DEBATING & PUBLIC SPEAKING

We are the premier school in the country in debating, having won 3 All-Ireland Concern Debating titles, Public Speaking All-Ireland titles, Soroptimist titles, Gael Linn national titles, NUIG Debating titles and various other Debating and Public Speaking titles. All first year students have an opportunity to participate in Debating and Public Speaking and represent the school in English, Irish, French, German and Spanish. To enrich their educational experience, students are encouraged to engage in pursuits that stretch the mind.

Amazing Facts

✦  Soroptimist All – Ireland Finalist for five years running

✦  NUIG Debating Champions 2017

✦  3 times Concern All-Ireland Champions

✦  Mental Health Public Speaking All Ireland Winners

✦  Gael Linn All Ireland finalists on 7 occasions

✦  Concern Debating All-Ireland Semi-Finalists 2016

✦  Gael Linn All Ireland Champions, Senior Competition 2017

✦  Gael Linn All Ireland Champions, Junior Competition 2018

New entrants for Leinster Schools Debating, Team Ireland Debating & Oxford Schools’ Debating