Mother’s Day offers on The Hard Shoulder on Newstalk with Ivan Yates


Doesn’t your mum deserve a special treat to show her just how much you appreciate her?

I’ve gathered some offers and destinations that your mum or special lady in your life might like!

If you’re thinking of sending your mum up to Dublin for Mother’s Day there’s a super deal with The Radisson Blu Royal

Shop and Style this Mother’s Day at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin

For the lady in your life that deserves it all, give her a chic and sophisticated break away this Mother’s Day with the Shop and Style package at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin.

Check into the stylish city centre hotel on Sunday March 11th and enjoy a relaxing afternoon tea featuring deliciously quintessential treats such as free-range egg, chive and rocket sliders and 72% chocolate orange tartines and zesty lemon curd tartlets. Suitably sweetened up, hit the shops with a VIP personal shopping experience in Debenhams Henry Street with chilled bubbles on arrival. With a €50 Debenhams voucher included for Mum and a guest, it’s the perfect way to say a stylish thank you this Mother’s Day.

Following your day of shopping, spend some quality time together in Sure Bar or V’n V Restaurant for a relaxing evening before checking out the following day.

The Shop and Style package at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Dublin starts from €188.00 per person sharing including an overnight stay on Sunday 11th March with a VIP personal shopping experience and a €50 Debenhams voucher for two, afternoon tea and Super Breakfast. Advanced booking is required. Call 01-8982900 or visit




The King And I 4* Deluxe London Theatre Weekend

Take your mum for an unfortgettable stay at the St Ermins Hotel and live like a Queen.

The St Ermins is situated opposite New Scotland Yard in the heart of Westminister and close to great attractions

over the Thames such as The London Eye and London Aquarium


Travel 21 June – 08 Sept. 2018 From €499pps

The Musical tells the story of the unconventional relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna, a British schoolteacher that modernist King brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children.  You can read my review of my stay at the St Ermins

here London Girls Trip

Price includes

  • 2-nights in the 4* St.Ermins Jolly with Breakfast.
  • Top Price tickets to see the King and I in the London Palladium.

CALL 01 878 3500


Porto with Travalu in Navan

Porto 4* City Break

Check out our great city break offer to the beautiful city of Porto!

Travel on 23rd May for 3 nights for ONLY €240 per person! The price includes return flights with Ryanair,

10kg hand luggage per person, pre-allocated seats & 3 nights in Standard Room in 4* HF Fenix Porto hotel on B&B basis.porto

For more information contact us on 1890 289255 / 0469068600 or email

Late Deal To Lanzarote

Travel from Dublin to Lanzarote on 17th April on this fantastic offer staying in the popular 2* Bitacora

apartments in the popular resort of Puerto del Carmen.

Our price of €379 per person is based on 2 adults traveling and includes return flights,

10kg per person hand luggage, return airport transfers and 7 nights self catering accommodation.

For more info Lo Call 1890 289 255 or email

Click here for more informationbitacora003

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Travel Agent:, Navan Travel

 Every Girl loves Paris

  • Jardins de Paris Montmartre
  • Paris, France


Jardins de Paris Montmartre

Lying in the heart of Paris’ 18th arrondissement, adjacent to the famous district of Montmartre, this hotel enjoys an ideal location. Guests can discover endless restaurants, shops and cultural havens during their stay here. Vivid streets line the hotel surroundings providing adventure, and insights into the French lifestyle. With easily accessible transport links, guests can unravel the secrets of Montmartre. The hotel illustrates traditional French architecture, whilst maintaining an elegant sense of sophistication and glamour.

  • Jardins de Paris Montmartre Hotel
  • Sat, 7 Apr 2018 – Mon, 9 Apr 2018
  • €320 pps
  • 2 nights
  • 2 Adults
  • Twin Classic
  • Room Only basis
  • Accommodation
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  • Flights
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The Ultimate Mum and Daughter or Mum and son trip – to New York!

Why not send your wife and your mother and make both of their days special…I brought my daughter
to Manhattan for her tenth birthday and to this day it will be one of my best memories. We visited the
American Girl Store and went to the top of The Empire State Building and of course had to finish
off with the hit musical Mamma Mia on Broadway!
Dinner in Central Park at the Boat House is a must to crown the perfect weekend.
You can get there really cheaply too with this great deal from Tour America.
Tour America have a great price for Three Nights in New York
Why not throw in a copy of my book on kindle for only 99p
3 nights in NYC from only €559pp 
Return flights with United, all taxes and charges
3 nights hotel accommodation
Based on 4 adults sharing
Travel: January 2019
Reference: 621809

For the First Time Mum – Closer to Home

Finally is there a special lady in your life about to become a mum? What about this deluxe break at Farnham Estate

Pamper yourself on your very first Mother’s Day at Farnham Estate Spa & Golf Resort. This Yummy Mummy package has been specially designed with new mothers in mind, offering them the opportunity to relax, unwind and return to motherhood feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. Farnham Estate Spa is the ideal location to celebrate motherhood and all that comes with it as you take the time to ease up, slow down and embrace the truly relaxing treatments.

The acres of rolling countryside and spectacular woodlands surrounding the spa offer new mums a peaceful haven to escape from the hustle and bustle of the outside world. The tranquil location and serene setting of Farnham Estate Spa will relax your body and mind before you even begin your special Mother’s Day Treatment.

You will be pampered from head to toe in this on your special day beginning with an indulging leg and foot treatment with the world famous Yon-Ka skin care products known for their excellent quality,  designed to reduce fluid retention and ease swelling , followed by a full pedicure ensuring the aches and pains of pregnancy are a distant memory. The full body exfoliation and warm body baume are designed to leave you feeling revived and restored with skin that is satin smooth and silky to touch. Re-energize with a fruity facial before chilling out in the Water Mint Thermal Suite with a steam room, sauna and salt grotto. Bring the dayto a peaceful close in the Relaxation Rooms looking out on the picturesque views of the estate while enjoying a light lunch in the beautiful Botanica Restaurant.

After nine months of pregnancy aches, pains and cravings, giving birth and welcoming your new addition into the world you deserve an extra special treat to celebrate your first Mother’s Day. Treat yourself to this Yummy Mummy spa package from €185 per person sharing, subject to availability.

For further details and to book or call 049 3777700, or email

Visit for further information on special offers.


Don’t be stuck this Mother’s Day for a Travel inspired gift….

There are always travel Vouchars


Both the Blue Book and Click and Go offer vouchars and the great thing about them is they never go out of date….like a spa treatment or some retail shops.


Holiday Gift Vouchers from Click&Go.

Vouchers can be purchased online & printed by you or we can send it to you by post, presented in a gift voucher envelope. Postage is offered free of charge for delivery within the Republic of Ireland.

Gift Vouchers Terms & Conditions:

  • Can be redeemed against any holiday offered by Click&Go
  • No time limit on usage. Vouchers will not expire
  • No restrictions, literally can be used just like cash & can be applied to existing bookings
  • Valid only with specified voucher number
  • Cash will not be given in lieu of voucher
  • Vouchers must be redeemed over the phone



Ireland’s Blue Book Gift Vouchers make the ideal present for Birthdays, Weddings, Anniversaries, Special Occasions or Corporate Incentive Presentations.

Vouchers are available in denominations of your choice from €100 upwards and may be used as payment or part payment for a stay or a meal in any Blue Book House or Restaurant.

Voucher presentation: Vouchers come in a gift folder along with a complimentary copy of the Blue Book brochure.


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