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Winners of UCC School of Law Schools Essay Competition Announced

2 Feb

The UCC School of Law annual Schools Essay Competition has once again been a huge success!

A record number of entries were received with entrants from almost every county in Ireland represented.

The six competition winners attend schools in Longford, Galway, Clare, Limerick, and Dublin and were presented with a certificate and cheque at the prize-giving ceremony on campus on Thursday 1st February.

The overall winner of the competition was Vivian Forde, whose enlightening essay detailing the consequences of Brexit on Ireland won praise from each of our judges.

 

Seán Windsor

Castleknock College

Co. Dublin

"The gender gap and Irish business.”

Vivian Forde

Calasanctius College

Co. Galway

“Brexit will have both positive and negative consequences for Ireland”.

Maryam Rahman

Colaiste Muire

Co. Clare

"Whistleblowers perform a public service and the law needs to protect them".

Sinead McWeeney

Mean Scoil Mhuire

Co. Longford

“Future generations will apologise for direct provision in the same was that we now apologise for Magdalene Laundries”.

Leon Carroll

St. Caimin's Community School

Co. Clare

“The Geneva Convention and the laws of war are irrelevant for soldiers when fighting terrorist groups such as ISIS.”

William Reynolds

Colaiste Ide agus Josef

Co. Limerick

“The Citizen’s Assembly shows democratic participation in action”.

Once again the judges found the essays to be of exceptional standard.


Further information is available from Anne Wallace, Student Recruitment & Liaison Officer with the College of Business and Law, tel: 021-4205102 or email: a.wallace@ucc.ie.  Details of the prize giving ceremony can be found at the following link www.ucc.ie/en/lawsite.

William Reynolds being presented with a certificate by Professor Ursula Kilkelly

Leon Carroll being presented with a certificate by Professor Ursula Kilkelly

 

Sinead McWeeney being presented with a certificate by Professor Ursula Kilkelly

Maryam Rahman being presented with a certificate by Professor Ursula Kilkelly

Vivian Forde being presented with a certificate by Professor Ursula Kilkelly

 Denis Creedon accepting a certificate from Professor Ursula Kilkelly

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