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9-2-14 Budding Artists showcase their work at the All Ireland Credit Union Art Competition 29th year of annual event sees over 30,000 entries . Aspiring artists from all over Ireland gathered today for the annual Irish League of CAntrim Credit Unionredit Unions (ILCU) All Ireland Art Competition Awards & Exhibition. Braving the wind and rain, friends and family of the winning artists joined Marty Whelan in a special prize giving at Croke Park in Dublin; some travelling from as far away as Kerry and Donegal for the event. Now in its 29th year, the Art Competition continues to be one of the most successful annual events undertaken by the credit union movement. The competition this year attracted a huge 30,000 entries through 300 credit unions nationwide. The competition caters for all ages, with categories ranging from under 7 to 18 years and over. There are two categories, General and Special, with five age groups in each. The Special category invites artists with a physical or intellectual disability to submit entries in free expression, without the restrictions of the competitions official theme if they so wish