Credit Union 2017 Art Competition Launched

Calling all budding local artists, you are invited to submit entries for this year’s Credit Union National Art Competition.

The theme for this year’s competition is: Set your imagination Free – which is sure to inspire artists of all ages.

Now in its 34th year, the competition attracts up to 30,000 entries through 250 credit unions nationwide and caters for all ages, with categories ranging from under seven to adults.

Special Category

There is also a special category for those with physical or intellectual disabilities.

The closing date is October 27th, so get working on those masterpieces. Entry form and competition rules are available on Once completed, please drop your artwork to our offices in Tralee, Castleisland or Killorglin.

Winner, runners-up and merit awards winners at local level go on to represent the credit union at regional level and if successful, at national level. Local winners will receive their prizes at a local prize giving ceremony.

Two Local Winners

“We are extremely proud to have two national winners locally in 2016,” said Siobhan Donnelly, Marketing and Development, Tralee Credit Union.

“Katie Collins from Brookfield College won first place in the 18 and over category and Eileen Novac from Mercy Mounthawk won first place in the 11-14 age category. So the expectations are high!!

“We love working with young people through our Ellie Saving Makes Cents Saving Club; the Credit Union School Quiz and the Art Competition. Tralee Credit Union’s goal is to create a positive impact on the financial literacy of future generations in a fun and creative manner,” said Ms. Donnelly.


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