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Putting Road Safety in a Premier position

road safety art winners 2016

Winner and Runners up of Road Safety Art Competition with Brian O’Donnell, Fran Gavin FAI, John Campbell, Finn Harps, Bailey Coyle Mitchell, Ciara Sayers Montgomery, Cian O’Hagan, Daniel McCallion,  Aibhe McMenamin, Niamh Jones, Maggie Gallagher



Finn Harps Football Club and the Donegal Road Safety Working Group announced the winners in their recent Primary School Road Safety Art competition. The competition was open to all Primary Schools in the county and attracted over 650 entries.


The winning drawing was submitted by Cian O’Hagan from Scoil an Linbh Iosa, Carrigans. The winning art work will feature as an advertising hoarding promoting Road Safety in Finn Park for the 2016 season. The presentation of prizes took place at Finn Harps first home game of the new Premier season against Derry City at a packed Finn Park. Finn Harps won the game 2 -1 and all the winners present had a great evening as guests of Finn Harps.


Donegal Road Safety Officer, Brian O’Donnell, praised all the schools for their participation in this Road Safety initiative. He said, “I would like to thank all the schools for getting behind this exciting competition. We had over 650 entries and this is a testimony to the good work of our schools in understanding the importance and need to promote road safety to our young people. I wish to congratulate all the winners and particularly acknowledge the contribution of schools around the county in helping us make the roads of Donegal a safer place for all road users.”


The runner up prizes went to -

Ciara Sayers Montgomery, Ballymore N.S., Ballymore, Portnablagh, Dunfanaghy.

Bailey Coyle Mitchell, St.Baithin’s N.S., St.Johnston. 

Aibhe McMenamin, Scoil an Choimin, Cloghan.

Niamh Jones, St.Peter’s N.S., Mountcharles.

Daniel McCallion, St.Mura’s N.S., Tooban, Burnfoot.

Maggie Gallagher, Scoil na Léibe, Aranmore Island



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