HE INITIALLY thought it was a wind-up at work and tried “to play it cool” in case it was a joke.
Robert Doyle, 35, from Garryowen, is the winner of a dream holiday to Dubai, including flights and accommodation, from McGettigan’s chain of Irish bars, following their recent opening in Limerick in the former Jury’s Inn hotel. The competition was in association with the Limerick Leader.
Robert will be joined on the trip by his girlfriend of four years, Nicola Farrell, 28, from Mungret, and the pair will spend a luxiourious seven nights in the five-star Bonnington hotel in Dubai.
“I entered the competition about four weeks, and it took two phone calls last week for me to believe I had won,” said a delighted Robert.
John Hayes, events and entertainments manager with McGettigan’s, said: “The reaction to this competition was phenomenal and we are ecstactic with the response. We’d like to wish them a wonderful trip.”
Limerick Leader managing director, Irene Hamilton said: “We’re delighted to have had the opportunity to partner with McGettigan’s in running such a fantastic competition for our readers. We’ve had a unprecedented response to this competition and I’d like to extend my congratulations to the winner Robert Doyle”.