The Irish Times Competition Winners
Laura Anne Gibbons is the winner of a €1,000 Hamper of Crafts from Gifted Contemporary Craft and Design Fair.
Adrian Hegarty has won a two night stay at Glenlo Abbey Hotel with dinner on one evening, plus a decadent afternoon tea on one afternoon.
Noreen Flynn has won a luxury Keelings Healthy Movie Nights In Hamper including a retro popcorn machine and a stylish ice cream maker with thanks to Keelings.
Niall Howard won a weekend away in the Titanic Hotel with thanks to Discover Northern Ireland.
Jackie Challoner has won a pair of tickets to the opening night of Ballet Ireland's Romeo and Juliet at the Gaiety Theatre and afternoon tea in The Westin Hotel thanks to Ballet Ireland.
Congratulations to Daragh Murphy from Dublin who is the winner of the Lindt competition and has won a trip to Zurich to meet Roger Federer.
Sinead Duffy won a luxurious two night stay at The K Club with a four course dining experience in the Byerley Turk Restaurant.
Denis McConologue has won €500 of GoldSaver investment grade gold thanks to GoldCore.
James Bassett won a Luxury Heritage Suit worth €749 with thanks to Louis Copeland.
Brigid Daly has won a €500 Moda voucher to re-vamp her home.
Claire Byrne won a two night stay for two in Pembroke Hotel including breakfast both mornings, one dinner in Stathams Bar & Restaurant and one dinner in Kernal Restaurant thanks to Kilkenny Tourism and the Pembroke Hotel.
Emma Kinsella has won two tickets to King of the Castle at The Gaiety, dinner for two at WILDE and an overnight stay at The Westbury with thanks to Dublin Theatre Festival.
Michael Healy has won an overnight London Theatre Break for two people, with return flights, an overnight stay in a 4-star Strand Palace Hotel and two tickets to Wicked The Musical in London’s West End with thanks to Keith Prowse.
Mary Devlin has won a six night B&B touring break in a choice of the 29 Manor House Hotels around Ireland with thanks to The Heritage Council.
Phillip Cahill has won return flights home to Dublin as well as a pair of tickets for Electric Picnic with thanks to The Irish Times Abroad.
Caitriona Ni Bhaoill has won return flights for four from Dublin to London City Airport with CityJet.
Congratulations to Patricia Burke who is the winner of a brand new Volkswagen Golf Highline worth €27,000.
Siobhan Donohue has won an overnight stay for two at Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa.
Congratulations to Sean Woods who was the winner of The Irish Times Harry Potter Competition. He has won return flights from Dublin to London, two nights weekend accommodation in London City Centre, tickets to the Harry Potter exhibit in the British National Library, deluxe editions of the first two Harry Potter illustrated books, a full set of the Hogwarts House editions plus a box set of all seven Harry Potter novels.
Maeve Powell has won a Gold Sovereign Coin thanks to GoldCore.
Mary Mulvaney is now the owner of an iPhone 7 Plus with thanks to eir.
Jean White has won €1,000 worth of gift vouchers for Meubles - Home of Inspiration.
Frank Kiernan has won VIP hospitality on day 3 of the Irish Derby Festival as well as, an overnight stay at Killashee Hotel with thanks to The Curragh.
Audrey Clarke has won an overnight stay at Fota Island Resort with thanks to Intro Matchmaking.
Lucy O'Neill won four tickets to the opening night of Skerries Midsummer Festival as well as, an overnight stay for two at the Red Bank Hotel.
Orla Roche has won a Tia Maria Coffee Cocktail Hamper, a pair of tickets to a coffee immersion day and an overnight stay for two in Castlemartyr Resort thanks to Tia Maria.
Siobhan Goulding has won a kingsize luxury KAYMED pocket sprung and Gel mattress from Flanagan Kerins Bed Specialists.
Giovanni Cafolla won a two night break for two at Harvey's Point in Donegal.
Rosaleen Mcelhatton won an overnight stay at the Shelbourne Hotel and two tickets to hear the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra thanks to the National Concert Hall.
Aoife Fitzgerald has won two nights B&B at the Ice House Hotel, dinner for two at Dillon's Bar and Restaurant, and a personal tour and tasting experience at Connacht Whiskey Distillery with thanks to MayoNorth.ie.
