Win a Fabulous Family Trip to Dublin!

Dublin Family Trip competition

It’s our annual Christmas competition and we have the most amazing competition prize for you – you can win a fabulous family trip to Dublin including panto tickets, accommodation, travel and a visit to a top attraction!

The Prize

This amazing prize consists of travel to Dublin, overnight accommodation with breakfast, a family ticket to the Panto as well as a family pass to EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum!


Castleknock Hotel

An overnight stay with breakfast for 2 adults and 2 children at the Castleknock Hotel with use of the Leisure Centre

Castleknock Hotel is an award winning four star property and is the number one choice for a Family Friendly Hotel break in Dublin. Ideally located beside Castleknock Village, the hotel is only 5 minutes from Blanchardstown Village and 15 minutes from Dublin City Centre.

It is the perfect location for a family break with many fun attractions located nearby, Dublin Zoo is a very popular attraction with both children and adults alike, The National Aquatic Centre, Blanchardstown Shopping Centre, Fort Lucan Adventure Centre and Tayto Theme Park are all easily accessible from the hotel.

The hotel has a range of amenities that are popular with families. The Leisure Centre at Tonic Health Club includes a stunning 18 metre swimming pool as well as a baby pool, toddler pool, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi. There is a modern playground located on the hotel grounds for the kids, which is adjacent to the sun terrace where the adults can supervise while relaxing. There are a range of formal and informal dining options including the 22 Bar and Restaurant and the Earth & Vine Restaurant.


A pair of adult tickets and two kids tickets for use on one of Dublin Coach’s routes to Dublin.

dublin coach

Dublin Coach provide luxury transport services locally and nationally across Ireland, getting you where you’re going in comfort and style. They are a prompt, luxurious and very affordable means of getting you to your destination and beyond. Their fleet of high-end coaches are easily recognised by their fresh distinctive green livery.

They have free wifi on board and bring you to some fantastic destinations throughout Ireland, including Dublin, Kildare Village, Limerick, Ennis, Waterford, Cork and Killarney.

Remember they are a family friendly company and carry 2 kids (under 12) free with every fee paying adult! Please see their website for further details.


Beauty and The Beast at dlr Mill Theatre

One family ticket to Beauty and the Beast at dlr Mill Theatre Dundrum for Sunday 30th December at 4pm

Beauty and the Beast will be at dlr Mill Theatre Dundrum from 7th December – 6th January, show times: 12pm, 2pm, 4pm (60 minutes).

Mill Productions return with another Christmas panto for all the family – following on from last year’s smash hit Aladdin.

A tale as old as time, featuring a host of well-loved characters and lovable crockery! Beauty and the Beast tells the story of Belle and the dreaded Beast in his lonely castle. Belle is beautiful, the Beast is – ahem – beastly and Gaston is still totally in love, with himself! A story of friendship and love, mixing magic and adventure with spectacular song and dance routines and special effects to entertain all the family!

Admission: €16/€14 Family ticket €55 Groups 10+ €12

One family pass to EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

epic dublin

Uncover hundreds of stories of adventure, adversity and triumph in the world’s only fully digital museum at the award-winning Epic The Irish Emigration Museum.

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is the new state of the art visitor experience that showcases the unique journey of the Irish nation, where dramatic stories of how Ireland’s diaspora have spread around the globe, and how they changed the world, are told through innovative technology.

  • Travel back in time through 1,500 years of history
  • Interact with the past in easy-to-use high-tech galleries
  • Discover family-friendly exhibits full of entertainment and education
  • Stamp your very own EPIC passport as you move through Irish history
  • Connect with your ancestors at the Irish Family History Centre

EPIC is open daily from 10:00am to 6:45pm and last entry is at 5:00 pm. Open all year apart from Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and St. Stephen’s Day. EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is a self-guided tour and can take up to 90 minutes and allow time to browse the shop or enjoy refreshments.

How to Enter

To enter just answer this easy question and fill in your contact details on our form below. We’ll pick the lucky winner after the closing date of Friday 21st December (12 noon) and the winner will be announced on our Facebook page and informed by email.

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Please note the panto ticket and accommodation are only available for 30th December so please only enter if you can go on that day.

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