20-28 August 2016

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20-28 August 2016
20-28 August 2016

Photography Competition 2015

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From mill to forge, from mind to hand – discovering Ireland’s industrial past


The Heritage Council are delighted to announce the winners of the annual National Heritage Week Photography Competition 2015.

The overall winner was  Jaana McEntee, with a fantastically observed  moment taken at Fingal Vintage Harvest Festival at Skerries Mills, Co. Dublin. She wins a €500 Irish Landmark Trust Weekend Stay voucher.

Adult Runners Up were Mike Halward’s “Lucky Day” at Bunratty Castle and Forge, Yvonne Stynes, who caught the excitement of the festival with her son Ronan at the National Museum of Ireland in Collins Barracks and Brenda Molloy’s “Minting a Coin”, taken in Bandon, West Cork.

Youth Winner was Eoin Devine O’Grady, (19) at the Native Irish Cobs event, Co. Longford.

The Junior Winner was Rachel Buckley ( 9 ) with Runners Up, Sofia Fox (11)  Aurelia Rozanzka   (7) and Patrick Lynch ( 9).

The 2015 National Heritage Week photography competition theme was Ireland’s Industrial and Design Heritage.

The winning photographs were selected by Irish Times journalist Arminta Wallace and photographer and author Michael English (Jeannie Johnston).

Age Groups and Prizes:

Adults (21 years+)

First prize: €500 Irish Landmark Trust Weekend Stay voucher.

3 runner up prizes: OPW Family Heritage Card or €30 Book Voucher

Youth (13-20 years)

First prize: €150 One4All gift voucher

Junior (7-12 years)

First prize: €75 One4All gift voucher

3 runner up prizes: Coillte Outdoor Access Card or €30 Book Voucher

The above photo is the Winner of the Adult Category in the 2015 National Heritage Week Photo Competition, Jaana McEntee. 

To view all winners of the 2015 National Heritage Week Photography Competition click here.






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