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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Competition

All time
# fueling competition
'I think it will bring out faster times for everyone'
A new initiative has been launched to encourage Ireland’s top distance runners to race each other more often.
# Competition
WIN: Festive afternoon tea for four at the beautiful Ferrycarrig Hotel
Sit back, relax by the fire and enjoy a menu of seasonal delights.
# Tracker Mortgage
'There's no evidence of a banking cartel in Ireland', says watchdog
But the CCPC hasn’t ruled out the possibility banks colluded over the tracker mortgage scandal.
# Competition
WIN: A stylish festive break at Dublin's Trinity City Hotel
The perfect base for shopping, sightseeing and soaking up Dublin’s Christmas magic.
# family magazine
WIN a delicious selection of Lily O'Brien's Christmas chocolate
Chocolate lovers, now’s your chance.
# bgeibas
These are the best Irish books of 2017
We’ve got all the winners’ names right here.
# lapland
WIN a magical family trip to Lapland with Sunway Holidays
Tell us about the best Christmas gift you’ve ever received to be in with a chance.
# Competition
Win a night of luxury in the sumptuous surrounds of Clontarf Castle Hotel
Enjoy a truly magical welcome, with breakfast and dinner included.
# Win
COMPETITION: Win these books nominated for the Irish Book Awards
Six great books about a range of topics.
# Competition
Win a cosy winter city break at Dublin's Radisson Blu Royal Hotel
Check in and get festive just a few steps away from Grafton Street.
# Competition
Win a four-course menu and wine for two at the Suesey Street Supper Club
Enjoy a Friday night full of seasonal food, great wine and live acoustic music.
# family magazine
Is your little one baking-obsessed? Win one of five KiddiKutter Safety Knives
Safe for tiny hands, and they actually cut too.
# Win
Win two nights of award-winning luxury in The Lodge at Ashford Castle
Former guests at the estate include Grace Kelly, John Lennon and Brad Pitt.
# Competition
Win: A bake-a-licious birthday party for 10 little ones at Kids Cook
It’s worth €245 and they even get cupcakes to bring home.
# cunning plan
Trump announces sweeping plans to move US corporate tax rate closer to Ireland's
The plans will lower the corporate tax rate from 35% to 20%.
# Competition
Win: A luxury two-night spa break at The Rose Hotel in Tralee
Enjoy a relaxing retreat in the heart of the Kingdom.
# Hotting Up
Irish banks are at war over mortgage rates - which could be good for consumers
KBC has announced a new fixed mortgage rate offering.
# Win
Win: Two relaxing nights with dinner at the Radisson Blu Athlone
Enjoy a break for two in the heart of Ireland.
# Competition
WIN: A special overnight trip to experience Culture Night in Limerick, Mayo or Wexford
We have three trips to give away – one to each location, all of which include a curated Culture Night trail.
# Win
Win: A two-night city break with dinner at the Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel
Comfort, charm and chic style right in the heart of Kilkenny.
# Competition
Win: A two-night retreat with dinner at Dublin's Castleknock Hotel
A countryside break that’s right on the city’s doorstep.
# Competition
WIN: A seat for you and a friend on our Culture Night preview bus in Cork
This year, we’re taking our preview bus tour to the Rebel County.
# Competition
Win: A five-star family staycation at The Heritage Killenard
There’s a playground, a cinema, a fairy garden – and plenty for the adults too.
# Competition
'Is it an advantage playing at a higher level than Darren Randolph? Not really, no'
Rob Elliot was full of praise for his rival for the Ireland number one jersey.
# Win
WIN: A two-night break with dinner at the boutique Step House Hotel
Combining Georgian history and chic modern design, The Step House is welcoming inside and out.
# Win
WIN: Two nights of relaxation and pampering at the beautiful Farnham Estate
Dinner, a spa treatment, an infinity pool – and the chance to get some peace.
# Competition
WIN: A luxurious two-night stay at Dunboyne Castle Hotel with afternoon tea
Relax among 21 acres of lush green countryside just half an hour outside Dublin.
# Competition
WIN: A fun-filled family break at the 5* Fota Island Resort
Escape to your own private island for two adventure-packed nights.
# Liveline
'We're devastated and have no idea what to do from here' - Win Our Wedding couple
More couples who have lost money after the sudden closure of a wedding competition company have been speaking out.
# Competition
Ireland's growth is under 'serious and imminent threat'
Ireland’s Competitiveness Scorecard for 2017 found that strong economic performance in recent years is masking the country’s vulnerability.
# Win
WIN: A two-night pampering break at The Kingsley in Cork
Enjoy a relaxing getaway with Cork city right on your doorstep.
# Competition
WIN: A blissful two-night getaway at the 4* Ferrycarrig Hotel
A two-night stay with a spa treatment, dinner and Afternoon Tea.
# Transfer News
Bad news for Stephen Ward? Burnley sign new left-back
Charlie Taylor has become the Clarets’ first signing ahead of the new season.
# brooke and shoals
WIN: One of five Brooke & Shoals gift bags worth €100 each
Fill your home with heavenly florals, invigorating citrus and deep woody aromas.
# Festivals
A cappella and piano maestros: July in Dublin is going to be amazing for music
We speak to the organisers of two music festivals.
# Competition
Cork village named overall winner of Ireland's Best Kept Town Awards
There were four categories with 14 entrants in total.
# Competition
These train stations have been voted the best in Ireland
The winners are chosen by public vote, with almost 15,000 customers rating their stations.
# Mount Everest
85-year-old attempting to reclaim title as oldest person to summit Everest dies at base camp
The former soldier became the world’s oldest climber to summit Everest in 2008 when he was 76.
# Competition
Payne back in Schmidt's equation but others knocking on Ireland door too
The 31-year-old made his return from a kidney injury for Ulster yesterday.
# sponsored by mini
WIN: A weekend surf adventure for two - and a brand-new MINI Countryman for the drive
We’re giving you a free trip, surf lessons – and the lend of a new MINI Countryman to get there and back.