Youth Photo Competition

The Mind your Melon Youth Photo Competition has now closed. Winners will be announced on Friday 3rd March and a public photo exhibition will take place in May. Please browse the gallery below to view the fantastic photos submitted by young people across Donegal.

Submit Your Photo




  • The competition is free to enter
  • The youth photo competition is open to young people aged 19 or under
  • Entries must be submitted by midnight on 31st December 2022
  • Each Entrant can submit up to three (3) images for free. Judging will be based on the single image and not a series of images.
  • Images must be taken in 2022 and entries must be of a specific location in Donegal that is identified as part of the submission
  • A shortlist will be selected and announced prior to February 2023 and will be contacted via the email address provided on entry
  • Mind your Melon reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify and remove any entry that does not comply with the following requirements, even after the entry is submitted on the Website. You warrant and represent, in respect of each entry submitted by You (“Entry”), as follows:
    • You are the sole owner and author of each Entry
    • You have the right to make Your entry available to the Competition
    • Each Entry does not contain personally identifiable information about You or any other person(s)
    • Each Entry does not contain any infringing, threatening, false, misleading, abusive, harassing, libellous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic or profane content
    • Each Entry does not contain any material that could constitute or encourage conduct which would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law



Asking for help is a sign of strength. Here are some amazing organisations offering support and information for young people.

Text 50808

Text 50808 is a free 24/7 text service, where you connect with a trained Crisis Volunteer. The Crisis Volunteer will introduce themselves, reflect on what you’ve said, and invite you to share at your own pace. You’ll text back and forth, only sharing what you feel comfortable with.
Text DLMH to 50808


Childline is open every day and is for all children and young people up to the age of 18 in Ireland.