If you ask any Mother the number one thing she wants for Mother’s Day she’ll tell you it’s just to be left alone for the day! Only joking, it’s usually to spend quality time with her children. I’m a stay at home Mam to 5 children under 9 years old, so I’m lucky I get to spend a lot of time with them. My Mother’s Day is usually spent catching up with my Mam and my sister over a meal. Mother’s Day gifts can be quite expensive, especially as this year we have a lot of events such as St. Patrick’s Day and Easter all happening over the space of one pay cheque. I’ve come up with my top 5 recommendations of Mother’s Day gifts, not only are they all under €50 but under €50 for both of you! Affordable bowling ball, how are ya!
Afternoon Tea at the Four Seasons Hotel, Carlingford
Dealrush.ie has a fantastic deal at the moment just €14.95pp for afternoon tea with prosecco. This offer is valid 7 days a week up till 31st March so you are not restricted on what day you can use the voucher. The Four Seasons is located just an hour north of Dublin in the beautiful town of Carlingford. You also receive complimentary access to their
Swedish Massage at Freya Beauty, Naas
How about an afternoon of pure indulgence? Pigsback.com has an offer of €20pp for a half body Swedish massage in Freya Beauty in Naas. This is a perfect way to relax and unwind with your Mam. There is also an option of a full body massage for €35pp, vouchers are valid until 30th April 2016. Full details can be found HERE.
Dinner, Dessert and Craft Beer Tasting Tray at Alfie Byrne’s
Get yourself over to thetaste.ie for this brilliant offer, only €35 for a main course, dessert and a craft beer tasting tray for two. I think this would also be an ideal option for a group of galpals for a Mammy’s night out. They have scrumptious mains available, you can choose from Spinach and Ricotta Tortellini, Galway Bay Brewery Beer Battered Cod among a host of other mouth watering dishes. Alfie Byrn’s is a craft brew pub located on Earlsfort Terrace in Dublin City. This deal can be bought HERE.
Pat Liddy’s Commemorative 1916 Walking Tour of Dublin
This one is a little bit different but if your Mam is in to history she’ll love this. I actually snapped up tickets for our family as soon as I saw this offer, it’ll make a great day out to celebrate Mother’s Day with my history mad little ones. As part of Heritage Week last year we participated in a Pat Liddy walking tour in Marino and it was fantastic, he’s such a gentleman and a fountain of fascinating facts. Dealrush.ie has an offer of just €6 for a two hour long walk around Dublin learning about the pivotal moments of the 1916 Rising. Vouchers are valid until 31st May 2016 and can be purchased HERE.
Bed and Breakfast at Central Hotel, Tullamore
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Now this is what I call an offer and a great way to squeeze in an extra few hours with your Moma. Escapes.ie has a deal of just €49 for one night B&B for two with late checkout in the heart of Tullamore. Not only that but they’ll also throw in a bottle of sparkling wine should you decide to dine in their restaurant. There’s an option to add an extra night for an extra €40, 2 children under the age of 12 can stay free of charge. Book HERE.
So tell us, have you plans for this Mother's Day?
Do they involve your Mother?
Any suggestions that we could have included here?
Whatever you do do, Enjoy!
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