9 great Father’s Day gift ideas
It’s June and as well as that being the start of those coveted summer holidays, it’s also the month to take some time and really appreciate that one man in your life that you can always turn to no matter what – DAD. As much as we love them there’s also no denying that fathers can be notoriously hard to shop for, if not impossible at times, so here at the marketplace we’ve come up with a solution to your problems. Here’s 12 great gift ideas to shop for the upcoming celebrations and to make things even better… they’re all 100 percent Irish!
1. Complete Box by Beardsmith
For the bearded men in your life, this is the perfect gift to give to show your appreciation. Everything you could possibly need to keep that facial hair in check, the set comes with bottles of shampoo/soap, oil and styling wax. Eco-friendly and locally made, there is no way he won’t crack a hairy smile when he locks eyes with this set on June 21st!
2. Ceramic Dark Brown Cup by Olivia Canavan Ceramics
A guaranteed winner, there isn’t a single individual that doesn’t love a good mug! Pick up this carefully crafted dark chocolate matt glazed cup in contemporary design. Simple but effective, this is close to the perfect gift and the cherry on the cake – it’s microwave and dishwasher safe so there’ll be no unnecessary accidents.
3. Geometric Bull’s skull Hoodie by Stencilize
Ideal for any occasion, sprucing up your Dad’s wardrobe with a cool, new hoodie is a great shout! Have him stand out from the crowd in pure comfort. He’ll be racing to don the new jumper before every football match and you can sit back content with the fact that you nailed the ultimate Fathers Day gift.
4. Hip Flask and Shot Glasses by Mullingar Pewter
Coming all the way from Westmeath, these stunning pieces will have your father bowled over. The intricate details and metal work coupled with the fact that it is unmistakably home grown, won’t fail to impress – you’ll have your siblings scrambling to sign the card and get in on this present.
5. Making Memories by Fran Halpin Art
Add a splash of colour to the old man’s office with this extraordinary piece of art painted by Dublin local, Fran Halpin. With its mixture of colours and blend of shapes, this piece could never fail to brighten up anyone’s day with a single glance. Created using golden open acrylics, it comes framed in black accompanied by worldwide free shipping.
6. Ogham script pendant by Iasc Designs
For the true traditionals among us, with this gift you’ll have hit the jackpot. Get your Dad’s name translated into ogham script and hand carved from Irish cow bone to make a beautiful personalised pendant. Each pendant comes with a stainless steel chain adjustable from 15 to 17 inches (~38 – 43 cm) and are handcrafted so that they are all unique and of the highest quality.
7. Card from Homebird.ie
No gift giving is ever complete without the added addition of a killer card. Play around with sayings, colours, funny pictures what ever you think will be a hit with your Dad and top off that great gift with a thank you in writing. It’s a nice little keepsake and a way to express how you really feels minus the bells and whistles!
8. Handmade Organic Lemongrass Liquid Soap by Handmade in Donegal
Whether they like to admit it or not, even the men in our lives enjoy a little pamper every now and then. Gift your Dad a fresh scented liquid soap that’ll have him feeling relaxed and rejuvenated in no time at all. Cruelty-free and suitable for vegetarians and vegans, there is literally no one this product won’t please.
9. Drawstring backpack by EVA.BEE.BAGS
Useful, handy and practical, shopping for Dad couldn’t be easier with these edgy drawstring backpacks on the market. The perfect ‘man-bag’, this is the gift your father didn’t even know he needed. Made with waterproof fabric, 100% cotton inner and incredibly lightweight, this accessory is the ideal companion for any upcoming days out.
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