Mayo will be well represented at the national finals of the Primary Schools Credit Union Quiz in the RDS Dublin on April 7th following an exciting and closely contested regional finals in Hotel Ballina. Achill’s Thoin Ré Graoth National School were the overall Under 13 winners and qualify for the national finals in the RDS.
And St John’s NS, Breaffy, scooped the Under 11 first prize and now qualify for the national finals in Dublin. Also representing Mayo will be runners-up, Kiltimagh’s St Aidan’s NS., Under 13 Quiz team, and Achill Sound NS quiz team members.
Pictured above are Achill’s Thoin Ré Graoth National School overall Under 13 winners of the regional Credit Union’s National School’s Quiz competition and qualify for the national finals in the RDS Dublin on 7th April. Team captain Ruairí Cuanaigh accepted the trophy from Quizmaster Jimmy Murphy at the regional finals in Hotel Ballina. Members of the team seated with their teacher, Mary McNamara are from left, Greagóir Ó Corracháin, Colmán Mac Raighnaíll, and Gráinne Ní Ghiontaigh. Also included are standing from left, Maura Murphy Quiz co-ordinator and Credit Union Chapter PRO., Michael Gormley Chapter Treasurer, Nora English Achill Credit Union, Theresa Convey and Mary Patten. Pictures Henry Wills