Niamh is top prize winner in Carrick-on-Suir Peace Poster Contest

Gaelscoil student wins Lions Club art competition

Niamh is top prize winner in Carrick-on-Suir Peace Poster Contest

Carrick-on-Suir Lions Club Junior Peace Poster Contest

An artistic Gaelscoil student has scooped the top award in Carrick-on-Suir & District Lions Club's annual Junior Peace Poster Contest.

Niamh Foskin from Gaelscoil Charraig na Siúire captured the essence of celebrating peace in her beautiful painting (pictured ).

Carrick-on-Suir Lions Club said pupils from local primary schools once again created fantastic entries for the competition, which had "A Celebration of Peace" as its theme.

The posters created by the winners from competing schools in Carrick-on-Suir and its hinterland are currently on display in the Tudor Artisan Hubat 42 Main Street, Carrick-on-Suir (beside the Strand Theatre).

Winning entries from local national schools are: Megan O’Meara, Ballyneale NS; Harry Broxson, CBS, Carrick-on-Suir; Ronan Phelan, Crehana NS, Sarah O’Keeffe, Emily O’Keeffe and Abbie Cotter from Owning NS; Ronan Carroll, Piltown NS; Laura Meehan, Rathgormack NS; Muireann Shortiss-Day, Newtown Upper NS; Macey O’Meara, Presentation NS, Ruth O’Reagan from Portlaw NS and Amelia Coughlan from Grangemockler NS.