Tralee Schools Urged To Show Racism The Red Card

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The annual Show Racism the Red Card awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday, 2nd May, at 11.45am at Tallaght Stadium, Whitestown Way, Tallaght, Dublin 24.Show Racism the Red Card is a charity that uses sports and the high profile of sportspeople to tackle racism. The organisation holds an annual creative competition, calling on young people to develop creative messages about racism and integration. Photo: Barry Cronin

SHOW Racism the Red Card are calling on all primary and secondary schools, youth organisations, children and young people in Tralee and Kerry to enter their annual ‘Anti-Racism Creative Competition 2018′.

The competition encourages young people to develop creative anti-racism messages using written, visual and audio-visual means. The deadline for entries is Friday, 30th March 2018.

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Show Racism the Red Card is an international anti-racism and education charity. Speaking about the Anti-Racism Creative Competition, Garrett Mullan, Executive Director of Show Racism the Red Card, said: “Racism continues to be a serious issue in Irish society, and it’s an issue that needs to be tackled in our schools, youth organisations and sports clubs from Kerry. By encouraging children and young people to use their creativity to develop anti-racist messages, we hope to instil an understanding of the negative implications of racism that will resonate with young people, helping us to stamp out racism.

“Every year we are blown away by the talent of entrants and the creativity and originality of their work. We hope this year will be the same! We’re encouraging all schools and youth organisations around Ireland to get involved.”

Schools, organisations and individuals can get involved by registering online at The competition is open to entries in the following categories:

• Primary School
• Secondary School
• Youthreach
• Youth services
• Individual

Entries can be submitted in the form of written articles, comment pieces, opinion pieces, reports, poems, sculpture, mural, mosaic, artworks, video, film or animation. For further information on how to get involved, please contact

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