Fast Cars to Funky Frames – The Ultimate Guide to Father’s Day Gift Buying!

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Father's Day gifts
Father's Day gifts

With Father’s Day approaching on Sunday, June 18, it’s a good time to start considering what you’d like to purchase for your dad or any special man in your life to celebrate the occasion.

Whether you’ve a small or larger budget, prefer experiences or traditional gifts, we’ve compiled a few suggestions to suit all tastes and styles.

A Blarney Woollen Mill Knit:

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The Aran jumper, also known as the fisherman style knit jumper, gained a cult following after the release of the Oscar-nominated film “The Banshees of Inisherin.” TikTok videos showed groups of Gen Z shoppers searching for second-hand knits to imitate Colin Farrell’s style in the movie, resulting in a surge in sales of traditional jumpers in various shades at knitwear shops across Ireland. Blarney Woollen Mills offer an extensive range of Aran jumpers, characterised by intricate texture stitch patterns such as the tree of life, cable, moss, and basket weaves. They are available in various styles, including crew neck jumpers, zip and button cardigans, jumpers with hoods, and stylish waistcoats. Additionally, they come in classic cream as well as stylish charcoal grey and navy colours.

The Classic Car Experience at Fairmont Carton House

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Fairmont Carton House, located just 25 minutes from Dublin, has curated a luxurious package tailored for dads who love classic cars. Surrounded by 1,100 acres of picturesque parkland, ancient woodlands, and lakes, this hotel offers a stunning setting.

Once you’ve checked in, you can choose from a selection of stunning classic cars, including a MGB Roadster, Mercedes, Morgan, or VW Beetle Cabriolet. Embark on a journey to explore the scenic countryside of Kildare and Wicklow, visiting places like Blessington, Maynooth, and The National Stud, all while enjoying a gourmet picnic provided by the hotel

End the evening at Fairmont Carton House with a delightful dinner for two at Kathleen’s Kitchen before retiring to your bedroom in the garden wing of the estate. The package includes breakfast the following morning. The Classic Car Experience at Fairmont Carton House starts from €925 for two people sharing.

PewPols

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If the dad in your life is starting to realise that he may need reading glasses or is seeking a style update for his eyewear, PewPols is an Irish company that offers a range of stylish, contemporary, and funky frames. Besides regular optical glasses, they also provide an excellent selection of sunglasses made from the finest Italian acetate, produced in Oyonnax, France.

The Formula Race Thrill at Mondello Park

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The Formula Race Thrill experience at Mondello Park promises to give you the closest sensation to emulating your Formula 1 heroes. It’s an exhilarating treat for adrenaline junkies.

The event begins with a classroom-style briefing, followed by training laps in a saloon racing car, and finishes with the thrilling experience of driving a Formula Sheane single-seater race car.

The day concludes with a debrief and a presentation of racing times. Each Driving Thrill package purchased from Mondello Park includes free membership for 12 months, granting dads complimentary access to all events held at the park, including the ICCR and Dunlop Masters Superbike Championships, as well as the Japfest Festival and Historic Festival.

BOSE Speakers

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For the music lovers in your life, the portable wireless BOSE speakers are incredibly versatile and handy. They are perfect for outdoor gatherings such as summer barbecues or street parties and provide powerful sound quality comparable to that of a wireless home speaker. With Bluetooth connectivity and a voice-controlled feature, these speakers are lightweight and stylish. Cyclists will appreciate the SoundLink Micro, which can be easily clipped onto a backpack or handlebar, offering a portable, waterproof, and high-quality soundtrack even in light rain.

The Gastropub

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This option is likely to appeal to most men—an enjoyable pub lunch accompanied by craft beers! Tenters Gastropub located in the heart of Dublin 8’s Liberties, serves great burgers, a selection of pies, cocktails, and a variety of beers on tap.

Multiple viewing screens ensure that whether you’re interested in rugby, golf, Formula One, or the Premier League, you’ll have coverage.

If you prefer live music, every Friday night at Tenters features a performance by John Mahon, a professional musician with a decade of experience who recently played in Dubai and had the opportunity to support The Coronas and The Script.

Ryder Cup and Rugby World Cup Tickets

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Cassidy Travel is urging people to forget the socks and gadgets this Father’s Day and go straight for the Brownie points by buying Dad tickets for some of the biggest sporting events in the world. Cassidy has packages (see below) for this year’s Ryder Cup and Rugby World Cup and pre-order offerings for the new Premiership season.

Drop into Cassidy Travel to speak to an expert or email: [email protected] phone: 01 8779853.

Rugby World Cup 2023 – Opening Ceremony

France v New Zealand

Friday, 8th September 2023

Paris – Stade de France

2 Night Package Includes:

Hotel Stay & Match Tickets

From €1029pp

Flights can be added at time of booking for best price available.

https://www.cassidytravel.ie/france-v-new-zealand-opening-ceremony

Drop into Cassidy Travel today or contact them on 01 8779853.

Rugby World Cup 2023

Ireland v Tonga

Saturday, 16th September 2023

Nantes – Stade de la Beaujoire

1 Night Package Includes:

Return Flights, Return Airport Transfers, Hotel Stay & Match Tickets

From €849pp

Very Limited Availability – Book Now to Avoid Disappointment!

https://www.cassidytravel.ie/ireland-v-asia-pacific

Drop into Cassidy Travel today or contact them on 01 8779853.

Ryder Cup 2023!

Rome – Weekend Packages

Sunday Package: 30th September – 3rd October

3 Night Package

4* The Cross Hotel, Rome

Package includes Return Flights, Accommodation, Airport

& Event Transfers and Access to Sunday Final Day Ticket.

Prices from €2249pp (based on 2 people sharing)

The traditional Cross Hotel is located in Rome’s

tranquil historic and archaeological district

Limited Availability – Book Now to Avoid Disappointment!

https://www.cassidytravel.ie/sports-and-events/ryder-cup-2023

Drop into Cassidy Travel today or contact them on 01 8779853.

Pre-Register for Premier League 23/24!

Our expert sports travel team have years of experience in planning Premier League

travel packages and can help take the hassle out of booking. We know sports

inside out and will recommend the places you can stay to be near the action,

plan your transfers in perfect time, and get you the best seats for your budget,

all whilst ensuring you get value for money.

Pre-register today: https://www.cassidytravel.ie/sports-breaks/football-travel-packages/premier-league/premier-league-season-prereg/

Drop into Cassidy Travel today or contact them on 01 8779853 for more information.

Ryanair Vouchers

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A Ryanair Gift Card – linking Dad with over 235 destination choices across Europe and (slightly) beyond – is another idea. As the airline, itself, says: “Forget the novelty junk and get them something they really want”. Ryanair Gift Cards (available from www.ryanair.com) start at just €25 and are delivered to straight to your door or inbox saving all the hassle.

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