The Best of The Late Late Show

To celebrate The Best of The Late Late Show, we have a great competition for you at home.

You and a friend could be heading to Dublin for an unforgettable 5-star weekend taking in RTÉ's The Late Late Show.

You'll stay 2-nights in a deluxe room at the iconic and beautifully restored 5-star InterContinental Hotel, nestled on two acres of landscaped gardens, located in Dublin's beautiful Ballsbridge. You'll enjoy breakfast each morning of your stay and a sumptuous dinner in their renowned Seasons Restaurant on an evening of your choice. For more of what you can expect at The InterContinental Hotel, see

And to make your weekend extra special, there's 2 tickets to join Ryan Tubridy for the brand new season of The Late Late Show - live!

For your chance to win this 5-star weekend and the tickets, answer this:

Pat Kenny took over as presenter of The Late Late Show in which year?




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

ROI: 1516 71 71 81

NI: 0904 7266 555

text LATE followed by your answer and name to 57117 (ROI and NI).

Each text entry costs €1.50 (incl VAT) or GBP £1.20. Calls from the eir 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 midday on Friday, August 5th 2016. 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 here on 05/08/2016.

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).

Winner's guest must also be aged 18 years or older as at outward travel date. Promoter reserves the right to request proof of age, verifiable by birth cert or passport only.

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 05/08/17, no extensions permitted. If travel is not completed by 05/08/17 all elements will be deemed to have been forfeited. No changes will be permitted once hotel/tickets are booked and issued. All elements are 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 2-night stay for 2 at the 5-star InterContinental Hotel, Dublin (based on 2 sharing, B&B basis, room as specified by the Promoter, Promoter reserves the right to substitute alternative hotel of equal star rating for any reason whatsoever), an evening meal for 2 on 1 evening at the hotel's Seasons Restaurant (dinner for 2 to the maximum value of €100 including all taxes and charges, beverages not included, menu(s) as specified by the Promoter, restrictions may apply) and 2 studio audience tickets to attend RTÉ's The Late Late Show season Sept 2016 - May 2017 inclusive (seats/tickets/show date strictly as specified by the Promoter, The Late Late Show ticket usage policy and rules will apply, strictly non-transferable (otherwise forfeited, transferred tickets will not be honoured, excludes RTÉ's The Late Late Toy Show), no cash/date/show or other alternative will be offered, winner's guest must also be aged 18 years or older as at The Late Late Show recording date). Tickets are valid only for RTÉ's The Late Late Show, no alternative shows are available.

Transfers to and from Dublin/RTÉ Studios are not included.

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, additional 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/show 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 InterContinental 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.

Best of The Late Late Show Competition 22.07.2016 - 29.07.2016

Congratulations to Rachel Brereton from Co Dublin who has won a 2 night stay in Dublin with tickets to see The Late Late Show - live! Well done Rachel!


Ryan Tubridy
This is the year I hope to make the show my own. With two seasons under my belt, I'm looking forward to getting the show on the road.


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