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Easter Art Competition for Irish-Medium & Gaeltacht Primary Schools

Apr 3, 2020

Rules & Criteria: Easter Egg Tree

This competition is open to Irish-medium (gaelscoil) and Gaeltacht primary schools only.

A tutorial video on how to make an Easter Egg Tree can be found on our YouTube channel:  

  1. This competition is split into 2 parts:
    • Junior & Senior Infants: Each tree must have name, school, age and class handwritten by each student (as Gaeilge) beside the entry. 
    • 1st– 6th Classes: We ask that each pupil puts together a few lines about their tree (as Gaeilge) – for example; why they chose a particular theme, explaining each egg, etc.    
  2. There is no set theme, let your imagination run wild! 
  3. There is no limit to how big the piece is as long as it can all be photographed in one image.  
  4. Your art piece can be made up of any material (for example, paint, cardboard, wool etc.) 
  5. A title for the piece is desirable but not compulsory. 
  6. Parents/Guardians must submit the art piece via email to cormac@gaeloideachas.ieor via social media (details below). Hard copies of artwork in the post will not be considered. 
  7. The deadline for submissions is 5pm, Wednesday, 15th April. 
  8. All submissions should include the following information: child’s names, school name, class, date of birth and contact details of parent/guardians. 
  9. The competition is limited to one entry per person. 
  10. There is a panel of judges who will use a marking scheme accordingly. 
  11. It is important to note that the name and photo of each entry will be displayed on our site and social media, except in any case where a parent/guardian has requested that this information not be shared. 
  12. A €20 book voucher (for purchase of books online) will be awarded to every winner, as well as an electronic personalised certificate. Submissions can be made through email to cormac@gaeloideachas.ie 
  13. Submissions can alsp be made through social media: Facebook @Gaeloideachas, Twitter @Gaeloid & Instagram @gaeloideachas