Féile na Tuaithe Traditional Clothing Competition

Visit Féile na Tuaithe wearing traditional clothing, visit our model cottage and take your best photo, and then enter our traditional dress competition.

Share your photos with us in the week after Féile na Tuaithe, and you could win a gift certificate for the shop at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life.

Traditional Dress Competition

Prizes will be awarded for:

a. Best dressed family (photo with both children and adults)

b. Best dressed children

i. Under 12

ii. Under 8

iii. Under 6

To enter, please send your photo to feilephotocomp@museum.ie by 12pm (noon) on Friday 6th June with “traditional dress competition” in the subject line. Please include your name, address, contact information, and which category you are entering. Please note that photos entered in this competition may be shared on Facebook, Twitter, on our website or in promotional materials.

As with everything there are a few rules to follow

1. Entries must be emailed; print entries cannot be accepted. If you don’t use email, ask a friend or family member to help!

2. Black-and-white or colour shots accepted.

3. A maximum of three photos per person may be entered.

4. Entries can only be accepted up to 12 noon, Friday 6 June.

5. Images which have been significantly digitally manipulated will not be accepted.

6. Professional photographers are not entitled to enter.

7. Staff of the National Museum of Ireland, their family members, contractors or associates of the Museum are not eligible to enter.

8. The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Canvassing will disqualify.

9. All rights relating to the photos submitted are assigned to the Museum to reproduce and publish the images in print, social media and on our website.

10. Model releases must be submitted for photos with people in them. (Releases can be requested from the museum).

11. Winners will be notified during the week of 9th June.

Technical Requirements

Email entries to: feilephotocomp@museum.ie, using ‘traditional dress competition' in the subject line of the email.

Include your name, address, category you are entering & contact details with your entry.

Photos must be formatted to print 6”x 8”.

Photos must not be larger than 3MB per photo.

Visit the main Féile na Tuaithe page for more information about the event.

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