Fiona Keating, should results fall in her favour this weekend, won’t be the first dual player to pocket two county senior championship medals in the one year. What’s unique about this 17-year-old is that she’s bidding to achieve double glory in the space of 25 hours.
Participation numbers continue to drop, but the Munster Branch of the GUI celebrated another good year in 2015, with Gary Hurley, John Murphy, and clubs Tramore and Dooks presented with awards during the annual delegates’ meeting at the Hibernian Hotel, Mallow, last week.
Having whittled down the entries for the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition from 2,077 to 550 last October, the judges will crown an overall winner this evening — which won’t be easy because the standard is up across the board, writes .
CABINETS jammed with trophies and plaques greet visitors to the school, displaying the talents of the pupils. Just like in any other school across the country, the shelves feature bronze statues of golfers, ribboned medals for basketball, and honours for GAA. There are also Young Enterprise awards and even a framed picture of a student receiving his Meitheal prize from then-President Mary McAleese.