Junior Debating – Cambridge All-Ireland Qualifiers, Jan 2022
Saturday, 8th January 2022
Two teams participated in the Cambridge All-Ireland Qualifiers on January 8th, 2022:
Blackrock A Team:
Ben Kieran Glennon
Blackrock B Team:
(both 6th Year)
There were four rounds as the boys debated the following motions:
Round 1: THW make voting compulsory.
Round 2: THR the emphasis placed on personality in politics.
Round 3: THW base teacher pay on student performance.
Round 4: THW give parents an additional vote for each of their children.
Although, in a most competitive environment our A team finished 9th and our B team 16th out of 30 teams.
- Ben Kieran Glennon came 4th
- Michael White came 14th
- James Carroll came 28th out of 56 Speakers
- Matthew O’Donnell 32nd out of 56 Speakers
We congratulate the boys on their performance. We are certain they enjoyed the experience. Thanks to Mr Orrock and Ms Ni Shíocháin for their organisation of the boys.