Kids get painting for Barretstown
THE CHILDREN taking part in an art competition at St. Patrick’s National School had all completed their masterpieces by last Friday and the work will be on display later this week as part of the St. Patrick’s Autumn Fair which is on Saturday from 11 a.m.
The competition was run in aid of the Barretstown Camp, where children with serious illnesses get to go on a programme of adventure, activities and fun with the backing of the medical world.
Barretstown was founded by Hollywood actor the late Paul Newman in 1994.
A portion of the money raised will also go to the parish itself.
The theme given to the children was ‘Serious Fun’ which is also the Barretstown motto. This was the first time the parish ran such a competition, under the direction of parent Terry Brock.
The winners will be announced around lunch time on Saturday, with prizes donated by the Premier Art and Craft store in Greystones.
Hannah Douglas, Seana Glover, Oscar Nunan and Cian Hall with their paintings.