This week on Nationwide there will be a winner of our fantastic Christmas competition. 

As it's December, the month of good will, we want to do something extra special for our viewers. In the true spirit of Christmas, we have an amazing €10,000 in cash for one lucky winner.

Enjoy the Christmas of your dreams, holiday around Ireland staying in 5-star hotels along the way or simply pop it in the bank to use on a rainy day in 2020. 

What you do with the amazing cash prize is completely up to you.

For your chance to win the €10,000 prize, answer the following question - competition lines are open since 02.12.2019 - each episode's correct answers are valid to win the prize:

This year the Winter Solstice will be on the 22nd December, what type of day is this?

Shortest day 

Sunniest day 

Coldest day

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

ROI: 1517 71 71 15

text NATION followed by your answer and name to 57001 (ROI only).

Each text entry costs €2.00 (incl VAT). Calls from the eir network will cost €2.03. 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 Wednesday, 11th December 2019. 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 announced on www.rte.ie/competitions on 11/12/2019. 

If the entrant fails to take/answer the call when contacted by RTÉ or is deemed by RTÉ to have answered the question incorrectly, the entrant forfeits his/her opportunity to win.

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

COMPETITION TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Service Provider: Phonovation. Tel: 0818 217 100.

This competition is open to Republic of Ireland residents only.

Each text entry must contain no more than 160 characters including spaces, otherwise you may be charged an additional cost for every subsequent message. The use of emoji/smiley faces will also incur an additional charge and may vary with operators.

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.

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

The Nationwide cash prize winner announced on 11/12/19 will receive €10,000. Prize money is issued to the winner by euro cheque, made payable to the winner, allow 28 working days for delivery.

The prize is non-transferable.

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.

Employees of RTÉ, Phonovation 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 winner is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
 
Any personal data relating to competition entrants will be used in accordance with current Irish data protection legislation and best practice. Please see RTÉ Privacy Policy for further details. Data relating to entrants will be retained by RTÉ for a reasonable period after the competition closes to assist RTÉ to operate competitions in a consistent manner and to deal with any queries.

For the purposes of administration of the competition prize, it is a contractual necessity that RTÉ shares the winning entrant(s) personal data with the competition promotional partners.
 
Where you have provided RTÉ with your personal data you have a right to be given a copy of your personal data subject to certain exceptions. To exercise your rights in respect of your personal data please see RTÉ's Data Subject Rights Guide

RTÉ standard competition terms and conditions also apply.