Our Lady of Fatima pupils win big for works of art

By Amy Lewis

Bridget Leacy (teacher), Angela Rice, Aaron Keane Gray, Michael O'Brien Sheehan and Niamh Power and Brigitte McLoughlin.
Bridget Leacy (teacher), Angela Rice, Aaron Keane Gray, Michael O'Brien Sheehan and Niamh Power and Brigitte McLoughlin.

Three of Wexford's most talented young artists did Our Lady of Fatima National School proud when they were announced as winners of the All-Ireland Credit Union Competition.

Aaron Keane Gray, Michael O'Brien Sheehan and Niamh Power received prizes in the contest, which is one of the biggest art competitions for children and adults alike nationwide. Aaron was a winner in the seven years and under category, while Niamh won in the eight to ten years category. Meanwhile, Michael won a merit award in the 14 to 17 years category.

Angela Rice and Brigitte McLoughlin from Wexford Credit Union paid a visit to the school to congratulate the children on their artistic achievements.

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