Debating – Junior Debating Competition UCD – Round 2
Junior Debating Competition UCD
Thursday, 28th October 2022
Round 2 of the Junior Schools Debating Competition, hosted by the UCD Law Society and the UCD Literary and Historical Society, took place in UCD on Thursday October 28th.
Blackrock College had four teams competing in this competition:
Team A: Josh Murphy and Jamie Browne Lynch (3rd Year)
Motion: This House Would Have Ireland Join NATO – 1st Opposition
Team B: Thomas Murray and Daniel Burns (2nd Year)
Motion: This House Would Have Ireland Join NATO – 3rd Proposition
Team C: Brian Carroll and Tom Hayden (3rd Year)
Motion: This House Would Have Ireland Join NATO – 3rd Opposition
Team D: Matthew Leamy and Michael Kennedy (2nd Year)
Motion: This House Believes That Children Under 12 Should Not Own A Smart Device – 1st Proposition
Team B and Team D came first in their room and Team A came second in their room.
We have one more round to compete in in this competition.
Well done to all our debaters and a special thanks to Ms Pierce and Michael White (Class of 2022) for their preparation of the boys for this competition.
The Junior Debaters of Blackrock College are hosting a friendly MACE against Holy Child Killiney on Thursday, 10th November 2022.