Chairman of the Irish Aviation Authority Anne Nolan pictured with Lord MNayor Naoise O Muiri and students from the Central Model Senior School on Marlborough Street in Dublin at the Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane today as a unique Irish aviation FlightFest art competition was unveiled for thousands of pupils in primary schools throughout the city.
These students will have the opportunity to participate in the competition as part of the FlightFest event, which is a once-in-a-lifetime international flypast of more than 30 aircraft over the River Liffey on Sunday 15th September 2013.Organised by the Irish Aviation Authority, and supported by Dublin City Council, the art competition is based on the theme ‘Aircraft and The Liffey’. It is open to all students in primary schools throughout the Dublin area and includes four categories, junior infants to sixth class pupils. There is also a separate category for primary schools with special education needs. See www.flightfest.ie