Your favourite Focal Gaeilge!

 

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€2,000 holiday with the Carlton Hotel Group has been won by

Dónal Ó Bolguir from Wexford – COMHGHAIRDEAS LEIS

The favourite word was  ‘Craic’

 

What is the public’s favourite word in Irish? We were running a competition throughout Bliain na Gaeilge in 2013 to find that favourite word. We will announce the winner in the next few weeks.

Starting Date: 1st January 2013

Closing Date: 31st December 2013 – Competition is now finished

 

Winners of the Bliain na Gaeilge Hoodies:

* 25 January 2013 – Trevor Herbert, Dublin

* 01 February 2013 – Sheila Swartz, USA

* 08 February 2013 – Karen Coughlan, Clare

* 15 February 2013 - Eimhéar Ní Mhaolchalainn, Derry

* 22 February 2013 - Tara O’Gorman, Clare

* 01 March 2013 – Lucy Mee, Donegal

* 08 March 2013 – Christian King, USA

* 15 March 2013 – Peter Slomanson, The Netherlands

*  22 March 2013 – Isolde Ní Dhonnchadh, Tipperary

* 29 March 2013 – Ava Fanning, Dublin

* 5 April 2013 – Eithne Dalby, Wicklow

* 12 April 2013 – Eoin Keegan, Meath

* 19 April 2013 – Cian Bromley, Louth

* 26 April 2013 – Sonya Patterson, USA

* 03 May 2013 – Aoife Ní Chaiside, Derry

* 10 May 2013 – Corinna Ní Shuilleabháin, Kerry

* 17 May 2013 – Seán Kelly, Kildare

* 24 May 2013 – Eugene Corbett, Tyrone

* 31 May 2013 – Rút Ní Mhuiríosa, Clare

* 07 June 2013 – Donal Clavin, Wexford

* 14 June 2013 – Marie Casey, Roscommon

* 21 June 2013 – Gráinne Ní Chinnéide, Laoise

* 28 June 2013 – Máirtín  Birt, Derry

* 05 July 2013 – Máirín Uí Dhonnacha, Galway

* 06 September - Mairéad Ni Bhrosnachain, Kerry

* 13 September – Saoirse Ní Chuínn, Clare

* 20 September 2013 – Keeva Bartley, Meath

* 27 September 2013 – Muiris O’Loinchigh, Limerick

* 04 October 2013 – Colm Ó Corcráin, Wexford

* 11 October 2013 – Orlaith Nic an tsaoir, Antrim

* 18 October 2013 – Anastasija Kalennika, Galway

* 25 October 2013 – Éireann Ní Dhuill, Carlow

* 01 November 2013 – Aoife Ní Mhuirí, Tyrone

* 08 November 2013 – Jack Desmond, Cork

* 15 November 2013 – Lúc Ó’Ceallaigh, Antrim

* 22 November 2013 – Seán De Prís, Wicklow

* 29 November 2013 – Louise Nic Giolla Easpaig, Mayo

* 6 December 2013 – Margaret Berkery, Limerick

* 13 December 2013 – Ross McCabe, Kildare

* 20 December 2013 – Mikaila Ní Ghrianáin, Cavan

* 31 December 2013 – Michelle Ní Cába, Sligo

 

Details about the main prize from the Carlton Hotel Group below:

6 night Holiday package worth €2,000 for a family with 2 adults and 2 children:

· 2 nights B&B in an executive suite including 1 evening meal at the Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown

* Includes 3 day freedom Dublin Bus pass for Hop in Hop off Tours of Dublin

* Entry into the National Aquatic Centre

* Entry into Tayto Park

· 2 nights B&B in an Executive Suite and 2 Evening Meals at the Carlton Shearwater Hotel, Co Galway

* Including 2 Signature treatments in the luxurious Heather and Earth by C Spa

* A Trip on the Viking boat tour on the River Shannon

· 2 nights B&B at the Carlton Hotel Tralee in a superior suite including an Evening Meal

* Entry to the Aqua Dome

* Tickets to Kerry County Museum

* Passes to Tralee Wetlands.

or

6 Adults for 3 nights worth €2,000

* Choose one of the Carlton Hotel Groups hotels

* Includes 3 nights B&B in Executive Suites

* Evening Meal on each night

* Luxurious Afternoon at the C Spa or 3 day Freedom of Dublin Hop on Hop off Bus Pass (Dublin Hotels Only)