Schools Essay Competition

The Labour Centenary Schools Essay Competition

EDIT: January 9th 2013

The Labour Centenary Schools Essay Competition is now closed and the winners have been announced on our blog, you can find the results at this link. Thanks to everyone who took part and well done to the winners.

 

2012 - 2013 is the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Labour Party and of the 1913 Lockout. To celebrate these events The Centenary Committee has launched an Essay Competition around these themes.

The subject of the competition will be based on the causes of these events, their story and their results and implications up to the present day.

The format of each entry will be an essay of not less than 2000 words and can include as many curricular areas as is considered useful including poetry and song.

Competition Prizes

Class Prize:

  • A trip to Brussels for 20 pupils and four teachers/adults to see the workings of the European Parliament.

Individual Prizes:

  • First Prize: €300
  • Second Prize: €200
  • Third Prize: €100

Submission of entries and closing dates

Entries should be submitted to the Centenary Committee, 17 Ely Place, Dublin 2 before 26th October 2012 and the results will be announced before the Christmas Holidays.

 

EDIT: January 9th 2013

The winners of the competition have been announced on our blog, You can find the results at this link.

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