21ST November 2017
Celebrating local artistic talent with prize giving ceremony
Killarney Credit Union held their presentation evening for the winners of its Art Competition on Friday night 17TH November at its head office in Beech Road.
There was a large attendance at the event where winners from the Under 7 to Over 18 category were presented with an award certificate, cash prizes and gift bags.
Speaking about the event, Joy Clifford Vaughan, Youth Officer from Killarney Credit Union stated
“There was a huge entry this year and we would like to thank all those schools throughout South Kerry who participated in the competition. This year, we had winners from Lissivigeen National School, Gaelscoil Faithleann, Anabla National School and Kerry Parents & Friends. With a theme of “Set your imagination free” this year allowed for great creativity and interpretation” she concluded.
Pat Delaney, Chairperson from Killarney presented the prizes to the following:
Under 7 Category
1st: Hudson Keogh, Headford, Killarney Lissivigeen NS
2ND: Sean Horan, Deerpark, Killarney Lissivigeen NS
3rd: Dara Horan, Deerpark, Killarney Lissivigeen NS
1st: Roisin Morris, Glenflesk Lissivigeen NS
2nd: Daniel Cronin, Ballyhar Gaelscoil Faithleann
3rd: Amelie Counihan, Glenflesk Lissivigeen NS
1st: Mia Counihan, Glenflesk Lissivigeen NS
2ND: Olwyn Evans, Kilcummin Anabla NS
3rd: Isabelle O Connor, Deerpark Lissivigeen NS
18+ Special Category
1st: James O Shea, Kilgobnet Kerry Parents & Friends
2nd: Martina Maher, Kilcummin Kerry Parents & Friends
3rd: Roger McCarthy, Killarney Kerry Parents & Friends
The 1st place winners of each category will go on to represent themselves and their schools at Chapter 23 Kerry and West Limerick Credit Unions Regional Level on Saturday 2nd December in the Manor West Hotel at 2pm. The first place winners will then go on to represent Chapter 23 at the national finals in Dublin.
Now in its 34th year, the competition attracts up to 50,000 entries through 300 credit unions nationwide and caters for all ages, with categories ranging from under 7 to over 18 and adult. There is a special category for those with physical and intellectual disabilities.
- Art Competition Winners Art Competition Winners
- Over 18 Special Category Over 18 Special Category
- 8-10 Age Category 8-10 Age Category
- Under 7 Age Category Under 7 Age Category
- 11-13 Age Category 11-13 Age Category