Anne-Gael Williams has won a pair of tickets to attend the Zurich Irish Rugby Players’ Awards.
Marion Hefferon has won a two night stay at Bushmills Inn, £50 credit towards dinner, a unique foodie walking tour of Bushmills, and visitor passes to the Giants Causeway with thanks to Destination Causeway Coast & Glens.
Evelyn Orange has won a week walking the Camino De Santiago with CaminoWays.com.
Fidelma McGinn has won a Genesis II® E-210 barbecue thanks to Weber® World.
Francis McNicholas has won an overnight stay for two at Trump International Golf Links and Hotel, Doonbeg.
Tommy McIntyre has won a €1,000 two night golfing trip to Wales thanks to Go North Wales.
Loretto Murphy won a €500 voucher for Rock Baileys Womenswear.
Ciunas Bunworth has won a two night stay for two at Dunbrody Country House Hotel as well as a hamper of Cremōr Irish Cream Liqueur, thanks to Avondhu Liqueur Company.
Denis O'Neill won a two night stay for two in a Master Guestroom including breakfast on both mornings, dinner on one evening and two spa treatments at Faithlegg Hotel.
Stephen Jio has won return flights for four people from Dublin to London with CityJet.
Karen Hill has won a two night stay for two in a luxurious suite in Hotel Meyrick.
Aileen Cartwright has won a place on the Pure Results all-inclusive bootcamp retreat.
Orla Dunne has won a year's supply of milk delivery to the value of €500 thanks to mymilkman.ie.
Ann McMahon has won return flights for two to the USA thanks to Travel Counsellors.
Sonia Phelan has won a two week intensive personal training and nutrient meal plan programme thanks to New You Personal Training and Weight Management.
Paul Jackson has won an overnight stay for two in The Clarence Hotel with dinner and cocktails in Vintage Cocktail Club thanks to First Fortnight Festival.
Daniel Peeters has won a Respa 5' Kingsize luxury pocket sprung mattress thanks to Flanagan Kerins.
Maurice Fitzgerald has won a two night get-away including breakfast and dinner thanks to Flynn Hotels.
Bernadette Pyne has won a beautiful Voltaire Diamond tennis bracelet worth €5,000 as well as a box of the Butlers Platinum Chocolate Collection thanks to Butlers Chocolates.
Congratulations to Aoife Lynch who has won a chance to Dine Out for the year in 12 of Ireland's best restaurants, thanks to the Restaurants Association of Ireland.
Anne Comerford has won a €500 voucher for Cosmo Restaurant.
Joan Dinneen has won a one night stay including breakfast at Carton House thanks to Hüfi Beer.
Carol Doherty won a family overnight stay in Castle Hotel plus tickets to the Robin Hood panto in the Gaiety Theatre thanks to Keelings.
Kevin Dufficy and Philomena Power both won a complete Gold Star Collection of 15 wines from the National Offlicence Association.
Congratulations to the following winners of our La Bohème competition: Anne Hughes, Conor Clarke, Deirdre Farren, Bruce Thompson, Niamh Kirk, Siobhan Quill, Jack Morrissey, Kevin Byrne, Pamela Mullen, Stephen Curran, Edel Boland, Helena Gannon, Joseph Keogh, Michael Doherty, Rita Hannon, Sheila Hurley, Eve Silke, Gerry O'Neill.
Conor Kellet won a seven night cruise for two people on the MSC Meraviglia with Cruise Paradise.
Fiona Robinson won a two night stay at The River Lee Hotel.
Stephanie Kavanagh won a pre-Christmas family break to Fota Island Resort and a Discover at Fota Island Resort family pass.
Louise O'Keefe won an all-inclusive skiing holiday for four to Val d'Isere with Highlife Ski and Ski Centre.
Matthew Landy won any suit and coat to the value of €1,000 from John Taylor Menswear.
Kenneth Gleeson won a Whiskey Blending Experience for two, followed by dinner for two and a bottle of wine at the Riddler Restaurant in Cornmarket and a one night stay at the Trinity City Hotel.
