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Win tickets to Your Roots Are Showing and an overnight stay at Four Seasons Hotel, Co. Monaghan

The Irish Times has teamed up with Your Roots Are Showing to offer one lucky subscriber a pair of tickets to the gala concert and an overnight stay with bed and breakfast at the Four Seasons Hotel on Thursday, January 26th.

Your Roots Are Showing is Ireland’s first folk conference, a 5-say celebration of all things folk and roots taking place in Monaghan, January 22nd to January 26th, 2023.

The conference will feature a diverse range of programming, including panel discussions with industry professionals, music & folklore education, Irish language, music workshops, mentoring sessions, vendor exhibits, artist showcases, and storytelling.

The event will finish up with a gala concert on Thursday 26th January, featuring a number of top artists, including Old Sea Legs (The Eskies), world-renowned banjo players, Grammy Award winner Ron Block (of Alison Krauss + Union Station) and Damien O’Kane and Kíla.

The conference and gala concert both take place at the Four Seasons Hotel & Leisure Club in Monaghan Town.

The Four Seasons Hotel & Leisure Club, Monaghan is ideal for a winter escape, with spacious, comfortable rooms and overnight stays with bed and breakfast starting from as little as €95 per room per night. For more info click here.

Enjoy the award-winning 4Fit Leisure Club facilities, including 18m swimming pool and the Still Bar & Restaurant & the Terrace, offering delicious food, sourced from local suppliers wherever possible.

For full details of the conference and tickets to next weeks event, visit

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Terms & Conditions

1. The promotion is open to residents of Ireland aged 18 years or over except employees of the Promoter, their families, agents or anyone professionally connected with the promotion.

2. A valid entry consists of a correct answer entered in the form above, accompanied by the entrant’s name, email address and a phone number.

3. No applications from agents, third parties, organised groups or applications automatically generated by computer will be accepted. No incomplete, illegible, or corrupted entries will be accepted. No entries not in accordance with the entry instructions will be accepted.

4. The Promotion will run from 18/01/2023 to midnight on 22/01/20223 inclusive.

5. All entries must be received by the Promotor by no later than midnight on the Closing Date. All competition entries received after the Closing Date are automatically disqualified.

6. Promotion limited to one entry per person. No entrant will win more than one prize.

7. By submitting an entry to the Promotor, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions.

8. Responsibility will not be accepted for entries lost, damaged or delayed as a result of any network, computer hardware or software failure of any kind. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt. Entries will become the property of the Promoter.

9. The prize is two tickets to Your Roots Are Showing gala concert on Thursday, January 26th and an overnight stay with bed and breakfast at The Four Season Hotel in Co. Monaghan. There will be one winner.

10. All prizes will be subject to any additional terms and conditions of the supplier of the prize to the Promoter. This prize can only be used on Thursday, January 26th, 2023 and cannot be refunded or redeemed for cash.

11. The Promoter shall not be liable for any loss, damage or consequential damage of any nature in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise caused by the acceptance of the terms and conditions or in connection with the prize.

12. In the event of unforeseen circumstances the Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize for an alternative of equal or greater value.

13. The winners will be notified by email. The winner must claim the prize within 30 days of the notification. If the prize is unclaimed after this time, it will lapse and the Promoter reserves the right to offer the unclaimed prize to a substitute winner selected in accordance with the Promotion rules.

14. The promoters’ decision is final and binding in all matters and no correspondence will be entered into.

15. The winners’ details (name and county) will be made available on The Irish Times website.

16. The winner may be required to participate in unpaid publicity arising from this promotion.

17. The Promotor will only process your personal information as set out in and as set out in these terms and conditions.

18. Prizes are non transferrable and cannot be exchanged for cash.

19. These terms and conditions shall be governed by Irish law and the Courts of the Republic of Ireland shall have exclusive jurisdiction.

20. Promoter and Data Controller: The Irish Times DAC, The Irish Times Building, P.O. Box 74, 24 - 28 Tara Street, Dublin 2.

21. The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel or amend the Promotion where it becomes necessary to do so.

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