Father's Day is the perfect excuse for kids to treat their dads and say a big thank you for being a BRILLIANT father.
And while we're sure they would appreciate a Rolex or a new car (maybe one day...), you don't need to spend a fortune or go crazy piling him with gifts for him to know that he is loved! A spa voucher, if it's in your budget, or, if you're feeling stretched, some funky socks are the way forward.
To help you avoid any last minute panic shopping, we have searched high up and low down to find you something that is sure to suit your budget:
1. Powerscourt Hotel Resort and Spa gift voucher; €225
Why not treat Dad to some time out from the stresses of everyday life with the Tee Off at Powerscourt Hotel package? For just €225.00 per person sharing (you can totally get in on this treat as well!) he will enjoy a luxurious overnight stay with breakfast overlooking the Sugar Loaf and a gourmet dinner in Sika restaurant, carefully prepared by Chef Peter Byrne and his team in Sika restaurant. The package also includes a round of golf at Powerscourt Golf Club, with dad hitting the fairways on either the East or West course.
2. Crabtree and Evelyn West Indian Lime Traveller set; €45
This award-winning grooming set features an invigorating blend of lime, lemon, orange flower and vetiver - native to the British West Indies - with spicy notes and woody scents of cedar and sandalwood.
With its sophisticated fragrance and classic packaging, this travel size gift set contains a range of rejuvenating skincare products, making it the perfect gift for the special man in your life.
3. Henry J Socks – the classic gift with a twist; £13 (they do deliver to Ireland)
Legends of couture footwear, Henry J Socks have launched a brand new subscription service delivering a pair of designer socks and matching boxer shorts direct to your dad’s door.
Each gift-wrapped package contains a brightly-coloured pair of socks sporting stripes, spots or bold block colours, as well as a complementary pair of boxer shorts. Prices start from £13 per month and delivery is free; click here to order.
4. Vichy gifts; starting from €10
If money is tight, why not treat him to some Vichy products? The Invigorating Hydra Mag-C shower gel will be a daily treat as will the LiftActive moisturiser face cream or sensi-balm aftershave. Or why not buy all three and present it in a lovely gift bag?
5. MICRO Pedi Man; €29.95
Boys love their toys and gadgets don’t get much cooler than this MICRO Pedi Man - a ground-breaking personal grooming tool for an at-home manly Pedi. Nudge him in the right direction with a very cool, very thoughtful, very effective grooming gift to bring his feet to heel – it’s the only Pedi device especially designed for men.
This highly innovative device quickly and safely removes rough skin from heels and feet in seconds thanks to its unique micro mineral smoothing roller, which spins 360 degrees at an amazing 30 times a second. The MICRO Pedi MAN is safer and more effective to use than metal scrapers, which use blades to cut the skin. MICRO Pedi MAN costs €29.95 and is available from selected pharmacies nationwide and www.micropedi.ie.