Best of Today Competition
29.06.15 - 03.07.15

To celebrate the long evenings of summer, the Best of Today want to give you at home the chance to win some amazing retreats right here in Ireland.

This week, we've teamed up with the chic and sophisticated Spencer Hotel in Dublin to give you the chance to win a luxurious 3 night break for 2 at their beautiful, indulgent and slick city centre location.

You and a friend will enjoy a luxurious three night stay with a freshly prepared breakfast each morning and a delicious meal on one evening of your choice in Dublin's coolest new eatery - Asian Fusion EAST Restaurant. There's plenty to see and do as Dublin's city centre is right on your doorstep. Take a dip in the pool; enjoy a coffee in the calming and stylish ZEN garden, for more check out

For your chance to win this beautiful 3 night stay in Dublin, answer today's question:

Complete the title of Linda Martin's Eurovision winning song, 'Why...?'




If you know the answer, call or text the competition line:

ROI: 1516 71 71 44

NI: 0904 7266 544

text COMP followed by your answer, name and location to 57117 (ROI & NI)

Each text entry costs €1.50 (incl VAT) or GBP £1.20. Calls from the eircom network will cost €1.52 and from a BT landline will cost GBP £1.23. Calls from other networks and from mobiles will cost more.

Please note, the person named in the entry must be aged 18 years or older as at date of entry.

This competition will close at 5.30pm, on 3rd July 2015. Please do not enter after this time as you will be charged for your entry, but your entry will not be included. The winner will be revealed towards the end of Friday's Best of Today show (03/07/2015).

Participation/entry denotes acceptance of all associated competition terms and conditions as listed below.


Service Provider: Phonovation. Tel: 0818 217 100.

Please do not enter outside of the advertised competition open and close times and date(s) as you will be charged, but your entry will not be included in the draw. Competition may be closed if watching on catch-up services, please check dates and times.

Entrants must be aged 18 years or older as at date of entry and a resident of the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland in order to qualify as the prize winner.

Promoter reserves the right to request proof of age, verifiable by birth cert or passport only, and proof of residency, verifiable by recent utility bill only (issued within 6 months of win).

The prize is non-transferable and there is no cash alternative to non-cash prize elements (either in part or whole).

U18s travelling as guest(s) of the winner will only be permitted to travel/attend with their parent or legal guardian.

In order to claim the prize, the winner will be required to sign any documentation as may be requested by the Promoter relating to acceptance of the competition prize, terms and conditions and including, but not limited to, waiver of liability release in favour of the Promoter and such other persons as may be determined by the Promoter. The individual(s) travelling as a guest of the winner will also be required to sign such documentation if requested by the Promoter in order to be permitted to travel.

Travel must be completed by 03.07.2016, no extensions permitted. If travel is not completed by 03.07.2016, the hotel stay will be deemed to have been forfeited. No changes will be permitted once hotel is booked. Hotel is subject to advanced booking and availability, may exclude some peak dates as specified by the Promoter, not all dates ranges may be catered for. Travel must be booked through agent as specified by the Promoter.

Prize for 1 winner includes a 3-night stay for 2 in the 4-star Spencer Hotel, Dublin (based on 2 sharing, B&B, standard room), breakfast on each morning of your stay, an evening meal for 2 on 1 evening at the hotel's EAST Restaurant (dinner for 2 to the maximum value of €100.00 including all taxes and charges, beverages not included, restrictions may apply).

The prize cannot be split, is valid for one travel period only, any prize elements not availed of within the agreed travel dates will be deemed to have been forfeited.

Any costs incurred additional to the prize package elements listed (e.g. telephone charges, meals, room service etc.) will be at the winner's own expense.

Any requested and permitted upgrades or changes to the stated prize will be at the winner's own expense.

Failure to attend for any reason whatsoever on the travel dates advised and booked does not entitle the winner to an alternative prize and the prize will be deemed to have been forfeited.

The Promoter reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal value (as determined by the Promoter) if a prize element becomes unavailable for any reason whatsoever.

Employees of RTÉ, Phonovation, The Spencer Hotel and their associated promotional partners, companies or suppliers and their immediate family members are not eligible to enter/win.

RTÉ's decision in relation to selection of the competition winner is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

RTÉ standard competition terms and conditions also apply.

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