28 Nov 2021

Exciting competition for young artists to design a St Patrick’s Day masthead for

Could you design a special St Patrick's Day masthead for our website?

Desig n a masthead competition

Could you design a special St Patrick's Day masthead for our website?

The Leinster Express 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,” Leinster Express editor Pat Somers said.

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 “Leinster Express” 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 Pat Somers, Editor, Leinster Express, 107 Lower Main Street, Portlaoise or emailed to  

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