Shania Mc Donagh from Claremorris, Co Mayo, with her winning portrait in the Texaco Children’s Art Competition at the Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin,  this week. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

She was hailed as one of the most talented artists of her generation this week and when you see her work, you understand why. Shania McDonagh ((...)

Texaco art winner Shania Mc Donagh left from Claremorris, Co Mayo with her winning portrait at the  Hugh Lane Gallery . Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times 1:01

Shania McDonagh (16) became one of the most successful artists in the 60-year history of the Texaco Children’s Art Competition when she was cho(...)