Win a luxurious stay at Lyrath Estate, the elegant five-star hotel in Kilkenny.

The Irish Times has teamed up with Lyrath Estate to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a two-night stay with breakfast each morning.

Welcome brighter days and new beginnings with an elegant five-star country escape to Lyrath Estate in Kilkenny this Spring.

Explore Lyrath Estate’s 170 acres of picturesque parkland as it awakens from its winter slumber bringing a hive of activity in the flora and fauna.

There are historical gardens and many walking trails onsite to discover on foot or on the complimentary estate bicycles. Savour a taste of Kilkenny in the restaurants and bars on the estate, or while away an afternoon enjoying decadent afternoon tea in the original drawing rooms of the manor house, respectively restored with an eclectic style in honour of the adventurous former owner Lady Charlotte. Truly unwind in the award- winning Spa at Lyrath Estate and indulge in a treatment from luxury brands Elemis & Kerstin Florian or simply find a comfortable seat to catch up and read the paper by the fire in Tupper’s Bar.

With a 17th-century manor house at its heart, Lyrath Estate is a charming country house to discover this spring.

To celebrate the Step into Spring offer, we are giving one lucky subscriber the chance to win a two-night stay with breakfast each morning.

For more information on the Step into Spring offer and seasonal stays at Lyrath Estate visit

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 16/02/2024 to midnight on 03/03/2024 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 two-night stay with breakfast each morning. 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 voucher 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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