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Saturday 21 April 2018

UCD scholarship for Culann from Rush

Patricia Hayden, Principal of St Joseph’s Secondary School with her previous student Culann Noonan, 2017 UCD Ad Astra Academic Scholarship.
Patricia Hayden, Principal of St Joseph’s Secondary School with her previous student Culann Noonan, 2017 UCD Ad Astra Academic Scholarship.

A former pupil of St Joseph's Secondary School, Rush, Culann Noonan, has been awarded an Ad Astra Academy scholarship for academic excellence by University College Dublin.

Culann Noonan (18) from Rush was awarded an Ad Astra Academy scholarship for his outstanding academic achievement at an awards ceremony to celebrate the University's new high calibre students.

Culann is a qualified Gaelic Games referee for juvenile matches and has played hurling and Gaelic football throughout his school years both for his school and club. He was also on the North Dublin Development Hurling Panel at U13 and U14 level.

He has volunteered extensively with So Joseph's Secondary School with SVP to order, assemble and package Christmas hampers for local recipients that involved several weekend mornings fundraising via bag-packing in supermarkets. Culann was one of the inaugural Iveagh Scholars in the Department of Foreign Affairs and is currently studying in his first year of an undergraduate degree in Actuarial & Financial Studies at UCD.

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