yerself On" quote.
A print featuring “Catch Yerself On” quote. (AballoneStudios/Etsy)

Another print inspired by the series is this one, which reads “Catch yerself on” across the back of a denim jacket. It’s priced from £8 and you can buy it from Etsy.

A Derry Girls cross stitch. (KnottySewandSew/Etsy)
A Derry Girls cross stitch. (KnottySewandSew/Etsy)

This cute cross stitch design features Orla, Erin, Clare, Michelle and James and is the perfect gift for the Derry Girls fan in your life. It’s limited availability but you can get it from Etsy here.

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