Fri, Nov

iBAM! Raffle Grand Prize: A Week in Dingle Cottage, Co. Kerry Ireland


The beautiful Dingle Cottage, Donated by Colleen Herlihy, will be our Grand Prize in this year's iBAM! Raffle.

Check out the views from the family room looking out into Dingle Bay. There is a waterfall and a beach straight ahead, and a 500 yard hill on the right that, once you walk to the top, you can see Skellig Michael and the Stairway to Heaven 35 Kilometers away!

Other Raffle Prizes (in order of drawing)

*One night’s bed and full Irish breakfast in a Deluxe room at Ashford Castle in Cong, CO. Mayo, Ireland and a three course evening meal in the Dungeon restaurant at Ashford Castle

Raffle tickets are $20 each, 3 for $50 or 6 for $100 and are tax deductible.

Raffle 2020

The house really has any amenity you can think of. Washer, dryer, microwave, coffee makers, fully updated kitchen in 2018. It has a steam shower and jacuzzi in the master suite. Sleeps 8.

It has 4 bedrooms, 2 en-suite. the master bedroom is on the first floor and has a queen bed that looks out over the ocean.

Upstairs en-suite bedroom has 2 single beds that go together as king, bedroom with 2 single beds, bedroom with double bed.  

It rents for $3000 a week from March to October. $2500 from October to March.

This beautiful cottage is subject to availability after the first of the year, and due to Covid, if you win the raffle, your week will be honored any time the cottage is available over the next 2 years!

Saturday and Sunday, December 12, 13, there will be a full program of film, storytelling, music, theater, art, and more. Complete information on the program available at www.ibamchicago.com

Win a Weeks Stay in Dingle, Co. Kerry Ireland RAFFLE - and more!
There is a raffle available to buy online - and you will be eligible to win the items posted here.
First draw will be for the Dingle Cottage Week

2nd draw will be for an overnight stay at Ashford Castle!
PRIZES - WITH MORE TO COME! Check this story to see what else we will be giving away, as prizes come in!

1. A full week’s stay at Dingle Cottage, a beautiful house on the Dingle coast in Ireland that sleeps eight, and rents for $3000 a week! Tickets are $20 or 3 for $50
2. An overnight stay at the luxurious and famous, Ashford Castle!
3. TBA
4. TBA
5. TBA
6. TBA
Donations are gratefully accepted online, by phone at 312-498-1337, or

you can send a check to:
ZION IL 60099

Donations are fully tax deductible as iBAM! NPO is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit.
For more information on our awardees and our program go to www.ibamchicago.com

Drawing will take place on Sunday, December 13th 7pm Central.

An Invitation to iBAM! 2020 from Clodagh Lawless-Murphy

HELP US WITH iBAM! PROGRAMING Donations are tax deductible


iBAM! 2020 Virtual Awards Dec. 11- Choose Viewing Time!

iBAM Awards Dinner
1pm or 7pm CST

Raffle: One Week in Dingle Cottage Ireland Drawing 12/13

Raffle 2020

Gala and Raffle Supporters

We thank the following for their generous support!


Celtic Women International

Chicago Irish Film Festival

Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Daly Communications/Anita Daly

Dingle Cottage and Colleen Herlihy

Galway Sister Cities

Healy & Scanlon Law

The Irish Consulate

Ireland Network

Judith Blackburn

KNI Communications

Tourism Ireland

Mike Leonard/Leonard Films

Mary Kay Wall/ Leonard-Wall Films LLC

Waterford Castle Co. Mayo


P. Dowd, G. Fallon

B. Karder, K. Kelly

M. Kyle, M. Lynch

E. Moriarty

T. Mulvihill, H. Murray

R.M. O'Neill

M. McCann-Sanchez

M. Shevlin, T. Shevlin