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Schools Essay Competition

Westmeath County Council, as part of its Decade of Centenaries programme, invites entries to a new essay competition open to all senior cycle students.

The competition is focused on Westmeath during the War of Independence (1919-1921) and/or Civil War (1922-1923).

Contributors are asked to write about any aspect of that period in Westmeath's history.

Contributors may concentrate on a particular person, group, organisation, place or event.

Apart from political and military topics, contributions on cultural, social and sporting topics are welcome.

The deadline for entries is 5 p.m. on Thursday 3 November and the full competition details can be found at http://www.westmeathcoco.ie/decadeofcentenaries

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Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 23/09/2022