Eimear honoured for article on magazine culture

Published 07/03/2013 | 05:26

St Mary's Secondary School student, Eimear O’Shea who was presented with the Press Pass Features Writing Award by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny this week. Photo: St Mary's, Macroom.
St Mary's Secondary School student, Eimear O’Shea who was presented with the Press Pass Features Writing Award by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny this week. Photo: St Mary's, Macroom.

CONGRATS to St Mary's Secondary School Transition Year student, Eimear O'Shea (right) who was presented with the Press Pass Features Writing Award by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny this week. Eimear travelled to the Convention Centre in Dublin to collect the award for her feature article 'Magazines: A Culture of Self-Hate'.

The Press Pass competition was run by the National Newspapers of Ireland and the judging panel was presided over by Press Ombudsman Prof. John Horgan.

Eimear's article is already online and will appear in the printed media in the near future. Well done, Eimear and her English teacher Ms. Murnane!

Judo tops the medal board again

FOLLOWING the recent success of Muskerry Judo Club at the national championships, the club has topped the medal board once again at the Waterford Open held in the Kingfisher Sports Club in Waterford.

Once again parents and coaches headed to Waterford in convoy, bringing 20 players with them from the club and returning with twenty medals, nine gold's three silver and eight bronze medals, everyone one put in a fantastic effort on the day.

Cooking up a treat

CONGRATULATIONS to St Mary's Secondary School Transition Year student, Mary O'Riordan, who is through to the final of the Apprentice Chef competition.

Her dish 'Macroom Chicken stuffed with Toonsbridge Mozzarella and Pesto, served with locally-grown Roasted Vegetables' has reached the Apprentice Chef Final which will take place in the Culinary Arts Department at IT Tralee on Saturday, March 9.

We wish Mary the very best of luck in the Final.

West Muskerry Art Exhibit

AN art exhibition by Bernice Corcoran is currently on display in Macroom Library. Ink drawings and pigment paintings are being displayed as part of a project based on the townlands of West Muskerry and will be displayed until Easter Week.

Corkman

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