WATCH: Two Limerick homes in running for title of Ireland’s Most Christmassy

Alan Owens

Reporter:

TWO Limerick homes are in the running for the title of Ireland’s Most Christmassy.

Bernie Carroll from Bruree and Cormac Hayes from Shanagolden have been named among the six finalists for the 2018 Ireland's Most Christmassy Home competition.

Now in its third year, entries were received from all across the country for this festive competition.

The two houses are lit up with magical festive displays and public voting has now opened.

Energia selected the six finalists, with the two from Limerick.

Cormac Hayes from Shanagolden in Limerick - To vote for Cormac text HOME 3 to 51155 (ROI) or 88101 (UK)

Bernie Carroll from Bruree in Limerick - To vote for Bernie text HOME 4 to 51155 (ROI) or 88101 (UK)

Voting will close at midnight on Tuesday, December 11 with the winner to be announced by Energia on Thursday, December 13.

This year’s fantastic prizes are donations of €3,000, €2,000 and €1,000 respectively to the charity of choice of the first, second and third placed entries following the public vote.

From all the entries received, Energia noted a number of 2018 Christmas decoration trends, including the generous use of silver to decorate Christmas trees and a significant volume of reindeer and Santa figures in particular.

The public can view the Limerick entries along with the other finalists by logging on to https://www.energia.ie/imch-vote.

Geoff Codd Head of Marketing & Retail Development, Energia, said: “We received amazing competition entries from all over Ireland and it was very difficult to shortlist just six homes. The effort and festive spirit evident in all entries is a mark of how popular the competition has become and we are delighted to have the opportunity to enable such creativity while supporting local causes.

“Entries close at midnight on Tuesday so we are calling on everyone to log on to view the entries and vote for their favourite choice.”