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Laois artists urged to get involved as search for 2020 Texaco Children’s Art Competition gets under way

It’s that time of year again!

Get your paint brushes and colouring pencils ready because the search is on to find the 2020 Texaco Children’s Art Competition winner!

Laois has had a good track record in the competition in recent years.

Last year two students from Co. Laois won prizes, while in 2018, four Laois students won top prizes and in 2017, Laois minor footballer, Lucy Deegan picked up a top honour.

in the event which is now in its 66th year and widely acknowledged as the longest running arts sponsorship in Ireland.

The closing date for entries is Friday, 28th February 2020 with judging to take place in March.

Winners will be announced in mid-April, with prize-giving to follow in May.

For more information or to download the application for, go to www.texacochildrensart.com.

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Aedín graduated from University of Limerick with a degree in Journalism and New Media. She is a proud Townie with a passion for all things sports and doesn't like to speak about the 2016 blip in Portlaoise's bid to 10-in-a-row.