FINAL & RESULTS: Spanish Debating Cup and Plate League 2017-2018

Last night brought to a close the annual Spanish debating competition. The finals of the Plate and the Cup were held at the Instituto Cervantes and both debates were absolutely brilliant.

Congratulations to the four teams on reaching the finals. The motion was ‘ La tecnololgía nos aisla’.

First up was the Plate competition. St.Oliver’s Drogheda brought home the Plate and Loreto Beaufort were the runners-up.

St. Olivers won the Plate for 2018


Beaufort runners-up for the Plate 2018
Next up was the Cup Final between Templeogue and The King’s Hospital. The King’s Hospital brought home the Cup. Runners-up were Templeogue College.
The King’s Hospital won the Cup for 2018


Templeogue runners up for the Cup 2018
Huge congratulations to all four teams and their teachers, ¡enhorabuena a todos!
A special thank you must go to the Instituto Cervantes for hosting the final, Castleknock College for hosting all other rounds; Nicola Cronin (ATS Committee) for running the event for us and everyone else who helped, encouraged and got involved throughout the competition: students, teachers, parents and committee members.
Committee Member Martha serving finger food and drinks.


Delicious finger food for those in attendance.