Junior Debating – Clonkeen College MACE 2023
Clonkeen College MACE
Saturday, 29th September 2023
On Saturday, September 29th, ten Blackrock College debaters took part in the Clonkeen College MACE Debate alongside 50 Teams. This is the first round of the Junior Debating MACE debates.
This House Would make TY compulsory
Round 2: (IR round)
This House Believes that Ireland should end all diplomatic relations with countries that criminalise members of the LGBTQ+ community.
This House Would ban ex-convicts.
This House Would ban smart phones for under 16s.
Congratulations to the following 2nd and 3rd Year students for stepping up and representing Blackrock College and to Ms Pierce for her guidance:
Team A: Matthew Leamy and Calum Burke
Team B: Marc Hooper and Daniel Burns
Team C: Thomas Murray and Tate Tomkin Beddy
Team D: Dan Hayden and Daniel Goss
Team E: Paddy Shanahan and Paddy English
Our next MACE debate is in Loreto on The Green in November and our next Junior Schools Debate is on Wednesday, October 4th.