10 Last Minute Gifts To Buy This Christmas

Wonderful gifts that can be picked up all around Ireland


Christmas has flown around the corner and the shops are looking scarce with presents being snapped up – but who have you forgotten?

In the mad rush, it’s not surprising for shoppers to forget to pick up something for a close pal or their family.

But have no fear, as Goss.ie have 10 last minute gifts to get anyone anywhere around Ireland before the big day comes.

1. Vanity Case

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When Penney’s first showed off their rose gold vanity case, it sold out in a hot minute – but don’t worry, they have more in another colour.

Some lucky shoppers may be able to find the rose gold case in some stores (like the fab new Liffey Valley store) but it’s also available in classic silver.

Pick it up from Penneys stores nationwide for €25.

2. Gift Voucher


When the panic truly sets in, sometimes the easiest option is best – so pick up a voucher.

One4All vouchers can be used in many stores around the country like New Look, Littlewoods, Lifestyle and now they’ve added Penney’s to the list.

Buy a voucher from your local An Post from €15 to €500.

3. Mermaid Tail Blanket

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For the mermaid lover in your life, Penneys’ have the perfect gift for them – a mermaid tail.

The cosy blanket is shaped like a fish tail and you’re able to pop your legs into the hole at the top to become Ariel.


Grab it from Penney’s stores nationwide for €14.

4. Beard Oil


We can’t forget the men in your life – and for those who are still rocking their Movember facial hair, this will keep them looking groomed.

Urban Outfitter’s have Mr. Natty’s beard elixir which will not only help the growth of his beard but will keep it nourished and soft.

Pick it up from Urban Outfitter stores nationwide for €6.

5. Skincare Gift Set


During the winter, we often forget that our face takes a beating – it becomes drier and more dull looking because of the strong Irish winds and bitter chill.


However, you can save your skin with this wonderful gift set from Aldi filled with it’s skincare range, Lacura, including a day and night cream.

Head to your nearest Aldi and pick it up for €17.99.

6. Bracelet


Jewellery is always a win at Christmas – so why not start a tradition with a certain kind of jewellary?

Alex & Ani have an extensive range of bracelets that people are known to collect – so you can keep adding more to create a stack of bangles every Christmas for a close friend or family member.


You can buy Alex & Ani jewellery from €35 in Arnotts, Weir & Sons, Fields and many more jewellers across the country.

7. Onesie


A favourite among almost every Irish person, you can’t go wrong gifting a onesie this Christmas – they’re the best gift for him or for her.

They can be found in almost any clothing shop around Ireland including Penneys, Urban Outfitters and Dunnes Stores, but this one from New Look is pretty fab.


Pick it up from stores nationwide for €25.

8. Pyjamas


It’s rare for anyone to be upset when gifted a pair of pyjamas at Christmas – and Dunnes Stores have a very cosy set.

The red tartan print is the perfect style for the festive season

Pick up the top for €10 and the bottoms for €12.

9. Make-Up


For the make-up lovers in your life, a fresh and fun gift set is always a win.

Benefit are known for their cute and animated packaging – and their Blushin’ Babe not only has all that but includes their four popular blushes including Dandelion and Rock along with their famed bronzer, Hoola.


Not only that, but their is also a small sample of their wonderful highlighter Watts Up and travel size versions of their mascara and eyeliner from their They’re Real range.

Head to your nearest Boots and pick it up for just €43 – a saving of over €100.

10. Fragrance


Finally, if none of the above suit, a delicious scent is the way to go.

With such a huge selection out there for men and women, it’s hard to find a favourite – but that’s what we’re here for.

Boss Intense is one of the newest fragrances for men from Hugo Boss and has smooth apple and wood scents in it that is a winner no matter what age.

A hugely popular scent among women is Viktor & Rolf’s Flowerbomb – the floral smell is like a thousand flowers all in one bottle and lasts all day on the skin.

Buy Boss Intense from €68.99 and Flowerbomb from €86, both from Boots stores around Ireland.