Taryn's Quirky Gift Guide for Men (& others!)

Trying to find a gift for the difficult to buy for person in your life (it's probably a guy, amirite? Why are they so darn hard to buy for?)

These are all under 50 bucks so won't break the bank either. 

1. This mug! How cool is it? Only €14.99 and available at iwoot 

Marvel Avengers Infinity War Gauntlet Shaped Mug


2. Anatomical heart embroidered hoop, €25.46, handmade in Ireland by Emma at The Curious Needle. 

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3. Dementor's Kiss Lip Balm, 7 handmade in Ireland by Literary Lip Balms. They also have a soap called Tincture of Werewolf which looks verrah cool too!

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4. Pocket Kitty Brooch, €12,00 available at taryndevere.com

5. This really cool backpack (which comes in other colours), €45, made from recycled drink bottles. Available at Designist.ie 

Zipper Backpack Tangerine

6. Boulevard Wren and Other Stories, €19.99, is Blindboy Boatclub's follow-up to the bestselling Gospel According to Blindboy. Blindboy has a big male following so this book is sure to be a hit with the mens in your life. Available here and where ever ye get your books from 

The new testament by Blindboy Boatclub

7. Donut Mind if I Do Cufflinks, €15,00 available here

8. Beard stuff for beardy people, chemical free, all natural and made in Kerry! Gift sets €17.99 - €39.99, available here

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9. This freaking adorable and stylish tie! £24 designed by Mentalembellisher who also has amazing. plush and colourful men's robes in her shop too. You can buy the tie from Contrado.co.uk

Colour Chart Little Bird Tie

10. Home Brew Kit, 49.93. Home brew beer is yum and so it's a win win when you give this set, he makes it - you both drink it! Available at Home Brew West

Brew At Home Beer Starter Kit With Ingredients

11. "Ride" T-shirt, €24.50, from Hairy Baby 

Ride T-Shirt by Hairy Baby | Funny Irish T Shirts | Funny Irish Puns

12. A custom portrait, €24.00+ like this one available from Edwina McNamee

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13. Buy him his very own hotel! Ok yes it is a Bee and Insect Hotel, but that's even better than a human one when you think about it cause you don't need to deal with staff and yaknow...customers! Plus we all need to do our bit for the environment.

20.00 and available from Irish Garden Birds

14. Laptop and ipad skin, There is no planet B, $25.99. Available at Society 6.

There Is No Planet B - Green Laptop & iPad Skin

15. Smash the Patriarchy Badge, €3.65 available here from Sootmegs

(If your fellow doesn't want this badge then I suggest you don't buy him anything from this list, or indeed anything at all cause he might be a bit of a misogynist and frankly they don't deserve gifts.)

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