Awards & Scholarships

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Awards & Scholarship Programme

The Thomas F. Meagher Foundation’s Awards and Scholarship Programme has been held annually since 2016. This education programme allows students from registered schools to enter the Kerry Group Awards and Scholarship Programme. This allows students the chance to win an Award or the overall top prize of a Scholarship.

HOW TO ENTER

COMPETITION RULES

  1. The competition is open to all students from registered schools who take part in Flag Day 2019. 
  1. Students must enter the competetion as individuals.
  1. Entries must be based on the topic “WHAT IT IS LIKE TO LIVE IN IRELAND IN 2019 AND WHAT DOES THE FLAG'S MESSAGE OF PEACE MEAN TO ME”.

       4. All entries must be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or sent by post to Reverend Michael Cavanagh, The Rectory, Kenmare, County Kerry.

       5. The deadline for entries is Monday April 15th, 2019

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ENTRY FORMAT

Entries can be made in any of the following formats: 

  1. Video (No longer than 2 minutes)
  1. Typed Essay (No londger than 500 Words)
  1. Poem
  1. Picture
  1. Artwork

 

Special Award for events held for Flag Day 2019.

To enter submit one page outlind activities alonside photographs/video where possible.

This outline could include; 

  1. Knowledge demonstrated of the history of the Flag and commitment to the message of the Thomas F. Meagher Foundation of pride in, respect for the Flag and active citizenship including  activities you/your class/your school took part in to celebrate flag day on March 15th, 2019.
  2. Details of the money raised by you/your class/ your school from the sale of the thomas f meagher foundation lapel pins and for what charity or project this money was raised for.

 

 

To see our winners from previous years and pictures from the Awards and Scholarship Lunch held annually in Leinster House, please click on the links below.

  

Winners the 2018 Kerry Group AS

Winners the 2018 Kerry Group Awards and Scholarship Programme

 

2018 Kerry Group Awards & Scholarships Winners

2018 Kerry Group Awards & Scholarships Lunch

2017 Kerry Group Awards & Scholarships Winners

2017 Kerry Group Awards & Scholarships Lunch

2016 Kerry Group Awards & Scholarships Winners

2016 Kerry Group Awards & Scholarships Lunch

 

 

Below are some of the previous entries to the programme and if your school would like to enter please see our Flag Day Page 

 

Leah Walshe

Artwork from Leah Walshe Regina Mundi

 

Favour Isijola

Essay by Favour Isijola, Dundalk

 

 

Sophie Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh

Poem in Irish from Sophie Ní Mhaoldomhnaigh, Gaelcholáiste Daibhis

 

Untitled

 

Lenardo Hakutangwe

 Lenardo Hakutangwe, Mallow

 

Catherine Gaely

Poem by Catherine Gaely, Ballinasloe