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Autumn Writing Competition - Results...

And the winners are...
Autumn Writing Competition - Results...

To commemorate our goal of ‘A Personal and Active Faith’, we held a creative writing competition.

We received a very high number of entries. In total, 113 entries were received, all of which achieved an exceptionally high standard. It was very difficult for the library writing committee, Grainne Dignam, Joan Foley, Sr Joan Hutchinson, Martina Kent, Louisa Murphy,Iníon Ní Dhufaidh, Donal O’Riordan, Katie Ryan & Majella Stafford to decide on the winners. Here are the results.

And the winners are…

Junior Cycle

1Y -1st x 1, 2nd x 2 & 7 HC Places

Final Places

1stPlace: Chloe Dermody 1D

Joint 2nd Place: Isabelle O’Reilly 1C

Joint 2nd Place: Isabelle Scott 1C

Highly Commended: Liza Ugrimova 1C, Zoe Keaveny 1E, Lucy Moran 1A, Victoria Von Offenberg Sweeny 1C, Molly MacKay 1C, Elsa Chen 1C & Emma Forde 1B

2Y -1st, 2nd & 3 HC Places

Final Places

1st Place: Elina Comerford 2A

2nd Place: Maisie O’Rourke 2C

Highly Commended: Elaine McSwiney 2C, Adona Deju Zewdie 2C & Alesha Carr 2A

3Y -1st, 2nd & 3 HC Places

Final Places

1st Place: Grainne Hunt 3C

2nd Place: Kate Connolly 3B

Highly Commended: Ellen Brosnan 3B, Olivia Zhu 3B & Emily Butler 3B

Senior Cycle

1st, 2nd & 2 HC Places

Final Places

1st Place: Leah Passmore 6D

2nd Place: Kirsten Daly 5B

Highly Commended: Nina Mannion 5A & Emer Clifford 4C

Many thanks to Stephen Kelly, Professor of Modern Irish History at Liverpool Hope University, who spoke to our senior History and Politics students about the Northern Ireland conflict between 1969 and 1982. It was a very interesting, informative talk
Many thanks to Nicola Pierce who spoke to 2Ys about her historical fiction. Her latest book ‘In Between Worlds’ tells the story of teenage girls travelling to Australia to escape the awful consequences of the Famine. Nicola brings the past alive...
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Many thanks to Méabh Collins who spoke to 1Ys about her debut novel ‘Freya Harte is not a puzzle’ which has been shortlisted for the Great Reads Award. This is a fantastic story about family and friendship that celebrates difference. A must read…
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