“My Favourite Waterbody” – National Photography Competition

“My favourite waterbody” photo competition launched in celebration of wetlands

by Rose Barrett
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Fishing boats tied up at the Lakes of Killarney National Park

Are you a regular walker along Dublin’s wetlands? Along the Royal or Grand Canal? By the River Liffey, or just walking through the green fields along streams across rural Dublin?

This week, Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO) has launched a photo competition in Dublin and nationwide; “My Favourite Waterbody”. LAWPRO is a national shared service working on behalf of the 31 local authorities in Ireland coordinating efforts to achieve good water quality across the country.

Speaking at the competition launch, Anthony Coleman, Director of Services at LAWPRO said: “I am delighted to launch this nationwide competition to find out people’s favourite waterbodies. 

“Ireland is bountiful with iconic waterways and scenic landscapes, and we know how important these waters and wetlands are to people. We want you to take part by submitting a photo of your favourite waterbody in Dublin to be in with a chance of winning a prize”.

“The competition is open to anyone across Ireland, entrants under 18 years of age must be submitted by a parent/ guardian. If your photo includes anyone aged under 16 years of age, only a parent/guardian may submit the content.

The overall winner will receive a €500 voucher for Powerscourt Hotel Resort and Spa in Co Wicklow along with an A3 framed print of your winning photo and there will also be regional prizes of framed prints.

The top photos will be featured in LAWPRO’s 2025 calendar and winners will receive a calendar along with their prize.

The closing date for entries to “My favourite waterbody” is 5pm on Friday, Friday March 15, 2024.

To enter the competition please email a photo to [email protected] as an attachment along with your name, age, address and the location of your submitted photo.

For full competition rules and T&Cs visit: Press Release: Local Authority Waters Programme Launches National Photography Competition – Local Authority Water Programme (lawaters.ie)

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