Susan Ryan won an overnight stay in the Shelbourne Hotel plus two tickets to the premiere of Peadar Ó Riada’s Onóir at the National Concert Hall plus a pre-concert two-course dinner for two in the Terrace Restaurant on site at the National Concert Hall.
Gillian Byers won a Bosch Series 8 oven plus two tickets to the permanent tsb Ideal Home Show in the RDS.
Natasha McKenna won two tickets to The Gloss Look The Business Event in the RDS.
Michael Hernon won four tickets to the O’Briens Wine Fair plus a bottle of wine from each of the 54 producers visiting the wine fair.
Teresa Gray won a €500 voucher for Stonechat Jewellers.
Michael Barrett won a one night stay at the K Club with a four course dining experience designed by Head Chef Finbarr Higgins in the River Room Restaurant.
Julieann O'Reilly won €500 worth of Colourfence.
Pauline Browne won a Foot Solutions voucher worth €500 with Hidden Hearing and Foot Solutions.
David Barry won an overnight stay in the Presidential Suite of the Main House at the Carton House Hotel.
Justin Murray won a Generations Portrait Special, including a session for three generations in the Photogenic Dalkey studio and a printed Custom Wall Portrait, framed in a style of the winner's choice with Photogenic.
Darragh Burns from Co. Kerry was the winner of our Motors 162 competition. Darragh won four ticket to Lionel Richie at Punchestown Racecourse and lunch at Fallon & Byrne, Dublin 2.
Michael Reilly (Co. Limerick) was the winner of our Dublin Horse Show competition. Michael won two passes to the show and an overnight stay in Stillorgan's 5* Radisson Blu St. Helen’s Hotel.
Johanna Moore of Dublin won a consultation with Demot Bannon with thanks to Bank of Ireland.
Keith Lane is now a member of Hollystown Golf Course after winning his prize of a 12 month membership.
Grace Costello won an overnight stay in the Cashel House Hotel.
David Lowe was the winner of our Marian Gale competition.
Meadhbh Conlon from Co. Kildare will be heading to Dunboyne Castle Hotel for a two night stay.
Gayle O'Brien was the winner of our Body&Soul Competition.
Cillian McDowell and Evin Byrne will also be heading to Body&Soul as the winners of our Subscriber Competition.
Kirsten Reinhardt won our RAI Competition to have Niall Sabongi of Klaw, Temple Bar call to her home to prepare and cook a delicious meal for her and five friends.
Michael Coughlan of Co.Offaly will be heading to Zurich to meet tennis superstar, Roger Federer with thanks to Lindt.
Brian Fogarty in Dublin 9 won our prize to host The Irish Times Euros Football Party on Saturday, 18th June for the Ireland vs Belgium match.
Aoife O'Reilly will be paying a visit to the Hay Festival Kells, also winning dinner for two in Bective Restaurant and a €50 Hamper from Sheridan's Cheesemongers.
Darren Murphy was the winner of a Milano Six Seat Weave Garden Furniture Set, valued at €1,499 with thanks to The Orchard.
Jane Reilly was the winner of a VIP Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby day out at the races with thanks to The Curragh Racecourse.
John Igoe of Co. Louth was the winner of the brand new Volkswagen Passat Highline, worth €40,000.
Terry Rickard won a Kingsize luxury RESPA pocket sprung mattress with Flanagan Kerins.
Conor McMahon is the owner of a Big Green Egg thanks to The Garden House.
Zandra Ball will be travelling to Cornwall for a two night stay in the Cornwall Hotel & Spa with thanks to Aer Lingus.
Sinead McGrane won a two night stay in the Hotel Kilkenny with Visit Kilkenny.
Helen O’Donoghue is the new owner of a Weber BBQ.
Silke McGarry from Ballycullen in Dublin 24 is the winner of our 1916 Colouing Competition. The runners-up are Ruby Gear (Carpenterstown, Dublin 15), Riona Furlong (Gorey, Co. Wexford), Isabella Chambers (Rathfarnham, Dublin 16), Orlagh Dooley (Athlone, Co. Westmeath) and Órlaith Henry (Arklow, Co. Wicklow).
Aneta Dina Keder will be on her way to Kelly's Resort Hotel as the winner of The Irish Times Executive Jobs competition.
Aengus Quinn was the winner of a €700 voucher for Basecamp Outdoor Store.
