Archive for August, 2009

  • 1st prize winner, adult, Ger Byrne


  • 2nd prize winner, adult, Mairead Quinn


  • 3rd prize winner, adult, Sean Olohan

Sean Olohan

  • 1st prize winner, secondary school age, Cathal Coughlan

surprising graffitti by cathal coughlan winner of secondary category

  • 2nd prize winner,  secondary school age, Izzy Gough


  • 1st prize winner, primary school age, Kevin Smith


  • 2nd prize winner, primary school age, Megan Larkin





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Dont forget 12 noon on Saturday 29th August, all shoulders to the wheel for another beach clean meeting at South beach car park

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Wicklow County Council will be host to an exhibition of photographs which will be on display in County Buildings for the month of September. The event is organised by the Heritage Officer Deirdre Burns and the Arklow Coastcare Group and the Brittas Bay Coastcare Group. The exhibition is the result of a photo contest which was opened by the distinguished environmentalist, author and coastal photographer Richard Nairns. There were a number of winning entries which were judged by contest sponsors  Wicklow News and the papers photographer Mick Kelly.

Richard Nairns Addresses meeting
Richard Nairns Addresses meeting
Deirdre Burns (left) and Corey Bateman observe proceedings
Deirdre Burns (left) and Corey Bateman observe proceedings


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Congratulations Kevin!

Well done Kevin on winning first prize in the primary category of the joint Arklow Brittas Bay Costcare Coastcare Photographic contest. Kevins success is all the more sensational in the light of the huge amount of entries submitted.

The photograph entitled “Brittas Bay Rocks” depicts a lighthouse viewed from the unusual perspective of a hill overlooking the light house surrounded by rocks077

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A Christy Moore Tribute was held in Ballinnacarrig Inn, Brittas Bay last night in aid of the Star of the Sea Building Fund. A worthy cause which we hope was well supported.

Well done to Brian Higgins and Gina Byrne and all who put this together

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3rd August closing date for entries for photo contest. Photos of children particularly welcome

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