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School Competitions



Below are details of competitions open to schools in the
2015/2016 school year. We will be updating this page on a
regular basis so keep a close eye so that you don't miss any
important closing dates!

If your organisation or company is runing a competition for primary or secondary school kids, you can add details of the competition for free using this button.

Water Explorer - Win Water Workshops & Prizes
Water Explorer
Water Explorer is an exciting new online initiative for schools where students can get involved in water conservation challenges, gain points and win Water Workshops and plenty of prizes such as digital cameras and more. The programme engages schools in 11 countries in understanding how water affects lives, and taking practical action to protect and save water in school communities. The programme is open to young people aged 8-14 in Ireland, the UK, Germany, France, Poland, Italy, Spain, South Africa, Turkey, Bermuda and Switzerland. Check out our Facebook and Twitter.
Closing date: 09/11/2016 www.waterexplorer.ie
e: waterexplorer@globalactionplan.ie
Phone: 01 8832185
Global Action Plan, AXIS Ballymun, Main Street, Ballymun, Dublin 9

Folens Publishers
The Folens Overseas Teaching Fund awards €10,000 to Primary and Post-Primary teachers in Ireland who are committing their time and energies to teaching as part of a volunteer or charitable programme over the summer. Applications close 20 May 2016. To learn more visit www.Folens.ie/FOTF
Closing date: 20/05/2016 www.folens.ie/fotf
e: info@folens.ie
Taste Cork
Taste Cork
'My Favourite Local Producer' Competition: Taste Cork has teamed up with Ballymaloe Cookery School to run this competition. The TWO lucky competition winners will take part in the Ballymaloe Cookery School ‘Kids in the Kitchen’ 1 Day Course, 8th August 2016. Ages 7 -12 years to enter.
Closing date: 04/05/2016 www.tastecork.com
e: info@tastecork.com
Phone: 0214975281
Local Enterprise Office South Cork, Kinsale Road, Cork
Comórtas Dearadh Póstaer
Fíbín Teo
Ar mhaith leat deis chun póstaer a dhearadh do chomhpántas drámaíochta don dráma ‘An Triail’? Beidh dearadh an bhuaiteora le feiceáil ar bhallaí in amharclanna ar fud na tíre agus in ábhar poiblíochta ar ár suíomh gréasáin agus sna meáin shóisialta! Tá duaiseanna luach €800 le buachan, ina measc Táibléad Android duit féin, póstaer sínithe le fráma do do sco
Closing date: 20/05/2016 www.fibin.com
e: margaiochtfibin@gmail.com
Phone: 091505855
Na hAille, Indreabhán, Co. na Gaillimhe Galway
Design a Poster Competition
Fíbín TeoFíbín Teo
Would you like to have the opportunity to design a poster for a drama company for our drama ‘An Triail’?The winning design will appear on theatre walls across the country and in all publicity material on our Website and our social media channels for our autumn tour!There are some excellent prizes to the value of €800 up for grabs. More info on www.fibin.com
Closing date: 20/05/2016 www.fibin.com
e: margaiochtfibin@gmail.com
Phone: 091505855
Na hAille, Indreabhán, Co. na Gaillimhe Galway
Waterford, Wexford and Kilkenny European Capital of Culture 2020
Waterford, Wexford and Kilkenny children to help win European Capital of Culture 2020
Children and teenagers in Waterford, Wexford and Kilkenny are invited to take part in the Three Sisters schools’ competition as part of the region’s bid to win the European Capital of Culture 2020. Primary and secondary school students are being asked to ‘Re-Imagine the Region’ through drawing and creative writing. The winning visions for the region’s future will be included in the final submission to the European Capital of Culture jury. There are a number of different categories in the primary and secondary competitions. Find out more on the website link below.
Closing date: 29/04/2016 www.threesisters2020.ie
e: info@threesisters2020.ie
Phone: 051 897230
Kilkenny County Council, Area Office, Ferrybank Shopping Centre, Ferrybank,
Leargas
Leargas
European Day of Languages 2016 “Climate Change in…” Mark the European Day of Languages by reporting on climate change through a modern foreign language or Irish, and win an environmental field trip up to a value of €2,300.
Start: 10/03/2016 Closing date: 28/10/2016 www.leargas.ie
e: languages@leargas.ie
Phone: 018871263
King's Inns House, Parnell Street Dublin