Sarah Burns won a €500 voucher for a DIY or paint store of her choice with thanks to Cuprinol.
Tracey Hayes won a weekend hotel break for two courtesy of Maxol.
Brid McGinley won a luxury break for two at Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa, Clonakilty, West Cork.
Maria Hickey won an overnight stay plus dinner for two at the stylish Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin & tickets to the National Concert Hall.
Elizabeth O’Reilly won a FitBit HR Charge and NutriBullet Pro with Laya Healthcare.
Mags Kelly won a two night stay in the Greenhills Hotel, a €50 Brooks sports voucher and entry to a race of her choice in the Barrington's Hospital Great Limerick Run 2016.
Lorraine Thompson won an overnight stay for two people in a Deluxe Guestroom at the five-star Fitzwilliam Hotel.
Deirdre McMahon won a Farrow & Ball in-home Colour Consultancy and 20 litres of paint - worth €700.
Robert Lewis won a one night B&B stay for two people sharing, with dinner, at the luxurious Moy House, Co. Clare, courtesy of Mad Flowers.
Anthony Kelly won two tickets with Dove Men+Care to the RBS 6 Nations match between Ireland and Scotland on the 19th of March at the Aviva Stadium.
Ann Tierney won a free upgrade to New EnerGlaze Low-E-Plus Heat retaining glass with Energlaze.
David Campbell won a two night stay at Ballymaloe House over Easter Weekend courtesy of Discover Farmhouse Cheese.
Sara McElwain won the token collect Hit the Slopes competition. The prize was an all-inclusive holiday to Andorra along with three guests including flights and four star accommodation.
James Moran won The Irish Times Great Political Trip.
Clionadh Dunne won a two night midweek break for two at Monart Destination Spa in county Wexford, including dinner in the restaurant and a 60 minute Deluxe Monart Massage treatment per person and full access to the thermal suite.
Holly Roe won a FitBit, an Exercise ball with pump and kit bag, a Pilates Core Set, a Resistance training set, a Lifestyle sports voucher to the value of €150 and a case of Hüfi beer.
Eve Donnelly, Nuala Flynn and Oliver Gargan won a fully escorted tour for two of the Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines VIP cruise ship ‘MS Balmoral' and a sit down lunch on Wednesday 30th March with Cruisescapes.
Philip McCormack won two tickets to An Evening with Róisín Ingle & Paul Howard and a stay for two at Hotel Meyrick on Friday 5th February.
Ger Butler won a pair of tickets to a special Music Network concert featuring Liam Ó Maonlaí, Kevin Burke and Tim Edey on 13th January 2016 and an overnight stay at the Merrion Hotel Dublin.
Brian Parr won a one night stay for two people with dinner in Cashel House Hotel, Connemara, Co.Galway, courtesy of Ireland's Blue Book.
Karen Moore won a 30-minute holistic back massage, a dermalogica buff express facial, a shellac manicure in any colour of her choice, a free €25 voucher off any treatment in January or February 2016, a glass of delicious bubbly after the treatments, complimentary use of sauna, tranquility room and relaxation area and complimentary herbal teas/water in The Buff Day Spa.
Rorie Lane won a €300 voucher to be spent in one of the ely restaurants.
Nicholas Martin won a resort gift card to the value of €300 which can be used for an overnight stay, spa treatment, hotel dining or golf tee times at Druids Glen Hotel & Golf Resort.
Raymond Keane won a 2 Night Stay with Breakfast and Dinner at the 4* Tulfarris Hotel & Golf Resort, Wicklow.
Frances Ui Chinneide won an overnight stay in the Ice House with breakfast and dinner included.
Joe Kennefick won a stay at Wineport Luxury Lakeshore Lodge, including a glass of bubbly in the Bollinger Lounge, a 3 course meal in The Restaurant, a mini spa treatment in The Treatment Suite and breakfast in bed.
Yvonne Meehan won a luxury gift Voucher for an overnight stay at The K Club including Bed & Full Irish Breakfast with a Four Course Dining Experience in the award winning River Room Restaurant.
Martin Gallagher won a romantic break for two at Parknasilla Resort & Spa, Co. Kerry.
