Thanks to everyone who took part and entered our very first competition. The challenge was to: Summarize your favourite century of Irish history in 115 characters or less.
We would also like to thank everyone who re-tweeted and shared the competition details on Facebook. An enormous thanks also to St Patrick’s Cathedral who provided the prize, a tour of St Patrick’s Cathedral and roof time by Andrew Smith, the Cathedral Education Officer. Due to the fantastic response we got we will be running another competition shortly.
While there was no overall winner, we wanted to give a special mention to Joanne McEntee who not only managed to write a history of the nineteenth century in 115 characters but also submitted her entry as a limerick. Here is Joanne’s entry:
Disunion (old Irish curse)
Among opponents & even divorce
Meant Union remained
& separatism = discourse!
The other five winners in no particular order are: Read more