Announcing our first annual LMHA Day at the Milk Market on Sept 4th

LMHA is delighted to announce our next event which is the first annual Limerick Mental Health Day on Sunday September 4th from 3:00pm – 6:00pm in the Milk Market. This event will be a free event open to all with events for all ages. There will be a range of events and activities to bring the community together and promote positive mental health. Some of the things we have lined up:

  1. talk on mental health from some local celebrities 
  2. fancy dress dog show
  3. music competition for local amatuer buskers and musicians
  4. photography competition (in conjunction with St Munchins Camera Club) the theme is limerick city and community
  5. children’s ART competition (theme is what makes me happy)  
  6. And much more!

Event Details

Photography Competition

In conjunction with St Munchins Camera Club
Theme: Limerick City and Community

A photography competition will be on display for the whole event with the judges giving their results between 5:30pm and 6:00pm. Winning photos will be displayed on the windows of Bank of Ireland, O’Connell Street, for Mental Health Week 2022 and will receive a prize on the day

Entries by 31st Aug to LMHA, 3 Sexton St or
Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place

Children’s Art Competition

The art competition is open to primary age school children in the Limerick region. The theme of the competition is “What makes me Happy.”  Children may use paint, crayons, markers etc for their entry. There will be three age categories:

  • 5 to 7 years
  • 8 to 10 years
  • 11 to 13 years

Art work needs to be submitted to LMHA complete with the child’s name and school by 26th of August at the latest. A prize giving ceremony will take place on LMHA Day (04/09/22) during the event.

Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place

Celebrity Interview/Q&A

Upstairs Terrace, Milk Market

LMHA will hold a local celebrity talk on mental health starting at 3:00pm on the day, with guest speakers: Joy Neville, Ciarán Carey and This event is sure to attract a large crowd so please arrive early.

Space is limited, make sure to be there early to ensure your seat!

“Get Your Music Out” Music Competition

In conjunction with CuppaTea TV

LMHA will hold a music competition from 3:30pm – 4:30pm with an invitation for any and all local buskers/musicians to come along and enter. Names are due into LMHA office by 26th of August at the latest. Spaces are limited so please don’t delay with your registration.

Entries by 31st Aug to LMHA, 3 Sexton St or
Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place

Fun Dog Show

There will be a fun dog show starting at 4:30pm. We invite the whole family to attend as we are sure it’s going to be a howl. Names are due into LMHA office by 26th of August at the latest.

Engry Fees: €5 for 1 dog, €7.50 for 2 dogs, €10 for 3 dogs to enter
10 categories with Rosettes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th place

LMHA perpetual trophy for Best Dog in Show sponsored by Mike Prior from Munster Dog Training

Prize Giving

5:45pm – 6:00pm

Prizes for all competitions to be presented.

Make sure to keep an eye on our posters around town and our website and social media for new announcements. Details correct at the time of posting but may be subject to change.

If anyone is interested in entering any of the competitions just email your details to and we will get to you with the details.

This promises to be a great day packed with events and fun competitions for all the family to enjoy and we hope you’ll join us at the Milk Market on the day!

Event Poster (Download as a pdf)

Thank you to all our sponsors

Extra special thanks to CuppaTea TV for their invaluable support!