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1st place in the GCSE section of the ĎAbairí public speaking competition - View Full Size Image
1st place in the GCSE section of the ĎAbairí public speaking competition
2nd & 3rd place in the A Level section of the ĎAbairí public speaking competition - View Full Size Image
2nd & 3rd place in the A Level section of the ĎAbairí public speaking competition
2nd place in the annual Gael Linn quiz hosted in the White Horse Hotel - View Full Size Image
2nd place in the annual Gael Linn quiz hosted in the White Horse Hotel
13/02/2008 COMPETITION SUCCESS FOR LORETO COLLEGE IRISH STUDENTS

A number of students from Loreto College Coleraine have been very successful in Irish Language competitions during the early part of the 2008 Spring Term.

In the local heat of the annual Abair Linn public speaking competition, Loreto student Aoife McGrath (Y12) took first place in the GCSE section.† Her fellow students, sister and brother Therese Tunney and Patrick Tunney took second and third place respectively, meanwhile, in the A level section.† Aoife McGrath will now go on to represent the area as well as her school in the Northern Ireland final in Belfast.

In addition to this, a sizeable contingent of Year 11 and Year 12 GCSE Irish students represented Loreto College in the annual Gael Linn Quiz, held in the White Horse Hotel,,, Derry.† At this event, a four-man Year 11 team made up of Conall Mullan, Gregory Rafferty, Pearse Mooney and Sean Mullan took second place.

All the students and their teachers, Head of Irish Bťan Ui Mhainain and Irish teacher Miss C McNulty were congratulated on these great achievements by Mr Brian Lenehan, Principal of Loreto College.†