"Young people are not taken seriously in Ireland"
Well done to this week's proposition: Aoife, Emma & Shane who successfully proposed the motion: " Too many young people have unhealthy lifestyles". They defeated Brendan, John and Cliona. The final score was 26 to 21. Well done to all involved.
Well done to Jane, John, Brendan, Shane, Jessica, Emma and Cliona who recently took part in the Poetry Aloud Competition in St. Macartan's in Monaghan. All students gave a stellar performance in their recitation of the works of W. B. Yeats. Congratulations to Emma who successfully progressed to the semi-finals in Dublin. Well done everyone.
'Too many young people today have unhealthy lifestyles'
Well done to Jane and Cliona of the opposition who won today's debate. The girls were arguing against the motion 'Sport brings out the best in people'. Hard luck to Jessica and Jane of the proposition. Both teams displayed an excellent awareness of the DAFOREST technique.
Three members of the group are attending the Connaught/Ulster European Youth Parliament session in Breaffy House Hotel, Castlebar this weekend from Friday 20th until Sunday 22nd. The topics up for debate include obesity problems and development issues.The 3 attending are: Tara Smith, Alannah Rogers and Joe Monahan.
The senior debating team have their first debate on Thursday, 26th November in Carrickmacross - they will be opposing the motion 'The COP 21 Climate Agreement will succeed where others have failed'. Their second debate will be in mid December and will deal with the current refugee crisis. They have two more then in January. The team speaking next week will be Tara Smith, Alannah Rogers, Cathal Dunne and Zoe Smith
" Sport brings out the best in people "