To celebrate the start of the brand new series, The Main Stage we want sort out your summer by giving you the chance to win a pair of tickets to FIVE of the hottest concerts this year, including tickets to see rock legend Liam Gallagher in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham on the 27th of August, Westlife on their Wild Dreams Tour in Cork on the 13th of August and Arcade Fire on the 31st of August at 3Arena.

And if that was not enough, there is also 2 tickets to see Irish rock legends Aslan on the 17th of September at the 3Arena and finally tickets to see Robbie Williams at 3Arena in November!  

 For tickets to any of these incredible concerts visit or for more information visit

And so, you can enjoy all those concerts in style there's €1,000 to spend too.  

 For your chance to win the lot, answer this week’s question... 

Bittersweet Symphony was a hit single on the 1997 Urban Hymns album by which artist?


The Verve


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

Call: 1517 71 72 02

text MUSIC followed by your answer and name to 57117 (ROI)

Each text entry costs €2.00 (including VAT). Calls from the eir network will cost €2.03. Calls from other networks and from mobiles will cost more.

Entry open to ROI residents only.

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

This competition is now open and will close at midday on Tuesday, 9th August 2022. Please do not enter after this time as you will be charged for your entry, but your entry will not be included. The lucky winner will be revealed here on 09/08/2022 (subject to delay due to the verification process). Participation/entry denotes acceptance of all associated terms and conditions as listed below.


Service Provider: Phonovation. Tel: 0818 180 180.

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.

Winner’s guest must also be aged 18 years or older as at show/travel date.

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 of 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.

Prize for 1 winner includes 2 concert tickets to attend Liam Gallagher, Westlife, Arcade Fire, Robbie Williams and Aslan (seats/tickets/venue/show date strictly specified by the Promoter, concert venue/promoter usage policy and rules will apply, strictly non-transferable (otherwise forfeited, transferred tickets will not be honoured, no cash/alternative date(s) and/or show(s) or other alternative will be offered, winner’s guest must also be aged 18 years or older as at date of each concert) and €1,000 spending money (issues as a euro cheque, made payable to the winner, please allow 28 working days for delivery).

Transfers to and from Dublin/each concert are not included.

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

. Failure to attend for any reason whatsoever on the 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 prize of equal value if a prize element becomes unavailable for any reason whatsoever.

Employees of RTÉ, Phonovation, MCD 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's decision in relation to selection of 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.