HARPS AND COUNCIL HAVE ROAD SAFETY DOWN TO “A FINE ART”

first_imgFrank McBrearty , Donegal Mayor and Teacher Laura McGettigan toss around a few ideas at the Donegal County Council and Finn Harps Schools Road Safety Arts Competition launch last year. Seated from left are Rachel Mitchelle, Kevin McColgan, Corey McGettigan and Roisin Brennan Back from left are Kevin McHugh, Chantelle Grant, Seamus Neeley, County Manager, Joey O’Leary, Finn Harps Chairman, Eamonn Browne, Donegal Road Safety Officer and John Campbell, Finn Harps. Pic: Clive WassonThe Finn Harps/Donegal County Council road safety campaign ‘Putting Road Safety in the Picture’ has been hailed as a huge success.The winning entry to be unveiled at half time during the Finn Harps v Shamrock Rovers match in Finn Park this Friday night.The art competition was open to all Primary Schools in the county and attracted over 500 entries. The category winners are –Kayla McDermott, Scoil Íosagáin, St.Mary’s Road, BuncranaCarla McDermott, Scoil Naomh Fiachra, IllistrinShane McCaul, Clonmany N.S. Carley Sweeney, St.Bernadette’s School, LetterkennyMikaela McConnon, Scoil an Linbh Íosa, Killymard, Donegal TownNiamh Ni Chleirigh, Scoil Gaelscoil Adhamhnáin, Leitir CeanainnThe overall winner will be unveiled at half time during the Finn Harps v Shamrock Rovers match in Finn Park on Friday 2nd May 2014.The winning piece will feature as an advertising hoarding promoting Road Safety in Finn Park for the current season. The Mayor of Donegal County Council , Councillor Ian McGarvey, praised all the schools for their participation in the competition.He said, “I wish to congratulate all the winners and I would like to thank all the schools for getting behind this initiative. We had over 500 entries and it is fantastic to see our schools involved in promoting Road Safety with our young people. Do make our roads safe by looking out for each other, drive safely and let’s make our contribution.”Finn Harps John Campbell stated “Finn Harps Football Club are delighted to be associated with the Donegal Road Safety Campaign through this unique competition. Harps are delighted to have the group winners as their guests at the Shamrock Rovers match. We also look forward to unveiling the overall winner on the night. As in other years the winning overall entry will be on display at Finn Park for the coming season as an 8 x 4 display.”HARPS AND COUNCIL HAVE ROAD SAFETY DOWN TO “A FINE ART” was last modified: April 30th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Art competitionDonegal County Councilfinn harpslast_img read more

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