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With Christmas almost upon us, Adworld.ie is giving away a number of €200 vouchers – courtesy of Ireland’s Blue Book – to some lucky winners of our special Christmas competition.
The vouchers can be used in over 50 luxurious country house hotels, castles, manor houses and restaurants around Ireland, for winter escapes, sunny summer breaks and some truly wonderful find-dining experiences.
If you’re looking for a way to really say thank you this Christmas, be it to your hardworking employees, or to your friends or family, Ireland’s Blue Book vouchers are the perfect way to show you’re your gratitude. To help you on your way, we have some suggestions to whet your appetite.
Festive Afternoon Tea at The Merrion Hotel
Who doesn’t love an afternoon tea, and the winter months just feel like the perfect time to indulge in a hot drink and some treats next to a cosy fireside. At Christmas time, the Merrion Hotel will be serving up a special Festive Afternoon Tea. Step inside from an afternoon spent shopping in Dublin into the Merrion’s elegant drawing room, beautifully decorated for Christmas, and indulge in seasonal treats such as mince pies, gingerbread and hot tea, accompanied by Christmas carols.
A Glorious Garden Break at Castle Durrow
There are over 50 beautiful historic properties in Ireland’s Blue Book, and many of these have their own beautiful and unique gardens. Think wisteria creepers on crumbling walls, peaceful bubbling streams, beautiful rose gardens and herbaceous borders. Springtime is the perfect time to visit these gardens as they begin to come into bloom.
Castle Durrow in County Laois, is renowned for its glorious gardens. Book a luxurious break this spring and take a tour with the head gardener around see their beautiful walled gardens, herb parterre, orchards and vegetable garden, followed by tea in the castle.
A Wild Atlantic Getaway at Carrig House Hotel
Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way is a 2,500km route along Ireland’s beautiful west coast, encompassing great stretches of rugged cliffs towering above crashing waves, historic lighthouses, surfing schools, and vibrant, colourful seaside towns and villages.
This summer, begin your Wild Atlantic Way trip on the ring of Kerry in the elegant Carrig House, situated on the banks of Caragh Lake, before heading further up the coast. At Carrig House you can enjoy an afternoon spent swimming in the lake, cycling through the nearby mountain passes, or horse rising on the beach as well as dinner in the Lakeside Restaurant and an overnight stay.
Some Pre-Theatre Drama at Chapter One
The best of Dublin Theatre undoubtedly takes place in the autumn months, with both the Dublin Fringe Festival and the Dublin Theatre Festival taking places over September and October.
Enjoy some pre-theatre drama at Chapter One, located just minutes from the renowned Gate Theatre. The Pre-Theatre menu is served until 7:30pm, year-round, allowing you to dine in style and comfort and in time for your evening theatre performance. Indulge in three or four delicious courses, tea and coffee in the elegant surrounds of Michelin Star Chapter One.
To be in with a chance to win a voucher from Ireland’s Blue Book simply answer the following question:
Q: In the popular Christmas song Fairytale of New York by the Pogues, what is the name of the choir that is referenced in the chorus of the song?
Please send your answers to email@example.com with your name and your contact details by 5pm next Wednesday, December 12th. Entries will only be accepted by email.
For more information on Ireland’s Blue Book and to check out special offers or buy vouchers for your staff, loved ones or to simply treat yourself click HERE
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