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Irish Times Giveaway: Win Opera Tickets, Hotel Break and Gift Card

Win tickets to Ireland’s Summer Opera Festival PLUS a luxury break at the 5-Star Cliff House Hotel and a €500 Kildare Village gift card in the Irish Times

One lucky Irish Times reader will win Blackwater Valley Opera Festival opera tickets for two people to one of our evening’s productions of Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice, set in the stunning grounds of Lismore Castle, Co Waterford. Enjoy champagne on arrival and complimentary programme, before experiencing this year’s summer opera. Plus there’s a fabulous Cliff House Hotel Luxury Break up for grabs – relax at the five-star seaside boutique hotel in the traditional fishing village of Ardmore, Co Waterford. This prize for The Cliff Spa Gourmet includes a one-night stay for two people in a sea view room, an eight-course tasting menu with an emphasis on seafood in the Michelin starred House Restaurant, a full Irish breakfast and a 25-minute spa treatment per person. Treat yourself with an amazing €500 gift voucher to spend at Kildare Village. Discover Kildare Village, home to a unique edit of over 100 fashion and lifestyle boutiques offering savings of up to 60% on the recommended retail price, all year round. Nestled within idyllic landscaped grounds, Kildare Village is the perfect luxury shopping destination.  Click here to enter this amazing competition in conjunction with the Irish Times.

Blackwater Valley Opera Festival – Ireland’s Summer Opera Festival – returns to Lismore Castle, Co Waterford with Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice from May 31 to June 6, 2022. The festival joyfully engages audiences with a creative and imaginative programme of opera and classical music in the beautiful Blackwater Valley. Showcasing emerging Irish talent alongside established international artists, the festival delivers memorable and inspirational experiences that enrich the cultural life of the region. Lismore Castle provides a magical backdrop for the festival, which includes opera, classical music recitals and concerts, schools and free events, pop-up events, dining experiences and a whole lot more… 

This is opera as you’ve never seen or experienced it before. Tickets go on general sale from February 12 at www.blackwatervalleyoperafestival.com