Christmas Gift Ideas for Dad

Dad’s, they’re the best in the world, but there’s no question about it that they are the hardest to buy gifts for. So let us help you with some gift inspiration for Dad this Christmas.
Decathlon Ireland
November 2, 2022

We know that buying gifts for dad can be a challenge. If you’re looking for some inspirations for gifts for Dad this Christmas, look no further. We’ve compiled some of our best gift ideas for your dad in this blog. 

With over 70 sports available at Decathlon, you will definitely find a gift for your Dad at Decathlon Ireland.

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Or take a look at some of our suggestions below….

Gift ideas for the Dad’s who love Darts

Whether you have a Dad who loves Darts, or whether you're just looking for a fun gift idea that you know he will enjoy with friends and family, we have a range of Darts products for you to choose from this Christmas.

A dartboard is the type of gift that you wouldn’t ask for, but if you get your Dad a dartboard your buying a gift that will provide hours of fun.

If you are unsure of which Dartboard to get, we have plenty to choose from.

If your Dad has played Darts before, our Club 700 Dart board is an affordable, yet great quality board. You can also get additional darts and accessory packs to really bump up your darts bundle to give the complete set to your Dad on Christmas morning.

Another fantastic option is an electronic dart board, a safer option for a dart board in a house with young kids. An easy, interactive option for family enjoyment and a great opportunity to get a family competition going to show off your skills.

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Gift ideas for the Dad’s who love the Golf Course

If your Dad loves golf, and you don’t know the difference between a par and birdie, let us help you out!

We have a range of golf equipment and clothing at Decathlon. The foolproof gifts for golfers will always be a golf umbrella, golf balls and some waterproof gear! 

If you want to go all out and purchase a new golf bag or trolley, they are also fantastic gift ideas. One thing we will recommend is to get a waterproof golf bag especially for Irish weather.

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Gift ideas for the Dad’s who love to play!

Table Tennis from only €18

If your Dad has a competitive nature, we have a great gift idea for you. What if we told you that you could have a Table Tennis Table set up for just €18 with Decathlon’s Roll Net Set (including the net, bats and balls).

Table Tennis is another fun, family friendly gift that dad’s will love! 

If you have the space and the budget, we also have a range of table tennis tables for both indoor and outdoor use with prices starting from €145. 

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Billiards Tables

A billiards table, or a pool table is a great gift idea for Dad, he can perfect his game at home and although it is a pricey gift, it will be one he will enjoy day in day out.

Worried about space? It doesn’t have to be a full-sized billiards table. Perhaps our foldable billiards table will suit your budget more and with the additional benefit of not taking up too much space in your home too.

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Gift ideas for the Dad’s who love Sports!

Sporty Dad’s need to prioritise their recovery after sessions. Whether it’s a cold dip in the sea, a stretching and foam rolling routine or a protein shake, it will help them to continue to do sports and activities for longer.

We have products to help with each of the above, from Sea Swimming essentials, to our very own protein powder, all great stocking filler and gift ideas for Dad.

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Gift ideas for the Dad’s who prefer gifts from the heart!

Whether your Dad loves running or football, whether he’s a player or a coach. A personalised gift will always be a great gift idea. It is a gift that shows you care and one that will be sure to be used by your Dad for a long time!

At Decathlon, we offer personalisation as a service in our Ballymun Workshop starting from just €3.50. Our team offers both vinyl and embroidery personalisation, meaning you can personalise gym bags, jackets, tshirts and more. 

Read more about personalisation in this blog

Still haven’t found some inspiration for a great gift for your Dad this Christmas, take a look at over 70 sports categories online at or shop in store now.