Lucky Connemara woman wins holiday in Gala giveaway!

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Store manager Michelle Nic Dhonnacha, winner Isabel Newman and retailer Anna McDonagh at McDonagh Gala

Isabel Newman from Connemara has been chosen as the lucky winner of Gala Retail’s Home or Away store promotion, scooping a holiday voucher worth €2,500.

Gala Retail launched the promotion in celebration of 25 years of serving communities, and has been delighting its loyal customers, across the country, with the chance to win one of 25 holiday vouchers.

Running throughout February and March, the promotion offered shoppers the opportunity to enter by spending over €10 in any of the participating Gala Retail stores.

Entrants had the chance to win one of 10 family holidays abroad, valued at €4,000 each, or one of 15 holiday vouchers for unforgettable Irish staycations, each worth €2,500.

Gary Desmond, CEO of Gala Retail, reflected on the significance of 25 years of loyal custom in Gala stores.

“We are delighted to kick-start our 25th year in business with a huge thank-you to our loyal Gala shoppers,” he said.

“This giveaway is our way of expressing our gratitude and giving back to the community that has supported us throughout the years.

“From staycations in Ireland to fun filled, family adventures abroad, there are so many exciting opportunities and we’re thrilled to see our customers creating unforgettable memories with family or friends.”

The Home or Away promotion, which ran from February 5th to March 17th, received overwhelming participation and support from customers across the country.

Gala Retail collaborated with Ireland Hotels and the ‘Go Anywhere’ gift card to offer the home vouchers, aimed at promoting local hospitality and creating memorable experiences in Ireland for winners. For more information, visit: