Could you design a St Patrick’s Day masthead for

Young artists invited to enter our exciting art competition

Leader Reporter


Leader Reporter

Longford Leader Design a Masthead Competition

The Longford Leader has launched a competition asking readers to create a masthead for to mark St Patrick's Day

The Longford Leader has launched a very special art competition to mark St Patrick’s Day.  Young artists are being invited to design a new masthead for on the theme “Celebrating St Patrick”.

The winning design will be displayed throughout St Patrick’s weekend on where it will be seen by tens of thousands of readers.  The masthead will be one of the key features of the St Patrick’s Day coverage on which will also include our usual fantastic coverage of local parades and events.  

“We are looking for a colourful, exciting design to celebrate St Patrick and all the festivities surrounding our national holiday,” Longford Leader editor Alan Walsh said.  “We already know that there are some incredible artists in the locality thanks to the huge numbers of entries we have received in the past in our Christmas front page design competitions.”

This is an ideal opportunity for a local young artist to showcase their talents by redesigning the masthead of of one of the most iconic brands in the country to mark this very special day in the Irish calendar.  

The winning design must include the words “Longford Leader” and the entire entry should  be in a rectangular shape.The competition is open to all local artists aged 18 and under and entries must be submitted by Tuesday March 13 at 5pm.

Entries should be posted to Alan.Walsh, Editor, Longford Leader, Leader House, Longford  or emailed to  

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