Congratulations to all the 2016 Competition Winners!

Posted on 5th April, 2016

Congratulations to the winners of the competitions held during the 2016 John O’Brien Festival
Open Writing Competition
Poetry Section

Tony Hammill – Blood and Love: The Irish Saga

Short Story Section

Margot Ogilvie – The Legend of Paddy O’Malley

John O’Brien Poetry Recital Competition
Winner – Heather Searles with The Road to Danahey’s

Bush Poetry Competition
Serious section
Winner – Sue Pearce
Runner-up – Ted Webber

Humorous section
Winner – Rhonda Tallnash
Runner-up – Heather Searles

Jim Angel Award
Sue Pearce with Love You Daddy

Busking Competition
Winner – Jessie McDermott.
Junior winner – Mahni Ireland.

Colouring-in Competition
Kinder – Briley Clancy
Year 1 – Sophie O’Connor
Year 2 – Amy Hall
Year 3 – Oliver Hutchins
Year 4 – Talia Mathieson
Year 5 – Samantha Dwyer
Open section – Elizabeth Campbell

Rotary Art Show
Winners for each section were announced at the opening night, Thursday 17 March. Winning artworks are marked and on display in the exhibition.