Shopping for a man, whether you’re looking for an inexpensive gift for a friend or on the hunt for the perfect present to give your dad, boyfriend, or brother, is not always the easiest. Thankfully, you don’t have to spend an arm and a leg to get him a great, meaningful gift this year. And there are so many affordable options out there, right on your doorstep here in New Ross, that you won’t have any trouble finding unique gifts that are sure to wow him as soon he rips back the wrapping paper. As the countdown to Christmas approaches, we went ahead and found the best gifts for men under €50 for you, that won’t break the bank!
Stop number one is sure to be a crowd pleaser for the car obsessed male in your life! Pirate Garage, located in the Bosheen in New Ross, has a huge range of products on offer. Get him a starter hamper to find the perfect products to refresh the look of their car quickly and easily! The DBL Exterior Sample Set is a kit of 6 products including vampire liquid to reduce brake dust and grime from your rims and a brush to reach those hard-to-reach places, as well as a synthetic spray wax and a puffy towel for a beautiful finish! And best of all, it is only €37!
Next up, why not encourage him to finish that lockdown project with a set of new tools from Paddy Breen’s Expert Hardware! Most popular every Christmas is a Hammer Drill, for just €44! Want something unique that he will use all year round? Paddy also has a range of pocketknives that will last a lifetime and beyond! A pocketknife is a popular and practical present and with such a huge selection in store, such as the ones below, which cost between €20-€40 depending on model, this gift is no brainer and a unique addition.
If cars and tools don’t quiet fit the bill, then how about sports and style? And best of all… you can get both in one store! T-Squared, on South Street New Ross, not only has a top-notch range of men’s fashion items, but they also sell hurls, slithers, grips and footballs! A scarf, hat and gloves combo will only set you back €45 and would be the perfect addition to your Dad’s winter wardrobe! Paired up with a new hurl or football, and that budget is spent on the perfect gift to keep everyone happy!
Give the gift of bling this year with a stylish new watch from Forristal’s, that doesn’t have to break the bank! Helen and the team have a huge range of brands available, including a Telestar silver watch that is sure to suit the older, sophisticated male in your life with its classic design and large face, from as little as €40! And if you are looking for something trendy and young, this Q&Q Stainless Steel Blue men’s watch is tidy and stylish and is only €45!
This Christmas if you are wanting to go antique for that certain man’s gifts, then there is only one stop in New Ross- Dunbrody Antiques! Brendan has a treasure chest of ideas full of authentic, high-quality products, that are sure to put something unique under the three this year. If you joined the home bar craze through lockdown then this old school soda siphon is the perfect addition, and is perfect with whiskey, for only €40. Or if you really want to add something unique why not go for an antique sword, perfect for decoration and only €45! It is certainly a gift they won’t forget any time soon!
Finally, add a little class to the gift list this year with a hip flask, pen or smart wallet from Brooks Jewellers! All under €50, Mary and the team have a huge selection of items that are sure to satisfy even the fussiest man and put a smile on their face! Brooks can take the stress out of shopping for men with a huge range of whiskey glasses on top of these beautiful items, so no matter the age, every man will be covered!