Could you design a special St Patrick's Day masthead for our website?

Exciting competition for young artists to design a St Patrick’s Day masthead for

Staff Reporter


Staff Reporter


Design a masthead competition

Could you design a special St Patrick's Day masthead for our website?

The Donegal Democrat has launched a very special art competition to mark St Patrick’s Day.  Young artists are being invited to design a new masthead for  on the theme “Celebrating St Patrick”.

The winning design will be displayed throughout St Patrick’s weekend on  where it will be seen by tens of thousands of readers.  The masthead will be one of the key features of the St Patrick’s Day coverage on which will also include our usual fantastic coverage of local parades and events.  

“We are looking for a colourful, exciting design to celebrate St Patrick and all the festivities surrounding our national holiday,” Donegal Democrat editor Michael Daly said.

This is an ideal opportunity for a local young artist to showcase their talents by redesigning the masthead of one of the most iconic brands in the country to mark this very special day in the Irish calendar.  

The winning design must include the words “Donegal Democrat” and the entire entry should be in a rectangular shape. The competition is open to all local artists aged 18 and under and entries must be submitted by Tuesday, March 13 at 5pm.

Entries should be posted to Michael Daly, Editor, Donegal Democrat, Pier One, Quay Street, Donegal Town or emailed to