Ellen O’Leary won a luxury movie night hamper including a GoTab tablet, luxury sofa throw, scented candles, classic movies and healthy movie night treats from Keelings.
Eugene Sheppard won The Irish Times Gourmet Getaway to the European Capital of Food – San Sebastian.
In The Irish Times Winter Windfall, Eddie Morley won €5,000. The two runners-up and winners of €1,000 each were Sheila Byrne and Oisin Gray.
Kate Higgs won a €100 National Book Tokens gift card and Laani Pegler, Sheena McLister, Tom Murray, Bernie Crowley, Keith O'Donoghue
, Mary B. Gallagher, Samantha Hickey, Niall Murphy and Kevin Doherty each won a €50 National Book Tokens gift card with National Book Tokens.
Patricia Halpin won two tickets to the opening night of Ballet Ireland's Coppelia and a luxury overnight stay for two at The Westbury.
Geraldine Snow won a voucher for Opsh.com, a two night stay for two in the Gibson Hotel and brunch at Sober Lane, worth a total of €650.
Michael Burke, Michael O'Driscoll and Deirdre McCabe each won a €200 voucher for WinesDirect.
Aine Carr, Barbara McEvitt, Barry Gibbons, Ciara McCarthy and Nadege Coughlan each won a year’s supply of Heart Up+ and a NutriPro 1000.
Caroline Murray won a €500 voucher for Dubarry of Ireland.
Ed Phelan won a VIP Midleton Distillery Tour and overnight accommodation in Cork with thanks to Powers Three Swallow Release.
Josephine Falvey won a €500 gift card to spend online at www.mcelhinneys.com.
Paul Moran won an overnight stay for two people in the Sligo Park Hotel, one evening meal, a seaweed bath in Strandhill’s Voya followed by lunch at Shell’s Café and two weekend tickets to all Sligo Live events.
Mary O'Leary won flights for two, a hotel stay in London, £500 spending money and two tickets to the Rugby World Cup Final on 31st October 2015 in The Irish Times Rugby World Cup Final Token Collect Competition in association with DHL.
Gemma Carew won a weekend stay for 2 people in a Classic Links Suite in the Doonbeg Hotel, plus attendance at event: BITE Battle by the Bay at Trump Doonbeg.
Rhonda Byrne won a two night Bed & Breakfast stay in a level 5 room in the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Galway for two people, a super buffet breakfast each morning, dinner on one evening in Marinas Restaurant and passes to the Thermal Suite.
Hilda Hanley and Mary Feeney each won a ticket to the National Women’s Enterprise Day 2015 at the Galway Bay Hotel, together with an overnight stay on Wednesday, October 21st at the Galway Bay Hotel.
Karl Burke won two tickets to the Ireland v France rugby world cup match on Sunday, October 11th in Cardiff, in association with DHL.
Catriona Kelly won two nights’ bed and breakfast with dinner one evening in a Manor House Hotel plus an exclusive private half-day tour of the industrial heritage local to the Manor House Hotel of her choice, in association with The Heritage Council.
Nathan Hartnett won The Irish Times Fantasy Rugby World 2015 competition in association with DHL for two tickets to the Ireland v France rugby world cup match on Sunday, October 11th in Cardiff.
Ken Waldron won a pair of tickets to the Friday and Saturday evening concerts at New Ross Piano Festival, with accommodation for two at the luxury Brandon House Hotel in New Ross included.
Catherine Doughty won two premium tickets to the Ireland v France rugby world cup match on Sunday, October 11th in Cardiff, in association with Dove Men+Care.
Una Coleman won two tickets for the performance of The Night Alive at the Gaiety Theatre and a stay for two at The Westbury Hotel on Saturday 3rd October along with breakfast for two in Wilde The Restaurant on Sunday 4th October.
Lisa Kemp won two Platinum tickets to see Jordan Belfort in The RDS on 12th September 2015.
