Prizes were awarded at a special ceremony in the University of Limerick on Thursday, 17th May 2018. The winners, along with their families, friends, English teachers, principals, and guidance counselors, were invited to the ceremony. UL Dean of Teaching and Learning, Fiona Farr, was present to greet the students and announce the overall winner of the competition. The overall winner of the National Secondary School Essay-writing Competition received an Android tablet, while the two runners-up each received a €100 One4All voucher. Refreshments were provided on the day.
Fiona Farr with Michael Flynn
(runner-up, Athlone Community College). Fiona Farr with Cara Crudden (runner-up, Calasanctius College).
Fiona Farr with Sarah McHale Fiona Farr, Sarah McHale, and guests.
(overall winner, Colaiste Bhaile Chláir).
Sarah McHale with family. Fiona Farr, Cara Crudden, and family.
Fiona Farr, Cara Crudden, and Enligsh Teacher, Cara Crudden with parents.
Michael Flynn with Fiona Farr and parent. Fiona Farr, Michael Flynn, parent, and
English Teacher, Veronica Tandy.
Top row, left to right: Lawrence Cleary (RWC Co-Director), Anne O’Connor (Peer Tutor), Fiona Farr (Dean of Teaching and Learning), Íde O’Sullivan (RWC Co-Director), Luke Slattery (Administrative Assistant).
Bottom row, left to right: Michael Flynn (Runner-Up), Sarah McHale (Overall Winner), Cara Crudden (Runner-Up).