Judging of the 25,800 entries received in this year’s Texaco children’s art competition is currently underway. The winners will be announced in mid-April.
Pictured is adjudicator Eoin Butler admiring two of the entries received from students in County Kilkenny.
From left, they are a work entitled ‘Lucy’ by a pupil from Presentation secondary school and another entitled ‘Mermaid Rising’ by a pupil from Coláiste Mhuire, Johnstown.
In all over 350 young Kilkenny artists submitted entries.
Currently in its 66th year, the Texaco children’s art competition is the longest-running art sponsorship in Ireland.
First held in 1955, it is hosted annually by Valero Energy (Ireland) Limited, the company that markets fuel in Ireland under the Texaco brand.
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