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Just Announced - Free Car Hire For Winner Of Home To Mayo Competition Thanks To My Irish Cousin

Date: 29-09-2023

Mayo County Council are delighted to announce a brand-new partnership with car rental company My Irish Cousin for their Home to Mayo competition to mark ten years of Mayo Day in 2024.

The winner of the Home to Mayo Competition will, courtesy of My Irish Cousin, receive free car hire for two weeks (Terms and Conditions apply), along with the amazing prize of two return flights to Mayo from anywhere in the world!

The Home to Mayo Competition which was launched at the Milwaukee Irish Fest in August has seen phenomenal interest from right across the globe already with entries coming from as far-flung places as Vietnam, South Africa, and Brazil, along with Irish emigrant hot spots like the USA and Australia.

It was at the Milwaukee Irish Fest, which is the largest Irish festival in the world that Mayo County Council and Malachy Quinn from My Irish Cousin first linked up after Malachy was taken with the Home to Mayo Competition.

Speaking about coming on board with the competition Quinn said: “My Irish Cousin is thrilled to contribute a car rental to this wonderful competition.

“Car rental is without a doubt the best way to get out and explore the hidden gems of beautiful Ireland.

“Mayo is one of my favourite parts of the country with lots to see and do and we are delighted to be working with Mayo County Council on this Innovative promotion of the county and all it has to offer."

Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, Cllr Michael Loftus who launched the competition in Milwaukee said: “I’m delighted that My Irish Cousin have decided to support the Home to Mayo competition.

“The competition has been a great success so far with entries from all over the world and the addition of free car hire for the winner is an added bonus for the winner and will enable them to explore every corner of Mayo and all it has to offer during their stay.”

Mayo Day is the annual celebration of all things Mayo and Mayo County Council are thrilled to announce its milestone tenth-anniversary celebration will be taking place in May 2024.

To mark this historic occasion, Mayo County Council are proud to present a fantastic Home to Mayo competition, offering participants the chance to win a pair of flights Home to Mayo during the month of May next year from anywhere in the world.

Since its inception, Mayo Day has become a celebrated occasion, embodying the essence of Mayo's rich heritage, vibrant culture, and strong community spirit.

The Home to Mayo competition is a key piece of next year’s tenth anniversary celebrations. It is open to individuals from all corners of the globe, this competition provides an unparalleled opportunity for one lucky winner and a guest to experience the warmth and charm of Mayo.

For more information about the Home to Mayo competition, terms and conditions and Mayo Day's tenth-anniversary celebrations, please visit

For more information on car rental from My Irish Cousin, please visit

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