Your Heritage in LEGO® brick- Competition

Your Heritage in LEGO® brick- Competition

Competition for LEGO® brick enthusiasts aged 4-12 years.

Competition for LEGO® brick enthusiasts aged 4-12 years.

In the summer of 2020, The Heritage Council called on children across the country to recreate their favourite example of Irish built, natural or cultural heritage using LEGO® bricks.

Closing date and judging

This competition closed for entries on August 30th, 2020.

LEGO® brick artist, Jessica Farrell helped us to choose the winners.

The Winners

Ages 4-to-7 years:

  • Built heritage: ‘West Light Rathlin’, by Oscar Ryan from Antrim;
  • Cultural heritage: ‘The Táin’, by Grace Hawkins from Down;
  • Natural heritage: ‘Borage’, by Laura Williams from Wicklow.

Ages 8-to-12 years:

  • Built heritage: ‘Guinness Gates’, by Dylan Malone from Kilkenny;
  • Cultural heritage: ‘Bust of James Joyce’ by Danny O’Shea from Wicklow;
  • Natural heritage – ‘Peregrine Falcon’ by Daniel Boylan from Dublin


The Prizes

For each category above, 4-7 years category winners received a LEGO® DK Book. 8-12 years category received a LEGO® Kit.

Facebook album of some of the entries

Inspiration- A little help along the way

To provide some inspiration and guidance, LEGO® brick artist, Jessica Farrell provided a sample model every week with step-by-step instructions.

  • Built Heritage: Traditional thatch cottage; High Cross
  • Natural Heritage: Red Fox; Hedgehog; native Irish honeybee with flower.
  • Cultural Heritage: Celtic interlace pattern; Galway Hooker boat.

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