Think a nice pair of patterned socks will do? Think again. Treat him with something he actually wants, like the latest gadgets, stylish threads, luxe grooming products or some lusted after sporting kit. These gift ideas are guaranteed to put a smile on his face all year round, with nary a sock in sight.
The reward for topping the group for Manchester United is a tough draw against La Liga outfit Sevilla. As Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool found out earlier this year, Sevilla are a tough nut to crack. Man United will be looking to do one better than their Premier League Rivals with a win of the Spanish side. Be part of the action with our day trip package by coach and ferry.
From €149 pp
Shaving will never be a chore again with Braun's super slick wet and dry shaver. Super efficient and comfortable to use, the five specialized shaving elements capture more hair in one stroke for fewer strokes and less skin irritation.
From Boots at €249.99
The ideal Christmas present for any Red Devil. Shake off the January Blues by joining us on our day trip by coach & ferry to see Manchester United take on tough Championship opposition in Derby County. Watch some of the biggest names in football such as Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford as they look to add to the Club’s impressive trophy collection.
From €119 pp
A New York Times best seller by David Litt, a former speechwriter for President Obama. This revealing, poignant memoir is sure to delight this Christmas.
From Kennys from €17.03
The beverage of the moment is here to stay so what better time to give the gift of sophisticated glassware to match your merry drink of choice. Concoct your favourite gin recipe or sample new refreshing notes, either way, the Tipperary Gin Glasses will make them taste that little bit sweeter.
From Harvey Norman from €30
A New York Times bestseller, John Feinstein's dramatic retelling of the 2016 Ryder Cup is a must read for sporting aficionados.
From Amazon from €19.80
Feast on this beautifully presented Irish Food Hamper with your family, send as a corporate gift or send to your loved ones abroad. Our well stocked, hand packed hampers deliver excellent quality Irish brands such as Butlers, Irish Pantry Foods, and Bewleys.
From €25 at Gifts Direct
Retro design meets cutting edge technology in this attractive 1950s style DAB radio that delivers crystal clear sound quality in FM and DAB. Features an automatic channel searching function to make finding any station easy. Pre-set up to 10 stations on DAB and FM so that you can instantly select your favourite channel.
From Independent Shop at €119.99
Start them on their road to driving success with a gift voucher from Airport Driving School. The school has over 49 years experience, with instructors available to give lessons throughout Ireland and Northern Ireland.
From €50 at Airport Driving School
Take a trip down memory lane with this recordable music centre with digital radio by Zennox. Now you can archive and listen to your entire music collection using one stylish 1930’s inspired music centre, with the added bonus of a digital/FM radio. This distinctive unit combines up-to-date technology with vintage design.
From Independent Shop at €299.99
Breathe new life into cherished film negatives and slides with the film and negative scanner by Zennox. This scanner allows you to transform old film into digital files, allowing them to be saved directly on to a SD card or your PC.
From Independent Shop at €79.99
Ask any Liverpool fan and they will tell you that there is nothing more special than the atmosphere in Anfield on a European Night. After 9 long years Liverpool are finally back amongst Europe’s elite as they face Portugal’s FC Porto in the second leg of the Champions League Round of 16. Can Salah, Mane and Co. emulate Liverpool’s underdog heroics of ’05? Be part of the journey with our Day Trip or 1 Night Hotel Packages.
Give your loved one the Christmas gift that delivers all year - the Irish Independent and Sunday Independent delivered free to their door, or the digital edition on their mobile, laptop or tablet. Find out about all our daily and weekend gifting options – simply choose ‘Gift’ on: Independent.ie/homedelivery Or call us on 1890130130.
From Irish and Sunday Independent at €19.99
Looking for the ideal present for any Liverpool fan? Why not join us on our Day Trip package by Coach and Ferry, to see if Klopp’s Reds can seek revenge after the disappointing draw earlier this month against Merseyside Rivals Everton, as the two lock horns for much more than bragging rights in the FA Cup 3rd Round. The two sides have not met at this stage of the competition since 1932.
Comprised of four of the brand's best-loved fragrances, Comme des Garçons Parfums' 'Pocket Collection' allows you to discover new scents and switch between them as the mood takes you. Each housed in a small version of the label's iconic curved bottle, they're ideal for travel, too.
At Mr Porter from €199
The perfect Christmas gift for that rugby mad person in your life. Enjoy a 2 night stay in the beautiful city of Paris and join Shoulder to Shoulder with fellow Irish supporters as the Boys in Green open their 2018 6 Nations journey against rivals France. Our package includes return chartered Flights from Dublin to Charles de Gaulle and 2 Nights Bed & Breakfast in a range of 3 and 4* City Centre Hotels which are close to some of the City’s most famous sites and attractions. Match Tickets are not included but are available to purchase at a supplement.