As we make our way into the new year, we want to give a huge thank you to all of our readers for their ongoing support during 2021. To celebrate, we hosted a number of giveaways leading up to Christmas to give back and show our appreciation. Here are the lucky winners of our ’12 Days of Christmas’ giveaway:
Happy New Year From travel2ireland: Christmas Competition Winners
1. DoDublin: City Bus Tour
We gave away two family tickets for Dublin’s favourite hop-on hop-off bus tours, DoDublin. The lucky winners of the 24 hour tickets were Michael Corbett and Daniel Cooper. Congrats to both, we hope you have a great time exploring all that our fair city has to offer.
2. Glencullen Adventure Park (The GAP)
Our second prize was a day pass for Glencullen Adventure Park (The GAP), giving one lucky reader a day of mountain biking in Dublin’s most thrilling bike park. Congratulations to Serena Chlow, we can’t wait to hear about your day out.
3. Ruby Sue Collection: Christmas Candle Giftset
We teamed up with the beautifully fragrant Ruby Sue Collection to bring our readers the opportunity to win a Christmas candle gift set worth €125. The winner of these heavenly scented candles was Derick William Doughty, we hope you love them as much as we do!
4. Grinch Afternoon Tea at The Imperial Hotel, Cork
Over Christmas, The Imperial Hotel, Cork reached out to the inner child in us all, pulling together a Grinch–themed festive celebration. We were lucky enough to be able to offer one lucky reader a free afternoon tea straight out of Whoville. Congrats to Majella Prendergast, we hope you had a magical Christmas.
5. Ski Lesson at the Ski Club of Ireland
In 2021, we visited the Ski Club of Ireland in Kilternan and had a blast, so we’ve given one of our readers a free lesson, courtesy of the club. Congratulations to Colette Daly, we hope you have a fabulous time.
6. Escape Boats Voucher
Visiting the Escape Boats on Grand Canal Dock was one of our best 2021 highlights. When the team took on the challenge back in November, we escaped with just five minutes to spare. Well done to Mary Hyland, who won our Escape Boats voucher – let’s see if you can beat our record!
7. Jane Darcy Gift Set
To truly embrace the Christmas spirit, we gave away some more gorgeously scented gifts – this time from Jane Darcy. Congratulations to Rachel Douglas, who won the ‘Into the Woods’ gift set and Tranquility Candle and Diffuser.
8. EPIC Museum
It’s been an eventful year for Dublin’s EPIC Museum, after being crowned top European Tourist Attraction in the World Travel Awards for the third time. To celebrate, we gave away a family pass to the museum. Well done to Sandra Newman, we can’t wait to hear all about it.
9. Midweek Break at the Wren Urban Nest
Back in November, we spent a night at Dublin’s eco-friendly Wren Urban Nest. We loved it so much that we wanted to give one of our readers the opportunity to nestle up and enjoy a sustainable getaway for two. Congrats to Sarah Mary Dowdell, we hope you have a lovely stay.
10. A Trip with Aran Island Ferries
With so much of Ireland to visit, we want our readers to see it all. We teamed up with Aran Island Ferries to offer return tickets for two to the Aran Islands. Well done to our winner, Michael Breen – we hope you have a great trip.
11. Silk Prestige: Silk Diffuser
As another aromatic gift to our readers, we gave away a classic silk diffuser by the luxurious Silk Prestige. Congrats to Kell Kelly, we hope you love it.
12. Two-Night Stay at Bishop’s Gate Hotel and Visit Derry Passes
For our final giveaway, we gave our readers the chance to win a two-night stay at Bishop’s Gate Hotel in Derry. Visit Derry is also adding visitor passes to explore the Walled City and grab some lunch on one of the days. Well done to Aaron Conroy, we hope you have a great time!
Thank you to everyone who entered our giveaways, and a happy new year to all of our readers. We’d also like to give a huge shoutout and thank you to all who supplied the prizes – without them it wouldn’t have been possible.