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October and November: Library Exhibition on the Arthur Kingsley Porter Story. Organised by Co. Donegal Library, in conjunction with the Arthur Kingsley Porter Project. The exhibition will be held in the following libraries:

Central, Letterkenny
Carndonagh Community Library
Buncrana Community Library
Bundoran Community Library
Milford Community Library
Leabharlann Phobail na Rosann
Leabharlann Phobail Ghaoth Dobhair

Falcarragh Library

October: Co. Donegal Library, in conjunction with the Arthur Kingsley Porter Project, have also organised an Art Competition for young artists. The competition is open to the following age groups:
Age 5-7
Age 8-11
Age 12- 14

Art Competition topic: After reading the displayed information in the exhibition on Arthur Kingsley Porter, Imagine and Draw the fisherman’s hut and surrounding area where he stayed on Inishbofin Island.

Competition entry forms are available from any of the libraries above. All entries should be returned to the libraries on or before Friday 19th October.

Winners – Prizewinners will be informed in November 2012 and prizes will be presented at the book launch of ‘Glenveagh Mystery’ to be held on November 17th in Glenveagh Castle at 2.00pm.

Judging – The winning entries will be those which, in the judges’ opinion, best represent the subject of the competition.

Prizes – One winner in each age category will receive a book token, a range of art materials and their artwork will be displayed on the Arthur Kingsley Porter website ( Also, each winner, along with his or her parents, will be invited to the official book launch on 17th November.
Winners’ names and ages (but no other identifying data) will be announced on the Donegal Library website and may be used in advertising and promotion for future similar events, and in reports on the competition/event.
Children will require parental/guardian’s permission for Donegal County Council Library Service to use a child’s/children’s images for exhibition, documentation, research and publicity purposes, including library and Donegal County Council approved websites.