A big congratulations to all the teams who participated in the first rounds of the debates. These events are nerve-wracking for the students and it is amazing to see how well they do when dealing with controversial topics in a foreign language under pressure.
A huge thank you also to all of the teachers supporting their own teams and doing the judging, and particularly the people who came to judge without having a team debating – it is hugely appreciated!
So, without any further ado, here are the teams who have made it through to the quarter-finals. The date and motion are yet to be decided.
Mt. Anville v Templeogue
Dominicans v Castleknock College
Mac Dara’s v St. Wolstan’s
King’s Hospital v Loreto Beaufort
Best of luck to all!