As both the All-Ireland Hurling and Football finals quickly approach we have a fantastic competition for you at home. 

We have teamed up with Aer Lingus, Ireland's only 4-star airline, now flying to 14 North America destinations including Minneapolis St. Paul, which launched in July. Aer Lingus flies 3 direct flights daily from Dublin and a daily flight from Shannon to New York City year-round.

Check out for the latest offers to the USA and beyond.

To mark this we are giving you the chance to fly to New York for an amazing 5-night stay at the beautiful Fitzpatrick Hotel in Midtown Manhattan, where you will be close to all the downtown attractions.

For more information on Fitzpatrick Hotel have a look here.

Plus, to help make it a holiday of a lifetime, there's also USD$5,000 spending money too.

That’s all for one lucky winner!

For your chance to win the luxury holiday, courtesy of Aer Lingus, and the USD$5,000 cash prize answer this question:

Which of these is a much-loved shopping district in New York?

Bond Street

Grafton Street

5th Avenue

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

ROI: 1517 71 71 82

or text GAME 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.

Competition lines are now open and will close at midday on Monday, September 16th 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 published here on 16/09/19.

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


Text Service Provider: EngageHub. Tel: 0818 444 697.

Call 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 may 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 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 (issued within 6 months of win).

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.

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

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.

Holiday must be completed by 16/09/20, no extensions permitted. If the holiday is not completed by 16/09/20 the holiday and all holiday prize elements will be deemed to have been forfeited. No changes will be permitted once hotels/tickets are booked and issued. All elements are subject to advanced booking and availability, may exclude some peak dates, not all date ranges may be catered for. Holiday must be booked through agent specified by the Promoter.

Holiday prize for 1 winner includes return economy-class flights for 2 from Dublin to New York, USA (Aer Lingus flights only, airport(s) and route(s) as specified by the Promoter), 5 nights’ accommodation for 2 at the Fitzpatrick Hotel, Midtown Manhattan, (based on 2 sharing, Promoter reserves the right to substitute hotel of equal star rating for any reason whatsoever) and USD$5,000 spending money.

USD$5,000 spending money will be paid to winner by euro cheque (issued to the winner, with exchange rate set during processing, allow 28 working days for delivery).

Flights are subject to availability and may exclude travel over bank holidays and key holiday periods. The destination cannot be changed nor can the tickets be changed once issued. The booking includes one bag per person at 23kg. Seat assignment is not included in the booking. To ensure the best possible choice of available dates and flights, four weeks’ notice of your intention to travel is advisable.

Travel insurance and transfers to/from Dublin Airport are not included.

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

Winner and guest(s) must hold valid appropriate travel insurance (as determined by the Promoter) for the holiday duration and the Promoter may require winner and guest(s) to show evidence of valid appropriate travel insurance prior to travel.

Winner and guest(s) must hold valid passports and are solely responsible for any special visa requirements and medical vaccinations/other recommended medical requirements.

Winner and guest(s) are solely responsible to completing all documentation (electronic or other) required in advance of travel/entry and are solely responsible for paying any associated fees.

Winner and guest(s) are solely responsible for any duty which must be paid on goods purchased abroad upon their return to Ireland.

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

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

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

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

Employees of RTÉ, EngageHub, Phonovation, Aer Lingus, Fitzpatrick Hotel Group 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.

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 apply.