See:NUI Galway events (2013)!

'Our Fascinating Flora' photo competition and exhibition:
There were over 340 entries, from across Ireland, to the ‘Our Fascinating Flora’ photography competition. Thank you to the judges for making difficult decisions! The photographs were truly fascinating. The winning and highly commended entries were displayed in the Orbsen Foyer for one week following Fascination of Plants Day and are as follows:

Winning photographs:
1. Andrew Davison (age 10): ‘Palm in the park in Rome’

2. Fiona Voisin (age 10): ‘The wind from below’

3. Ole Aurich (age 16): ‘Mushroom army’

4. Lara Gillespie (age 12): ‘Seaweed’

Winning photographs 18+:
5. Marie Coyne: ‘Inishbofin daisy’

6. Steve Waldren: ‘Pritchardia munroi

Highly commended photographs 18+:

7. Peter Dockery: ‘Pomegranate’

8. Gerry Morgan: ‘Tomatillo husk’

9. Simon McCabe: ‘Grass’

 10. Joe Fenwick: ‘Maiden’s hair fern, Cahervoley Plantation bawn’

All entries were displayed in collage posters:

Winner Marie Coyne who runs the Hertiage museum on Inishbofin ( came all the way to NUI Galway to see the exhibition!

Thank you to everyone that submitted photos, helped judging, and to our sponsors!

Children's art workshop: Gordon D'Arcy

Gordon D’Arcy ( ran an art workshop for 35 children and their parents on May 18th. Everyone who took part loved it and the children were star artists! Thank you Gordon!


No comments:

Post a Comment