Debate PropositionOur 5th Year English classes joined forces with the school’s Alpha deBata Society to build and develop the writing skills required for English Paper 1.

The society presented the motion “This house believes that the Earth is doomed and we should plan for escape”.

Those speaking for the proposition were Zanib Khan, Patricia Martin Fernandez and Róisín Mulvihill. The team for the opposition was Debate OppositionAmanda Keyes, Ayanda Sengwayo and Brigid Flynn.

Proceedings were ably managed by society members Éabha Crehan and Marianna Doolan, who took on the roles of chair and time-keeper.

The motion was carried after some great exchanges from the speakers, who all received an Easter egg for their hard work.