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Father’s Day gift ideas that are sure to impress the dad in your life

By Vaseline May31,2024

Father’s Day is just around the corner – but are you ready to celebrate the father figure in your life on June 16?

If, like us, you have been thinking about the occasion again, we have the solution for you. Whether he’s a techie, a foodie, or indulges in a little luxury every now and then, we’ve found something for every dad.

Here are seven great gift ideas for your dad to wear, eat, and drink this Father’s Day. Look:

Wear

Incredible socks

Incredible socks, Father's Day
Incredible socks. Image: supplied

Is your dad cool enough to rock funky socks? Incredible Socks have declared themselves the official socks of Father’s Day. Whether he loves superheroes, unicorns or fruit, there is always a pattern to suit his personal taste.

If you want to mix and match patterns, individual pairs of socks cost €9.95 each. Alternatively, Incredible Socks have conveniently put together their own gift sets starting at $9.99. Run, don’t walk! (Pun intended).

Retro GAA jersey

Photo: Órga Retro

The countdown has officially begun to see which province will become this year’s Gaelic football champions and lift the Sam Maguire Cup.

If you have a big GAA head in your life, why not consider buying him a retro county jersey? He will stand out in the crowd and will undoubtedly be one of the coolest dads around.

Irish brand Órga Retro has released some incredible retro jerseys from Cavan to Tipp, right through to the 80s and 90s.

Food and drink

Bushmills Irish whisky, €43.95 to €191.95

Bushmills Irish whisky, Father's Day
Bushmills Irish whisky. Image: supplied

Is your dad a whiskey neat guy or an on-the-rock guy? Bushmills Irish Whiskey’s core range of single malts has something for everyone and every budget.

Their 10 year old malt (€43.95) is smooth and honeyed, perfect for any taste. The six-year older sister malt (€ 103.95) has layers of complexity with a persistent spiciness.

The most delicious of them all, however, is their 21 year old malt (€191.95). With deep flavors of sherry and dark chocolate, this is the height of sophistication and we’re sure the father figure in your life will thank you immensely for it.

Smoking soul

Smokin Soul in County Wexford for Irish country life.  Philip Doyle
Smoking soul. Photo: Philip Doyle via Smokin’ Soul

Smokin’ Soul is the brainchild of Pat Conway, who has a background in agriculture and construction, and Jim O’Brien, who has a background in construction and culinary hospitality.

We all have a father figure in our lives who loves to showcase his culinary skills during BBQ season, so why not give them the chance to become the ultimate BBQ hero with Smokin’ Soul’s masterclass?

Over a day (€195) or weekend (€295) in Co Wexford, they get the chance to master everything from the first spark to the final, mouth-watering dish.

Technology

Wireless charging station, €120

Photo: Harvey Norman

If your dad is constantly losing his devices or chargers, a charging station is the perfect Father’s Day gift for him.

This Alogic Magspeed 3-in-1 wireless 15W charging station, which retails for €119.90 in Harvey Norman, looks aesthetically pleasing And This allows you to charge three devices in the same location at the same time.

He can instantly breathe new life into his MagSafe compatible devices, Airpods and Apple Watch. Let’s be honest: whose dad doesn’t love a quirky gadget?

Secret wallet, €69

Secrid Yard mini wallet. Photo: Brown Thomas

Every Father’s Day gift guide encourages you to buy a wallet for your dad, but we promise this one is not an ordinary wallet, but a cool wallet!

Secrid’s Yard Mini Wallet is the Dutch-based company’s bestseller, and for good reason. Don’t be fooled by the small size, it fits four embossed banknotes or six flat cards And business cards.

The wallet, which is available in different sizes and colours, features a snap closure mechanism and the patented sliding design, the ideal addition to your father’s pocket.

To give in

L’Occitane Cap Cedrat Collection, €88 (worth €109.50)

L'Occitane Cap Cedrat, Father's Day
L’Occitane Cap Cedrat collection. Photo: L’Occitane

Transport your father to the south of France this Father’s Day without spending a lot of money.

The Cap Cedrat Collection from L’Occitane is a masculine, woody fragrance with light citrus notes that compliment the base notes of cedarwood, musk and amberwood.

This particular set, worth €109.50, contains an eau de toilette, a deodorant spray and a shower gel – and retails for just €88, what a bargain!

VOYA The Essential Men’s Grooming Duo, €66.40 (worth €83)

VOYA, Father's Day
VOYA The Essentials skincare duo for men. Photo: VOYA

Most men have a nasty habit of not taking good care of their skin. Give your dad the upper hand this Father’s Day with VOYA’s The Essentials Men’s Skincare Duo.

The shaving gel and rejuvenating moisturizer, specially developed for men, energizes the skin with an intense infusion of zesty lime and spicy cloves.

These products are sold individually, but if you’re a bargain lover like us, they’re being sold in a bundle for 20 percent off for just $66.40.

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