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Primary School Writing Competition

The An Post Primary School Writing Competition overall winner of 2023 is:
Isla Conlon from Scoil San Treasa
Thank you to everyone who participated, we loved all of your inspiring letters and drawings. See you next year! 

At An Post, we are proud to promote literacy through fun reading and writing competitions. This year, our competition focused on a subject important to us all - the future of Ireland!

'A Happier and Healthier Ireland 2030' writing competition aimed to highlight sustainability and how we can all play our part in making positive changes for the future. We asked pupils to write a letter telling us how they will make Ireland a happier and healthier place to live. These resources can be adapted to suit pupils of all levels and age groups, from Junior Infants up to 6th class. 


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2023 Resources 

Competition Prizes

Exciting prizes to be won for the winning pupils, teachers and schools include:
  • 1x Overall winner: The opportunity to have their Happier and Healthier Ireland 2030 featured on an An Post postcard available in post offices around the country, €500 for their school, €250 for themselves and the National An Post Writing Competition Trophy.
  • 5x Gold winners: €250 for their school and €100 for themselves.
  • 5x Silver winners: €200 for their school and €50 for themselves.
  • All teachers who submit entries will be entered into a draw to win one of 2 weekends away worth €300!
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