Judging in the Finn Harps Donegal Road Safety Art Competition took place on Friday the 27th of May. The competition, which is being held for the second year, aims to promote road safety through sport and has proved an outstanding success with over seven hundred entries this year.
The nine finalist who will receive prizes will be present at Finn Park on Sat at the Finn Harps V Waterford United game on Saturday the 11th of June where the winning overall entry will be revealed and unveiled by Mayor Cora Harvey.
Eamon Browne Donegal Road Safety Officer, stated “When you see the responses it is clear that our road safety message are getting across to children it is ongoing work and we are delighted to work with Finn Harps on projects such as this.
Finn Harps Community Officer John Campbell stated “we are delighted to be working with Donegal Road Safety, we have a excellent working relationship and we look forward to it continuing .”
Both Finn Harps and Donegal Road Safety would like to thank all those who participated: the children, the parents who helped the Judges and in particular all the teachers in the schools without whose help and assistance this would not be possible
The following are the Finalists in the Finn Harps Donegal Road Safety Art Competition.
Mary Mannering Scoil Mhuire Glenties
Bernard Mc Brearty St Josephs NS Rathdonnell Letterkenny
Kevin Gavigan Scoil Mhuire Glenties
Kate Carlin Townparks Lifford
Susie Cunningham Gaelscoil Adhamhainn Letterkenny
Conor Lafferty St Patricks Boys Carndonagh Co Donegal
Hannah Mi Chanoinn Ui Chathain Scoil Brid Downings
Chloe Maxwell Killaghatee NS Bruckles Co Donegal
Shane Mc Devitt Scoil Mhuire Glenties
Photo shows Pupils from St Baithin's NS, Principal of the School Ann Maria Meehan, Gardai, Chairman of Harps Joey O'Leary, Donegal Road Safety Officer Eamonn Browne Chairman Harps Joey O'Leary and Harps Community Officer John Campbell at the launch of the Road Safety collaboration earlier this year. Photo is courtesy of Clive Wasson Photography.