Father’s Day is the inspiration for Esther N McCarthy’s picks this week.
If your papa is a BBQ fan, check out this clever BergHOFF table barbecue from Meadows & Byrne.
Ideal for family days out and summer picnics, and it comes with a nifty detachable strap, plus a heat protector cork lid that you can place under the unit to protect picnic tables. The price tag is €149.
More info in store and online at www.meadowsandbyrne.com
Treat your dad to this beautiful MadMen-esque white marble and antique brass drinks trolley, it’ll inspire the mixologist in him. We love the circular design and the size is nice, 76x56x84cm.
It’s on sale at the time of typing, down from €499 to €399 for Irish company Home Lust. The sale lasts until June 24.
Put your lovely dad in the picture on Father’s Day with Fujifilm’s hybrid digital instant camera. This is for the fellas who are more cool than square, the instax Square SQ10 launched this month in Ireland.
You’ll pick one up in Fujifilm stores nationwide for €300. It allows photographers to edit and filter a shot they’ve captured before saving it or instantly printing.
If your dad likes heading off on weekend breaks, this brown lattice hold-all bag might be a nice gift for him. It’s from River Island and is yours for €60.
In stores nationwide and online at https://eu.riverisland.com/men
If your father enjoys gardening, bring it to the next level with this Smart Garden Gro Zone Max ultimate grow house.
It’s ideal for getting those tomatoes plants going, germinating seeds and propagating plants. Available from Griffins of Dripsey for €60.
If your dad is the more traditional sort, he might enjoy this Newbridge quill pen and holder. It’s in store at Kilkenny and costs €35.
There are lots of Irish designers there, which we love. and there are 15 stores to choose from including Emmet Place, Douglas and Shanagarry in Cork and www.kilkennyshop.com
If dearest daddy is into design, why not make him an appointment at Reside. The interiors showroom houses iconic internationals brands. We love the Danish design brand, Fritz Hansen.
Pictured here is the sculptural Egg Chair (€7,011), designed by Arne Jacobsen. You’d want to really love him, wouldn’t you?
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