HSE’s NCCP and Healthy Ireland Launch Get SunSmart! Children’s Art Competition

The HSE’s National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP) in collaboration with Healthy Ireland have launched the Get SunSmart! Children’s Art Competition. The competition is open to all primary school children. Depending on their age category, children are invited to complete the SunSmart colouring sheets or draw their own picture showing how to be SunSmart.

There are three age categories with a prize for the winner in each category. The three age categories are:

  • Junior infants to 1st class,
  • 2nd to 4th class,
  • 5th and 6th class.

The competition is now open and runs until 5pm on 31 May, 2023.

For details of the competition rules as well as instructions on how to enter, see the competition webpage at:

The ISF is a proud member of the Irish Cancer Prevention Network and a member of the Implementation Group for the National Skin Cancer Plan 2023-26.

Skin cancer prevention resources including videos, leaflets, infographics and articles are available at the ISF’s dedicated SunSmart webpage.