SEAI “One Good Idea” Competition for Schools

The following Link has been shared with us to alert primary and post primary students in the Millstreet and the surrounding areas know about a One Good Idea Competition that SEAI (Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland) run which has been launched this week.

Best of luck to the students decide to enter!

Kind Regards,
Declan O Riordan
Group Energy Manager

We thank Declan of EPSWater for alerting us to this important Competition. (S.R.)

Garden & Floral Display Competition Coordinated by Cork Co. Council

Cork Co. Council is running a Garden & Floral Display Competition, the closing date for which is the 1st  July 2016.

There is one set of prizes for the best overall display in a housing estate, the best front garden display and the best commercial floral display in Millstreet Town.

There is a second set of prizes for the same three categories covering the villages within the Millstreet catchment area– i.e Boherbue, Banteer, Ballydesmond, Ballydaly, Knocknagree, Lyre, Nadd, Cullen, Dernagree, Kiskeam.

There is a €5.00 entry fee and application forms are available from the Council Office in Millstreet.

We thank Denis for this important information.  (S.R.)

Happy Face Potrait Competition

See full size imageAndrea Todt of PHOTO-Graphics which is the photography service based in the West End of Millstreet is running a photography competition from Wednesday 25th November to Saturday 12th December to find the Happiest Face in Duhallow.

The competition is being run in association with the Presentation National School Fund which recently completed an extension to the school, and is also being supported by a number of local sponsors.

Every participant will have their own 20 minute photography session and the best photo will be chosen to forward to the jury to select the winner. There are two categories:

  • Category A: children from 1 year up to second birthday, and
  • Category B: children from 3 years up to fourth birthday

C1D_4782_6x4As Andrea herself says:

The Happy Face Portrait Competition, for me, focuses on the most important element in any school – the children.

You can read the full note from Andrea; read how to enter the competition; the list of sponsors; and see who will judge the winners.