Win a trip for two to Dublin!

To be in with a chance of winning the ultimate Irish family history experience in Dublin, simply answer the following question using the records on Findmypast:

Question: What was the name of the ship Kitty O'Donnell travelled on when she emigrated from Ireland to USA?

Hint: You'll find the answer by searching Irish Famine Immigrants, 1846-1851.

The Prize

The lucky winner and a friend will be treated to the ultimate Irish family history experience in Dublin. The prize includes:

  • Return economy flights to Ireland from the USA for two people
  • 5 night’s accommodation in a 4* hotel in Dublin for two people
  • A 12-month World subscription to Findmypast
  • A two-hour genealogy session with an Irish family history expert
  • A tour around the National Archives of Ireland

About Findmypast

With nearly 80 million and growing, Findmypast is home to world's largest online collection of Irish family history records and is the best place to trace your Irish heritage. We, D.C. Thomson Family History Limited ("we", "us" or "our"), as owner and promoter of the Findmypast brand, work in partnership with some Ireland's biggest archives, including the National Archives of Ireland, to bring you a comprehensive collection of records, including census, land, birth, marriage and death records, detailed court and prison registers, early directories, historic local newspapers, and lots more. You'll also find millions of records from USA, Canada, Britain, Australia and beyond on Findmypast.

How to enter

Entering our free promotion couldn’t be easier. Find the answer to the above question and email it to us by clicking on the green button above. The winner will be selected at random from all correct entries received on or before 29 August 2014. The promotion is subject to our Terms and Conditions set out below. If you have any questions please contact

Terms and conditions

We are offering Irish Central readers an exciting opportunity to be entered into our free promotion to win flights to Ireland from the United States, plus five nights’ accommodation in a Dublin hotel. This promotion is subject to our general Terms and Conditions (which include our Privacy Policy), located here.

Entry Requirements

To enter the promotion, you must find the correct answer to the above question and email it to No purchase or payment is necessary to enter this promotion. The offer starts on 21st July 2014 and the closing date for the offer is 29th August 2014. You must be a resident of the United States and 18 years of age or over in order to enter. Employees of DC Thomson Family History Limited and Irish Central LLC, and their immediate family members, are not eligible to enter. You must possess a valid passport and be available to travel to Ireland between 1st and 30th September 2014. You are responsible for arranging travel insurance. You may enter the prize draw once only. No responsibility is accepted for entries which are for any reason whatsoever not received.


The winner of the promotion will receive: Return economy flights to Ireland from the United States, plus five nights’ accommodation in a 4-star hotel in Dublin arranged and booked by Findmypast, for two people. One 12-month world subscription to Findmypast, a tour around the National Archives of Ireland, and a two-hour genealogy session with one of our expert genealogists to take place at a previously agreed location. Winners will be responsible for making their own travel arrangements and covering their own travel costs whilst in Dublin. The prize cannot be modified, is non-transferable, and there is no cash alternative in part or in whole.


Winners will be selected at random from all entries received on or before the closing date. Winners will be notified by email no later than 19th September 2014. The winner’s name may be announced on our various websites including but not limited to and related social media pages.

Miscellaneous Rules

This promotion is promoted by D.C. Thomson Family History Limited. We are a company registered in England (registration number 04369607), and our registered office is at The Glebe, 6 Chapel Place, Rivington Street, London EC2A 3DQ. To enter the promotion, you must submit personal information including name, and current email address. By entering, you consent to us processing your personal data for future marketing purposes. We will process your data in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Your details will not be passed on to any third parties. If you win the prize, you consent to us using your picture and name for promotion publicity purposes, and to participating in any post-promotion publicity that we may reasonably require. We reserve the right to change these additional terms at any point in time. Any changes will be notified to you by email and/or by posting the changes to our website. We do not in any way exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence, fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation. Subject to the foregoing, we exclude all liability under these terms, in contract or tort (including negligence) for any loss, damage, costs and/or expenses, loss of profits, goodwill, consequential and indirect losses, howsoever caused in connection with this offer, insofar as we are permitted to do so by law. These additional terms are governed by the law of England and Wales, and the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim arising out or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims). By entering this promotion, all entrants agree to be bound by these rules.