Win a deluxe dining break to Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa 

Dunboyne Castle

The Ivy restaurant at Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa has been awarded two AA Rosettes for culinary excellence. To celebrate these prestigious awards, The Irish Times has teamed up with Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a deluxe dining break for two.

The winner will receive a luxurious two night break for two in one of the four star hotel’s suites, enjoying a three course dining experience with wine at The Ivy and a bespoke one hour treatment each at the hotel’s award-winning Seoid Spa.

About The Ivy at Dunboyne Castle Hotel:
Executive Head Chef of The Ivy, John Nagle, previously Head Chef at Dublin’s Westbury Hotel, has created menus based on an original selection of modern Irish and international cuisine using Ireland’s finest, seasonal ingredients. 

Awarding two AA Rosette’s, judges praised The Ivy restaurant’s “high standards, consistency and attention to detail” combined with “an innovative and delectable” menu and excellent service.

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To be in with a chance to win this fantastic prize, submit your email address below and answer the question which follows:

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Terms & Conditions

  • The promoters are The Irish Times Limited, The Irish Times Building, 24-28 Tara Street, Dublin 2 and Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa, Dunboyne, Co. Meath.
  • The prize includes a two night break for two people at Dunboyne Castle Hotel & Spa, a three course meal for two with wine at The Ivy restaurant and a bespoke one hour treatment each at the Seoid Spa.
  • Prize is valid for six months from date of issue. 
  • Prize is as offered and no cash alternative will apply. 
  • Accommodation is subject to availability at the time of booking.    
  • The employees or agents of The Irish Times, and their families or other persons connected with this promotion are not eligible to enter.
  • Prize is for services listed only, however other services may be provided and will be charged for accordingly.
  • No purchase is necessary to enter this promotion.
  • A valid entry consists of a correct answer entered in the form above, accompanied by the entrant’s name and email address.
  • Entries must be entered online in the form above.
  • The promoters’ decision is final and binding in all matters and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • The promoters reserve the right to change any aspect of the prize.
  • The prize will be subject to any additional terms and conditions of the suppliers of the prize.
  • The promoters are excluded from liability for any loss, damage or injury which might occur to the winner arising from his or her acceptance of the prize.
  • The winner may be required to participate in unpaid promotional related publicity undertaken by the promoter or is associated companies.
  • Entry is for people of 18 years of age and over.
  • By entering this competition you are agreeing that any submissions made become the property The Irish Times Ltd.
  • Entry to this promotion shall be deemed full and unconditional acceptance of the terms & conditions.
  • The promoters reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions.
  • These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of Ireland and subject to the jurisdiction of the Irish Courts.
  • Competition ends Sunday 1st September 2013.

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Dunboyne Castle