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The Dalkey Book Festival, in conjunction with Zurich Insurance, is delighted to announce the shortlisted authors for the inaugural Dalkey Literary Awards.

The National Gallery of Ireland launches the Zurich Portrait Prize and the Zurich Young Portrait Prize, and calls on artists, children and young people to enter these national art competitions.

Zurich Insurance and Dalkey Book Festival announce the launch of the Dalkey Literary Awards that will showcase the talents of established and emerging writers and reward them with an overall prize fund of €30,000.

The Zurich Portrait Prize and Zurich Young Portrait Prize are showcased at the Crawford Art Gallery and will be on display until 13 April 2020.

Enda Bowe wins this year’s Zurich Portrait Prize with his photograph of a mother and child. Winners of the Zurich Young Portrait Prize were also announced yesterday at the National Gallery of Ireland.

Children ranging in age from three to seventeen have become finalists in the Zurich Young Portrait Prize. The overall category winners will be announced today at the National Gallery Ireland and an exhibit of all the shortlisted artists will run until 12 January 2020. 

The National Gallery of Ireland has announced the shortlists for both the Zurich Portrait Prize and Zurich Young Portrait Prize. 

A final call is being made for children and young people to enter the inaugural Zurich Young Portrait Prize, an inclusive all-Ireland art competition open to children and young people of all abilities aged from 0 to 18.

The 2019 Dalkey Book Festival is well and truly underway, and the weather is unlikely to dampen the spirits of book enthusiasts who will flock to the festival for what promises to be a thrilling literary weekend.
The 2019 Zurich Portrait Prize is inviting artists to enter this portraiture competition to be in with a chance of winning the renowned accolade of portrait artist of the year.  This is the second year of Zurich’s association with the competition.
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