Michael McDonnell won The Irish Times Trip of a Lifetime competition including a trip onboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, from Venice to London and two nights in the exclusive Belmond Hotel Cipriani
Niall Keely and Seamus Connolly won two spots each on the RaboDirect Tour de Picnic, including two 3 day passes to Electric Picnic each
Joan Colbert won two tickets to the Ireland v Wales match in the Aviva Stadium on Saturday 29th August in association with Dove Men+Care
Serena Gallagher won a L'Occitane hamper worth €500
Breda Twomey won a design and visual merchandising consultation with Celine Cummins to the value of €1000 for her business in association with AIB Merchant Services
Bernadette O'Donnell won a trip to Canada to visit her 3 sons along with her daughter Maureen Curran in The Irish Times Flying Visit competition
Brenda Molloy, Rory Kelleher, Siobhan McCrystal and Sinead Bracken were the weekly winners of €2,000 over the four weeks of The Irish Times Weekend Giveaway competition and Marie McNamara won the final prize of a €3,000 holiday voucher, all in association with ClickandGo.com
Tanya Flanagan won a three course dinner for four people accompanied by a selection of wines and champagne on arrival in Suesey Street, Dublin
Aisling Woulfe and Maurice Regan each won 2 premium tickets to the Ireland v Scotland rugby match in the Aviva Stadium on 15th August in association with Dove Men+Care
Joanne O'Hara and Anne Marie Kavanagh each won a €200 Elverys Voucher inclusive of a pair of FootBalance 100% Custom Insoles
Niall Keely and Seamus Connolly won a spot on the RaboDirect Tour De Picnic for themselves plus one guest, including 2 three-day Electric Picnic tickets each
Helen Kinsella won two night’s accommodation in a Deluxe Room in InterContinental Dublin & a full Irish Breakfast for two people in Seasons Restaurant with a three course evening meal and a bottle of wine in The Reading Room
Mary Lynes won a pair of tickets to Celtic Dialogues and a pair of tickets to Bach’s German Organ Mass at Kilkenny Arts Festival and accommodation for two including bed and breakfast in Lyrath Estate
Sandra Power won a pair of tickets to the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show, 1 night bed and breakfast for two people sharing in The Gibson Hotel and Dinner for 2 in Coda Eatery at The Gibson Hotel
Elaine Carr won two tickets to The Shadow of a Gunman in The Abbey Theatre, a one night stay with breakfast in The Croke Park Hotel and dinner in 101 Talbot
Anna Rourke won a night out with 5 friends at Brasserie Sixty6
Sarah Gilmore won a place in Running Coach Mary's Run+Cook event on July 17th
Martin Waddell won a pair of tickets to see 5 talks at the Hay Festival Kells and tickets for the Boyne Festive Feast on Saturday the 27th of June
Ann Fallon won a luxury break for two at the Marker Hotel, Dublin
Derek Nagle won a 2 night stay in Sandymount Hotel
Mary-Teresa Donlon won the ultimate girls' night out in Dublin, worth €650 in association with Opsh.com
Carmel Brennan won a €500 voucher for Basecamp Outdoor and Travel store
John Ennis won membership for the Connemara Championship Golf Links
Derry Walsh won a meet and greet with Sonia O'Sullivan and entry for the Sonia 5k
Anna McHugh won an iPad mini and a voucher for Opsh.com
Colin Corcoran won tickets to Famished Castle and a stay at the Faithlegg House Hotel and Golf Club
Cathal O'Donnell won tickets to the O'Briens wine fair and a stay in the Wineport Lodge
Art O'Leary won tickets to see John O'Connor in the National Concert Hall
Aoife Lucey won a trip to Croatia with Croatia Tours
Joanna McAuliffe won a break at the Castleknock Hotel
Kim Ryall won two tickets to see Shen Yun Performing Arts in the Convention Centre
Ciara O'Mahony won tickets to the Rathmines Rathgar Muscial Society production of The Gondoliers in the Citron restaurant in the Fitzwilliam Hotel
Joe Brennan won a home paving and walling voucher worth €1,000 courtesy of Kilsaran
Kevin Byrne won Premier membership for The Curragh
Ciara Gilbert won a Renault test drive weekend
Catriona Tierney won a Mazda test drive weekend
Damien Lane won tickets to Leinster v Treviso and an overnight stay at the Conrad hotel courtesy of Wolf Blass
Michael Kearney won an overnight stay at the Knightsbrook Golf Resort from JustGolf.ie
Tom Kavanagh won a two night stay at The Ice House Hotel in Mayo with Laya Healthcare