« BackCastleisland and Ballybunion schools reach important stage of couture competition

Two Kerry schools have qualified for the southern region of JunK Kouture, a competition which challenges students to create a wearable couture design.

The designs must be made from reworked trash or other used materials that are beyond their intended purpose.

Castleisland Community College have made it to the semi-finals of the Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture competition with their entry ‘Wild Atlantic Woman.’

Junkature BallybunionThe other school that have reached this stage is St Joseph’s Secondary School, Ballybunion. Students Sinead Hanrahan are representing St Joseph’s in the southern final.

The chosen model has 90 seconds to impress the judging panel on the catwalk and a public vote also counts towards reaching the next round of competition.