Gift of the Gab toby jug produced by Mugeens of England circa 2000. Gift of the Gab is a leprechaun toby jug sitting on the ground and sharing all of the latest gossip on the phone with his friends. A leprechaun is a diminutive supernatural being in Irish folklore, classed by some as a type of solitary fairy. They are usually depicted as little bearded men, wearing a green coat and hat, who partake in mischief. In more recent times, they have been depicted as shoemakers who have a hidden pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.