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Win a pair of tickets to the Dalkey Book Festival

The Irish Times has teamed up with the Dalkey Book Festival to offer 71 lucky subscribers the chance to win a pair of tickets to one of the events at this years festival, which takes place from Thursday, June 15th to Sunday, June 18th. A stellar line-up this year including Tom Hanks, Bono, Brian Cox, Ruby Wax, The Edge, Oliver Jeffers and Sebastian Barry.

Established in 2010, the Dalkey Book Festival has played host to some of the greatest authors and thinkers from around the world. Recognised for its celebration of diverse themes and ideas, the festival explores the worlds of literature, science, economics, current affairs, politics, art, comedy and global trends. Its unique vibe and eclectic mix of guest speakers have made it one of Ireland’s most loved cultural events. The 2023 Dalkey Book Festival features over 70 events and runs from Thursday, June 15th to Sunday, June 18th.

Check out the list of events and speakers by clicking here.

This competition is now closed.

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 31/05/2023 to midnight on 11/06/2023 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 a pair of tickets to one of the 71 events Dalkey Book Festival are holding this June. There will be 71 winners.

10. All prizes will be subject to any additional terms and conditions of the supplier of the prize to the Promoter. All tickets are general admission and cannot be refunded or redeemed for cash. While we will take into consideration your choice of preferred event, we may not be able to accommodate all requests.

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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