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Amanda Neeson Wins Blue Insurances Car Draw

Amanda Neeson Wins Blue Insurances Car Draw
Amanda Wins the Car!

Ciaran Mulligan of Blue Insurances pops the champagne for car draw winner Amanda Neeson

Congratulations to Amanda Neeson of O’Hanrahan Travel, Monaghan, who last night became the proud owner of a new Fiat 500. The Blue Insurances Car Draw took place following a drinks reception in Matt the Thresher pub and a fabulous dinner in Diep le Shaker. Each contestant drew a box containing a key and then took turns trying to open the door of the car. In a strange twist it appeared that none of the keys worked, which ended up with everyone having to try a second time before Amanda became the proud owner.

Car Draw

Amanda gets the winning key from Ciaran Mulligan and Rowan Devereux, Joint Managing Directors of Blue Insurances

The car

First Prize: a new Fiat 500

Jean Claffey, Joe Walsh Tours

Jean Claffey of Joe Walsh Tours

There was a further draw for the finalists consisting of second prize of two return flights with Virgin Atlantic to NYC or Las Vegas, which was won by Mary Foyle from Travel Counsellors, while the third prize of an Apple iPad 2 was won by Mary Kane of Kanes Travel in Longford. The other 12 runners-up did not go home empty handed, each receiving a €100 One4All gift voucher.

As is normal at Blue Insurances functions, the festivities went on into the early hours, moving first to the Residence on St Stephen’s Green and finally to Lillies Bordello.

Draw Participants:

Alison JonesBeaver Executive Travel (South Street)
Amanda NeesonO’Hanrahan Travel
Bernie O’CallaghanAuto Ryan Travel
Briege DevlinO’Callaghan Insurance
Ciara MooneyFreedom Travel
Gillian FoleyClub Travel
Jayne O’SheaLimerick Travel
Jean ClaffeyJoe Walsh Tours
Lisa MullinsTour America
Mary FoyleTravel Counsellors
Mary JonesLee Travel (Princess Street)
Mary KaneKanes Travel
Rachel MulliganSkytours Travel
Sharon FlemingThompson Travel International
Sheryl WilliamsonOasis Travel NI (Railway Street)
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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, editor and proofreader for 53 years, and ITTN's News & Features Editor for 43 years. His travel blog is at www.thetravelbuddhist.com.

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