FinalistsCongratulations to our ten finalists who took to the podium for the 31st First Year Public Speaking Final on Monday May 21st.

All of the girls spoke with confidence & composure, highlighting the skills they had developed during Public Speaking classes throughout the year.  Our adjudicators; Mr Eamon Higgins, Mrs Ethel Lydon & Mrs Mary Browne commended each of the speakers & their lengthy deliberations highlighted just how close the contest was.Judges

Congratulations to Ciara Fallon who was named the 2019 winner & recipient of the Nicola Ward Perpetual Trophy with her speech “Is Money the Root of All Evil”. Ilaria Manenti came 2nd with “It’s Tough Being a Teenager” and Jessica Collins came 3rd with her speech “Proud to be Irish”.

 

Well done to all and thank yPublic Speaking Winnersou to the adjudicators and proud parents and guardians who joined us for the event.