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Enter our Competition to Win a Luxury Hotel Break in Cork.  

Win a Fabulous Luxury Holiday Break staying at the 4* Oriel House Hotel. 

Win a 2 Night Stay, for 2 sharing, at Select Hotels - 4 * Oriel House Hotel, Cork. The lucky winner will receive 2-nights accommodation with breakfast and one evening meal, along with tickets to visit Cobh Heritage Centre & Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens.

  • Oriel House Hotel - The Oriel House Hotel is located on the west side of Cork city with just 15 minutes’ drive from the city centre. A short walk to Ballincollig town centre where one can enjoy excellent amenities. Oriel House Hotel is a luxury four-star hotel where food and service will exceed your expectations. Amenities include the Oriel bar & bistro, wedding venue facilities, leisure club facilities with free car parking. Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life with a Select Hotels of Ireland break! Whatever your budget, timetable and interests, Select Hotels aim to accommodate your every need and at rates that will allow you to take full advantage of everything their 30 locations have to offer. View all their packages online at including online exclusives.


  • Tickets to visit Cobh Heritage Centre and Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens . Heritage Island is offering a pair of tickets to Cobh Heritage Centre and Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens and that you can visit while in Cork.  

    Cobh Heritage Centre - Discover the Queenstown Story at Cobh Heritage Centre - the story of emigration, Convict Ships & Coffin Ships. The Queenstown Story is a self-guided tour relaying the tales of Emigration to North America, transportation of Convicts to Australia, the story of the Irish indentured servants in the West Indies and, of course, the Titanic and the Lusitania disasters. This is a moving, educational, interesting and evocative exhibition - which enables you to ‘walk in the footsteps of our ancestors’ who left these shores and whose last sight of Ireland was the town of Cobh. The exhibition is full of stories and history and gives visitors the opportunity to explore our rich historic past and engage with the stories told.

    Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens - Fota House is Ireland’s finest example of the Great Country House where grand opulent surrounding of the gentry are contrasted with the servant’s wing. When you take this guided tour, you will discover fascinating insights into the contrasting lives of the masters of a former time, and their servants, in the original surroundings that shaped their worlds. Restored and conserved by the Irish Heritage Trust, public guided tours of the House run regularly from April to September. Group tours and learning visits available all year. Fota House hosts monthly cultural events, including seasonal offerings at Christmas and Easter. When exploring the House, a visit or guided tour of the award winning Victorian Working Garden is a must! Special corporate events and weddings are greatly enhanced by the spectacular surroundings. Fota Arboretum and formal Gardens are cared for by the OPW.


How to Win

To be in with a chance of winning this prize, all you have to do is answer the simple question opposite - and submit the completed form. 

Double your Chances of Winning!

If you opt-in to receive our news and offers (by ticking the box beneath the competition) you will be entered into the draw TWICE, doubling your chances to win a prize. We never share our lists, and will only send an occasional email and never more than 4 in a year (and you can opt-out at any time).  

The Luxury Hotel Break Prize Draw takes place on Thursday, September 26, 2019, and the break can be enjoyed any time during 2019.

Terms and Conditions

The prize is as stated above. You may only enter this competition if you are over 18 years of age at the time of submitting your entry. Only one entry is permitted per person (if you opt-in to receive our occasional news and offers, we will enter you a second time to increase your chances of winning). Anyone professionally associated with Heritage Island, Select Hotels or connected to this competition may not enter. Entries received, with the correct answer, are entered into the Luxury Hotel Break. The prize draw will take place on September 26, 2019, and the winner of the break can take their break at any time during 2019. The winner will be notified within 7 days of the closing date. You must agree that if you win we may publish your name and short address (name, region and country). The luxury break prize must be availed of in 2019 and is subject to availability and excludes peak booking, public holiday and special event periods.  By entering this competition you agree to these Terms and Conditions.

Competition and Entry Form

Fota House, Arboretum & Gardens is located on what island in Co. Cork?

 Garnish Island
 Sherkin Island
 Fota Island
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