Children's Book Festival

Design a Bookmark Competition 2020


As part of  our ‘Children’s Book Festival’, Longford Libraries ran a very successful ‘Design a Bookmark’ competition. We had almost 450 entries and the standard were extremely high. After much deliberation by our judges, we are delighted to announce our winners –


4-8 age category

1st: Eoghan Sullivan,  Bawn The Pigeons, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Age 8.

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2nd: Leo Holkovic, Longford Town. Age 6.

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3rd: Caoimhe Loughlin, Ballyglass, Ballyleague Lanesboro, Co. Roscommon. Age 4.

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9-13 age category

1st: Sarah McDermott, Moydow, Co. Longford. Age 11.

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2nd: Eleanor O’Reilly, Moyne, Co. Longford. Age 11.

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3rd: Sinead Murray, Lanesboro, Co. Longford. Age 9.

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The first-place design in each age category will be printed professionally and will be available in all our Library Branches. Each of the six children has received a National Book Token.  Congratulations to all our winners and thank you to everyone who entered this competition.