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Saturday 19 August 2017

Talbot Hotel reveals its young artists of the year winners

Young artists were rewaeded for their efforts when the winners of the ‘Talbot Wexford Artist of the Year Competition’ received their awards (from left) Aoibhinn Kinsella (Gorey Community School), Paul Carr (Talbot Hotel), Steven McGinley (Tombrack), David Monaghan (Gorey Community School), Dione Bright Bergin(Tombrack), Dick Walsh(Talbot Manager) and Janne Strydom (Gorey Community School)
Young artists were rewaeded for their efforts when the winners of the ‘Talbot Wexford Artist of the Year Competition’ received their awards (from left) Aoibhinn Kinsella (Gorey Community School), Paul Carr (Talbot Hotel), Steven McGinley (Tombrack), David Monaghan (Gorey Community School), Dione Bright Bergin(Tombrack), Dick Walsh(Talbot Manager) and Janne Strydom (Gorey Community School)

Budding artists were rewarded for their efforts on Monday when the winners of the 'Talbot Wexford Artist of the Year Competition' were revealed.

General Manager Dick Walsh took the time to thank each and every student who took the time to enter the competition and congratulated them on the high calibre of work. Plans are already under way for next year's competition. Pupils from Primary Schools and Secondary Schools across Wexford were invited to take part. The Competition was divided into four categories: Primary School (Category 1 and 2), Junior Certificate (1st, 2nd and 3rd years) and Leaving Certificate (Transition, 5th and 6th Years). The finalists work was on display in the hotel for the duration of the Festival, with many children and their families calling in to admire the work.

Winners were Primary School Category 1: Winner:Isabel Barron Kilrane National School; Runner Up: Steven Ginley Tombrack National School. Primary School Category 2: Winner: Cerys Duffin, Runner Up: Diane Bright Burgen, both from Kennedy Park National School. Junior Certificate: Winner: Aoibhinn Kinsella, Runner Up: Kate Millar; Leaving Certificate: Winner: David Monaghan, Runner Up: Janne Strydom, all from Gorey Community School.

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