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Photo Contest Seeks Images of Favourite Waterways

11th February 2024
Aasleagh Falls in Co Mayo
Aasleagh Falls in Co Mayo Credit: LAWPRO

“My favourite waterbody” is the title of a nationwide photo competition initiated by the Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO).

“Ireland is bountiful with iconic waterways and scenic landscapes, and we know how important these waters and wetlands are to people,”LAWPRO director of services Anthony Coleman has said.

LAWPRO is a national shared service working on behalf of Ireland’s 31 local authorities and aims to co-ordinate efforts to achieve good water quality across the State.

The competition is open to anyone across Ireland, and entrants under 18 years of age must be submitted by a parent/guardian.

The top photos will be featured in LAWPRO’s 2025 calendar, and winners will receive a calendar along with their prize.

It says the overall winner will receive a €500 voucher for Powerscourt Hotel Resort and Spa in Co Wicklow, along with an A3 framed print of the winning photo.

There will also be regional prizes of framed prints.

LAWPRO was established to fulfil requirements under the European Union Water Framework Directive and is funded by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage.

It coordinates the efforts of local authorities and other public bodies in the implementation of the River Basin Management Plan.

LAWPRO says that if a photo taken for entry includes anyone aged under 16 years of age, only a parent/guardian may submit the content.

The closing date for entries to “My favourite waterbody” is 5 pm on Friday March 15th.

Entries should be sent by email to [email protected] as an attachment, along with name, age, address and the location of the submitted photo.

For full competition rules and T&Cs please see here

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