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Every year, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council invites all local primary schools to run a recycled Christmas decoration competition. Each school selects their class champion to represent their school. This year Dún Laoghaire Rathdown recieved over 200 decorations! These decorations remind everyone to look for opportunities to to reduce, re-use and recycle. 

Prizes were awarded for the following categories:

  • 1st-3rd Place (Junior Infants -1st Class)
  • Special Merit (Junior Infants -1st Class)
  • 1st-3rd Place (2nd-4th Class)
  • Special Merit (2nd-4th Class)
  • 1st-3rd Place (5th-6th Class)
  • Special Merit (5th-6th Class)

Winners were awarded prizes from St.Brigids Boys NS, St. Joseph's NS, St. Brigids Girls NS, Mount Anville Montessori Junior School, St.Mary's BNS, Our Lady of Mercy Convent School, Harold Boys NS, Loreto Primary, Our Lady of the Wayside, Scoil Mhuire and Our Lady's Grove Primary School.

An Cathaoirleach Cllr.Una Power commented “the creativity and resourcefulness of young people within dlr inspires us all to reduce, re-use and recycle were possible. The Council received a record-breaking volume of entries this year and we were impressed by the high standard of festive ingenuity”.”.

Niamh Moran, Environmental Schools Officer said " I am constantly amazed at the creativity and dedication that goes into every decoration. The decorations submitted were so creative and imaginative and definitely brought the Christmas Spirit to Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown.”