Fifty-five children draw on their creativity and win the big prize

FIFTY-FIVE children won the Social Inclusion Competition, “Count Me In,” out of the over 600 entries  received.

For the competition, the children were asked to draw a picture or write a short story or poem about something they would like to do with their family or friends.

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This activity gave the children an opportunity to develop their learning experiences by showing their creativity through language and art.

The prizes were presented to the young children on Tuesday, November 21 by Mayor Paul Gogarty at the Council Chambers.

The Social Inclusion Week hosted a variety of events, such as Literacy Awareness Training, Floristry Workshop, Intercultural Self-Care Day for Women, Celebrating Diversity, Nepalese Food Tasting, Toddler Time, Social Inclusion evening for young people, Craft workshops, Celebration of Social Inclusion through the Performing Arts in the Civic Theatre, Dance Workshops, Traditional Irish Dancing, a Tea Dance for older people in the Red Cow Inn and much more.

All events were booked out and well attended.

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