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What will the future be like? Ireland's kids have some ideas...
Over 5,000 Irish kids drew pictures of their idea of what the future will be like. Want to see?

What’s the future going to be like?

Filled with rollercoasters, flying houses and animal hovercrafts – at least, if Ireland’s children have any say in it.

Over 5,000 children from over 200 schools across Ireland entered the Sightsavers Junior Painter Awards this year.

The theme was ‘My Vision of the Future’ – and the 12 regional winners have just been announced.

Check out the pictures below of the winners – and prepare to feel inadequate. These kids have some skills…

What will the future be like? Ireland's kids have some ideas...
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  • Friendly Stingray Hovercraft by Sasha Coverda

  • My Vision of the Future is to be a Teacher by Naomi Senior

  • What the Future of my Hands will Hold by Tadhg O'Sullivan

  • Polar BARE! by Grace Tobin

  • When I'm a Teacher This Will Be Our School Tour by Lisa Barry

  • The Future is in my Hands by Roisin Doherty

  • The present is bleak but the future is bright by Sally Boylan

  • Sweet Showers by Muireann Cusack

  • Sunset by Gemma Geurin

  • The Eye of the Artist - Faye Dempsey

  • Living In My Flying Fantasy House by Carole Greene

  • Freedom to soar high like the birds and to dive deep in the sea by Eimear Traynor