8 of the best Father's Day gifts from local businesses
25 May 2021
June is the month we get to celebrate the Father figures in our lives! Father’s Day falls on Sunday 20th June this year and if you are looking for some inspiration for gifts to give your Dad then we have the answer. Feehily’s Florist have put together a gift guide for Father’s Day, with some awesome presents from a wide range of local Sligo businesses and Irelands finest designers.
Sligo Food Hamper
Set up in her hometown of Sligo in 2018, Aisling opened The Sligo Oyster Experience to showcase some of our counties very best products. For Dad’s who adore fresh seafood and fine local produce, send them this fab Food Hamper for Father’s Day. It includes a picnic box full of famous Sligo Bay Oysters, and locally sourced Meat, Crackers & Cheese - simply scrumptious.
Wild About Plants
Treat your green-fingered Dad to a houseplant from Feehily’s Florist this Father’s Day. Our award-winning team can help you pick out the ideal plant that he can enjoy watching grow; from Boston Ferns, little Cactus to Swiss Cheese Plants. Feehily’s Florist offer local delivery to Sligo Town so we can deliver straight to your Dad as a surprise! Just give us a call on 071 9170000 or pop by our Sligo flower shop to choose you Father’s Day present - we also stock cards, balloons and pots if you want to add anything else to personalise your gift.
For Papa’s who know the difference between Espresso and Cortado, check out Carrow Coffee Roasters for a cool Father's Day present. A small roasting business located beside the Atlantic Ocean in Co. Sligo, they use the finest South American beans full of rich flavour and aromas to create delicious coffee to brew at home - order online today for a taste of caffeine heaven!
If your Dad is a literacy addict and always has his nose in a book, head down to Liber Book Shop on O’Connell Street in Sligo. This independent, family run business has tons of books and a friendly team to help you pick out something new your Dad will enjoy reading. From cookbooks to history, David Attenborough to Ian Rankin, Liber will have the perfect book to gift your leading man on Father's Day.
The Cat & The Moon is a little gift shop tucked away in Sligo on Castle Street, full to the brim with gorgeous handmade gifts and artwork. Owner Martina founded the shop back in 1989, stocking only items designed and made in Ireland. They have an online Father’s Day gift section for inspiration – everything from richly scented candles, hand crafted cheeseboards to stylish framed art.
Book an Adventure
Does your Dad have an adventurous streak? Wild Wet Adventures is located on the shores of Temple House Lake and experienced guide John takes you on many exciting experiences to explore the natural beauty that surrounds us. Book you and Dad in for a fun day of kayaking on the serene lakes, test your balancing act Paddle Boarding or try your hand (or perhaps that should be feet?) at guided hiking.
O’Hehirs is a family run, artisan bakery with their head branch founded in central Sligo back in 1984. They have a mouth-watering range of cakes, pastries and treats to order online or pick up in store – perfect for Father’s who have a sweet tooth! It is tough to pick our favourite, but their box of Mars Bar Donut has to be up there as one of our top choices.
Four Sprung Ducks craft gifts using ceramics, driftwood, stone and natural materials from their studio on Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way. They have some really unique gifts and a dedicated section the website just for Dads! We love the personalised coasters for hobbies such as cycling and rock climbing, and the tide time clocks are a must for any dog walker.