Christmas Gift Ideas

 Christmas gift ideas just might help you choose the perfect gift.

Bang & Olufsen Speakers
These funky pyramid-shaped speakers from Bang & Olufsen are designed for computers, laptops, iPods and other MP3 players. Inspired styling, but you pay for it, these Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 4 speakers are €1,120 directly from www.bang With three identical curved surfaces coming together at a round base, BeoLab 4 resembles a pyramid. Each side is covered with a durable fabric that comes in a wide range of colour choices, allowing you to customise the BeoLab 4 to suit your décor. www.bang


Zip Earphones
The Zip Earphones from innovative gift and gadget developer thumbsUp! offer the perfect combination of function and form. These stylish little ear buds provide high quality sound and are available in this season’s must-have bright orange and neon pink. Priced at €16.00, they’re guaranteed to keep you looking stylish, but are also pretty practical. Supporting a 3.5mm jack,
the Zip Earphones are compatible with all the latest smartphones and multimedia devices (including iPhone, iPad and iPod). The Zip Earphones come in three on trend colours; bright orange, neon pink and classic black. The Zip Earphones will be available in from November 2012, with an RRP of €16 at


Mondello Park Supercar Experience
If you dream is to drive a Supercar, there’s only one place in Ireland to go, Mondello Park’s Supercar Experience. Some companies offer a Supercar drive where you get behind the wheel for a short time on a public road, or negotiate a tight and twisty track and never get out of second gear, but at Mondello Park you get to REALLY DRIVE. With a choice of Porsche 911 or Boxster S and each available for three, five or ten laps, there’s something to suit every budget. Prices start at just €99 and gift vouchers are now available at

TomTom High Speed Multi Charger
The perfect gift for any member of the family, this charging solution can charge up to three devices in the car at once – and up to four times faster than other car chargers. That means Dad’s sat nav, Mum’s iPhone and the kid’s DVD player can all be charged in the car at the same time saving many a tantrum on a long journey.TomTom chargers ensure that the PND always receives the right amount
of power under all circumstances, and, like all genuine TomTom accessories, the High Speed Multi-Charger boasts TomTom’s award-winning design. Sleek and small, this is one neat in-car, can’t live without, charger. The TomTom High Speed Multi-Charger is available nationwide from TomTom
retailers and on for €24.95.

TomTom Start 60
Who says size doesn’t matter? Well with the new TomTom Start 60 your man will never worry about size again. Featuring a 6” sharp screen, the biggest screen of all TomTom’s portable navigation devices, big buttons and menus enhance the driving experience by making it easier and safer for users. The TomTom Start 60 comes with TomTom’s new dual mounting system, which gives
people the choice between mounting their device on the windscreen or dashboard.The TomTom Start 60 with EU maps is available nationwide from TomTom retailers and on for €199.99.


Nike+ SportWatch GPS
The running craze has taken Ireland by storm this last year and what better way to track your efforts than with this state of the art GPS watch.  The new Nike + SportWatch GPS white and silver edition provides athletes with the most dynamic and motivational running experience in the world
thanks to its unique functionality, beautiful design and direct connection to, the world’s leading running community with almost 4 million members. It is designed for high performance with high visibility backlit LCD display providing the runner with critical in-run metrics of time, average and instantaneous pace, and distance.  The Nike+ SportWatch GPS
is available nationwide in is available nationwide from for €169.


19th December, 2012


Author: Geraldine Herbert

Contributing Editor and Motoring Columnist for the Sunday Independent and editor of wheelsforwomen. Geraldine is also a regular contributor to Good Housekeeping (UK) and to RTÉ Radio One, Newstalk, TodayFM and BBC Radio. You can follow Geraldine on Twitter at @GerHerbert1

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