Win a two-night foodie break at Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise

Midlands Park Hotel is giving one lucky reader the chance to win a two-night stay with a three-course dinner at Kelly’s Steakhouse or Charter Bar & Eatery, with pizza and beer delivered to your room on the other night.

Located less than five minutes’ walk from Portlaoise Train Station and just an hour’s drive from Dublin and 90 minutes’ drive from Cork, Midlands Park Hotel offers the perfect destination for your next staycation. The hotel has just launched a great new package, Pizza, Pints & Pillow Talk, where you can enjoy your favourite takeaway in the comfort of a luxury four-star hotel.

The package includes accommodation in one of the hotel’s 117 individually designed bedrooms with a full Irish breakfast the following morning. Guests will also be treated to a freshly baked 12-inch stone baked pizza of their choice along with savoury house fries, delivered right to their room, complemented by four bottles of Ballykilcavan Back Lawn Lager, brewed locally in Stradbally, Co Laois.

All guests enjoy complimentary access to the hotel’s state-of-the-art leisure centre which features a 22-metre swimming pool and a fully equipped gym or can choose to pre-book added extras like beauty or spa treatments at the hotel’s inhouse spa, Jule Day Spa.

Midlands Park Hotel is located at Jessop Street, Portlaoise, Co Laois. To book the Pizza, Pints & Pillow Talk package, from €196 for two, call 057 867 8588 or 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 24/05/2024 to midnight on 09/06/2024 inclusive.

5. All entries must be received by the Promoter 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 Promoter, 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 bed and breakfast stay at Midlands Park Hotel for two with a three-course dinner in one of the hotel’s inhouse restaurants, Kelly’s Steakhouse or Charter Bar & Eatery, on one evening and pizza and beer delivered to your room on the other evening. 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. The prize is available for midweek bookings from Sunday – Thursday only and is subject to availability. The prize must be redeemed by 24th May 2025 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 Promoter 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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