Limerick Person of the year, Luke Culhane, launching the Limerick Going for Gold 2017 #loveyourlimerick campaign with ILove Limericks, Richard Lynch. Picture: Alan Place.
Limerick Going for Gold 2017 #LoveyourLimerick photo competition with Luke Culhane
A new category has been added to this year’s Limerick Going for Gold 2017. #loveyourlimerick Photo Competition aims to attract wonderful photographs of communities, places, and towns throughout Limerick city and county.
There will be a junior category for those under 21 who enter this category. A cash prize of €500 will be awarded to the winning photographer who submits best overall #loveyourlimerick 2017, with an additional €500 awarded to his/ her community. Runners-up prizes will also be awarded.
Luke Culhane, Film maker and our current Limerick Person of the Year lends his support to the #loveyourlimerick Photo Competition. The 14-year-old, who campaigned against cyber-bullying with his ‘Create No Hate’ video that reached international acclaim. Luke was also Grand Marshall in this year’s Limerick’s St Patrick’s Day parade. Last week I had the honour of creating a video promo with Luke for the #loveyourlimerick campaign and you can see it now on ILoveLimerick.com and all our social media.
To enter the Limerick Going for Gold #loveyourlimerick Photographic Competition email a high-resolution image (1-10 megabytes) to [email protected], use the hashtag #loveyourlimerick and upload on either Instagram or Twitter. Indicate your age if you are under 21
A cash prize of €500 will be awarded to the winning photographer who submits best overall #loveyourlimerick 2017, with an additional €500 awarded to his/ her community. Runners-up prizes will also be awarded.
More than 140 applications have been received for Limerick Going for Gold 2017.
All of these groups have already received Limerick Going for Gold Environment Improvement Grant funding ranging from €200– €2,000 to assist them with their environmental work and help with the overall aim of Limerick Going for Gold which is to make Limerick a cleaner, brighter, place to work live and visit.
These groups are also in with a chance to win an award in the Limerick Going for Gold Grand Final that will take place in October. Judging of all the Limerick Going for Gold entrants is ongoing and will take place up until mid-September.
Other categories in this year’s Limerick Going for Gold competition include Limerick in Bloom, Residential Areas (including Estates), Challenge Category, Tidy Towns Incentive Category and Best Front Garden Competition, sponsored by the Parkway Shopping Centre. More info on Limerick.ie.
For more on Limerick Going for Gold 2017 click here