Next year is the 100th anniversary of Hillcourt School, which started in the building you all know as Hillcourt House. We will be celebrating 100 years of education here at the Rathdown campus next year and to mark it the Rathdown Alumni Association is holding an art competition.

Deadline: 1pm Friday 16th November 

To enter, you should draw or paint a picture of Hillcourt House. It can be the whole building, or just one part of it, from any angle you choose.

  • Drawing or painting of Hillcourt House
  • A4 or smaller
  • Any still digital flat medium (i.e. not appliqué, collage or papier-mâché)
  • Name and class on the BACK of your work, or on a separate sheet of paper clipped to your work, or contained in your email
  • Submit your artwork to (school contact) or (alumni@rathdownschool.ie)


  • The winning piece will be printed as a note card, with the artist’s name included.
  • The winner will receive a voucher for 50 euro and ten copies of the printed card, with ten envelopes.


  • A runner-up will receive a 30 euro voucher.


  • Claire Hyland, painter and architect
  • Lynn Kennedy, painter, illustrator and designer