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Malin pupil wins Road Safety Art Competition 24.03.21

THE Donegal Road Safety Working Group and Finn Harps Football Club have announced the winners of the Primary School Road Safety Art Competition. This year the children submitted their entries online with excellent drawings being submitted by local children. The competition continues to be popular with primary school children in Inishowen. The overall winner was Caitlin McLaughlin of Scoil Treasa Naofa in Malin.
Overall winner was:
Caitlin McLaughlin, Scoil Treasa Naofa, Malin.

Runners up were:
Ella Doherty, Scoil Eoghain, Moville.
William Magee, Robertson NS, Stranorlar.
Rosie Corkery, Little Angels Special School, Letterkenny. 
Darcey Nash, Scoil Mhuire, Milford.
Zach Ferry, Scoil Cholmcille, Drumman, Ramelton.

Caitlin's winning entry will feature at Kernan’s Supermarkets (Newtowncunningham, Drumkeen and Ramelton), who sponsor the Finn Harps Academy and Schools Programme. The wonderful array of drawings received shows the creative ability that children in our schools have.

Road Safety Officer with Donegal County Council, Brian O’Donnell, thanked all the schools for participating in the competition. He said, “I would like to congratulate all the winners and thank all the schools for again getting behind this very important road safety initiative. The safety of all road users continues to be a priority and due to the current restrictions the art competition was promoted online this year and once again the standard of drawings submitted was amazing across all ages. The competition reinforces the message of road safety, encourages school children to use very unique drawings to highlight how to avoid various dangers on our roads”.
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