Kilkenny Photographic Society is delighted to announce a new annual photography competition,The Mayor’s Cup, for members of the KPS. The aim of the competition is to promote photography in our communities and to showcase County Kilkenny through the medium of photography.

The Mayor’s Cup will be awarded annually to a KPS member who, in the opinion of the judges, produces a powerful visual storytelling image about anyone, anything, anywhere in County Kilkenny. Show what matters to you! Your interpretation of County Kilkenny through your images! Your image must be taken in County Kilkenny during 2016.

Twelve finalists will be chosen by the judges. The finalists will have their images printed by Kilkenny Photographic Society for display during our annual photographic exhibition during the Arts Festival. The overall winner will be presented with the Mayor’s Cup by the Mayor of Kilkenny. The images of the 12 finalists will be used to produce Kilkenny Photographic Society’s Calendar for 2018.

Entries for the competition is now open on the KPS Picturk platform –

Full details of the competition can be downloaded from our MEMBERS AREA > DOWNLOADS > MAYOR’S CUP

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our current Mayor, Cllr. Patrick O’ Neill for his co-operation is setting up this initiative to promote photography and to club member, Mark Desmond, who has also worked very hard to bring this to fruition.


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