Arizona to Ireland

Photo credit; Keven Siegart

Our annual “From Arizona to Ireland” raffle fundraiser IS BACK and is sponsored by the Irish Cultural Center and McClelland Library.  

All funds generated from this campaign will go directly toward supporting the Irish Cultural and Learning Foundation.

Your generous support will enable us to continue to provide and enhance the Irish Cultural Center and McClelland Library’s popular major annual events, classes, and programs as well as providing funds to support our new initiatives.

Tickets are one (1) for $20, three (3) for $50, and ten (10) for $175. BUY ONLINE HERE! 

You can also purchase paper tickets at any of our major upcoming events and from authorized personnel*

Tickets may be purchased until May 31 at 3:00 PM Arizona time.

Winner will be notified on Saturday, June 1, 2024. Winner will be announced on our website and social media within fourteen (14) days of notification per official rules and regulations.

Winner need not be present to accept prize.



Minimum 150 tickets must be sold for raffle to take place. If 150 tickets not sold by June 1, raffle deadline will extend until ticket minimum met.

ELIGIBILITY: The raffle is open Arizona residents. Proof of Arizona residency may be required if chosen. Must be 18 or older to purchase a ticket. Trip must be taken by December 31, 2025.

PRIVACY: By entering the Raffle, entry purchasers agree that their information provided in connection with the Raffle entry may be used for communications promoting the Raffle and future raffles sponsored by or conducted for the benefit of The Irish Cultural and Learning Foundation. An entry purchaser may subsequently “opt-out” of the receipt of Raffle communications by following the directions in any email or by contacting the Raffle Administrator. Other than as provided herein, or as required by law or court order, an entry purchaser’s information will not be shared with or sold to any other person or entity. Purchase of an entry in the Raffle constitutes permission for the Raffle and Irish Cultural and Learning Foundation to use winner’s name, and/or likeness, in perpetuity, for purposes of advertising the Raffle or future raffles without further consent or compensation, unless prohibited by law. 

PRIZES: This raffle features ONE (1) grand prize. Only one winner will be drawn. The winner will be awarded two (2) round trip economy airfare tickets to Ireland (up to $2,500 total for both tickets). Travel must be booked by individual up front and will be reimbursed by the Irish Cultural and Learning Foundation. Travel insurance, additional baggage fees, accommodations, and all other expenses not included in grand prize. If fares, taxes, and fees total less than $2,500, winner is not eligible for a cash-out and cannot be used for any other travel expenditures. If the total value of the trip package exceeds $2,500, the purchaser is responsible for the difference. Purchaser is responsible for securing/updating their own passports, recommended to be valid for at least six months beyond the travel dates scheduled. Purchaser is responsible for vaccinations that maybe recommended and/or required for international travel.

NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS: The sole winner will be notified via email and/or phone by the Raffle Administrator of the requisite procedure to claim the prize. The sole winner must claim their prize within fourteen (14) calendar days of the draw. Using the information provided, if a selected winner is unable to be contacted or located prior to the deadline for claiming the prize, the prize or a cash equivalent will revert to the Irish Cultural and Learning Foundation.

REQUIREMENTS: Potential winners must complete all steps outlined in their winners’ letter within the designated timeframe. If an entrant is found to be ineligible, or if a potential winner does not comply with the Official Rules, then the potential winner will be disqualified and the prize or a cash equivalent will revert to the Irish Cultural and Learning Foundation.

RAFFLE CANCELLATION: In the unforeseen event the Raffle is cancelled or cannot be completed, every effort will be made to refund the ticket purchase price to all Raffle ticket purchasers. Tickets purchased by credit card will be refunded to credit card holder’s account. The Irish Cultural and Learning Foundation’s liability to any ticket purchaser is limited to the purchase price of the ticket.

WAVIER / LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Except as described in the previous paragraph, entry purchasers, by participating (and winners, by accepting a prize), release the Irish Cultural and Learning Foundation and their respective parent companies affiliates, partners, subsidiaries, agents, representatives, sponsors, service agencies and independent contractors, and each of their respective directors, officers, partners, employees and agents, including advertising and promotion agencies, from any and all liability with respect to participation in the promotion, possession, use and distribution of the prize(s) awarded. In the event a dispute shall arise between the purchaser and the Irish Cultural and Learning Foundation and/or it’s representatives any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to the raffle, shall be-resolved in Maricopa County.

INTERNET: The Raffle will pursue all available legal remedies against any individual(s) damaging or attempting to damage the Irish Cultural and Learning Foundation website or attempting to undermine the lawful operation of the Raffle.

RAFFLE ADMINISTRATOR: Ciara Archer, Operations Director,

FORCE MAJEURE: Neither the Irish Cultural and Learning Foundation or other prize providers shall be in default or otherwise liable for any delay in or failure of its performance of the raffle if such delay or failure arises by any reason beyond reasonable control, including any act of God, any acts of the common enemy, the elements, earthquakes, floods, fires, epidemics, riots, failures or delay in transportation or communications, or any act or failure to act by the other party or such other party’s employees, agents or contractors.

GOVERNING LAW: Should a dispute arise between a purchaser and the Irish Cultural and Learning Foundation and/or its representative, purchaser agrees that all cases, controversies, and legal issues shall be governed by the laws and jurisdiction of the State of Arizona.

Raffle purchases are not tax deductible. Winner is responsible for completing a W-9 form and must pay taxes on the value of the winnings per IRS regulations.

*Paper tickets only available from authorized individuals and not always available during regular operating hours. Contact for more questions.