Limerick Students Compete for Texaco Children’s Art Competition Awards

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JUDGING of the 25,800 entries received in this year’s Texaco Children’s Art Competition is currently underway with winners to be announced in mid-April.

Pictured is adjudicator Eoin Butler admiring one of the entries received from a pupil at Scoil Ide Naofa, Ballagh entitled ‘Peekaboo’.

In all, over 500 young Limerick artists submitted entries this year. Currently in its 66th year, the Texaco Children’s Art Competition is the longest-running art sponsorship in Ireland.

First held in 1955, it is hosted annually by Valero Energy (Ireland) Limited – the company that markets fuel in Ireland under the Texaco brand.