Local kids encouraged to enter the Texaco Art Competition

School children from across the region are being encouraged to get their entries in for this year’s Texaco Children’s Art Competition.

The competition has grown from when it first ran in 1955 and has seen famous names such as Paul Costello and Robert Ballagh take part.

Closing date for entries is February 28th, with judging taking place until the awards ceremony in Dublin in April.

Organiser of the competition Bronagh Carron is encouraging children from across the Shannonside Northern Sound region take part: