Success in Matheson Junior Debating National Mace
After months of preliminary rounds in the two largest junior debating competitions in the country, the results of who had qualified for the final rounds of both were published at the end of January. In the Matheson Junior Debating National Mace, after 5 preliminary rounds with over 350 participants, the top 80 were announced and invited to attend the Leinster Final in Coláiste Bríde. Of those 80, a fantastic 6 came from the Coláiste; Medb Brereton Hurley, Daniel Molloy, Eoghan Boland, Aoife Walker, Colm Brown and Saoirse O’Donnell. In the UCD run, Junior Schools’ Debating Competition there was fantastic news as the quarter final line-up includes all 5 Coláiste teams, make the school the most represented school in the knock out rounds. Huge congratulations to all, especially first years Harry Wilders and Aoife Cronin who have qualified for a tough quarter final at the start of February.