Weekly meeting – Apr 16, 2015 – Transition Year Competition in the Newpark Hotel
Event  Location: Newpark Hotel, Castlecomer Road, Kilkenny. 7:30pm

Reminder: Instead of the usual weekly meeting, this week the Schools Transition Year Competition is being held in the Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny.

Members are asked to please support this worthwhile event. Last year it was an extremely entertaining evening and this year it promises to be equally good. The highlights are as follows:

  • In addition to the sponsorship by Nikon and Whites Pharmacy, the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) and Trophy World based in Tralee are now on board sponsoring a wonderful additional first prize for the overall winner and their teacher of, ‘one year’s annual membership and a one day outing on their research vessel the Celtic Mist’.
  • Deirdre Slevin representing the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group will giving a talk and slideshow on their invaluable conservation work, and will be presenting their prize.
  • Trophy World, Tralee, are sponsoring medals for four students with the best images from each school.
  • Mayor Andrew McGuinness, Tadhg Leonard representing Nikon, and Kieran White, Whites Pharmacy are attending on the night.
  • A raffle will be held on the night and great thanks goes to the sponsors who have given prizes.     Tickets are €2.00 each or three for €5.00

The five overall winning images will be exhibited in the window of The Book Centre, High Street, Kilkenny for one week.


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