The great news for Kilmurry National School from Sunday’s Tralee Credit Union / Noreen Lynch annual Schools’ Quiz is that the school’s team has won the right to represent Tralee Credit Union in the regional finals in March.
The Cordal school was among those which qualified to represent Tralee Credit Union at the next stage of Credit Unions Schools Quiz on Sunday, March 4th in Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee.
The Fearless Four
Success came as Tralee Credit Union found the fearless four: Evan Greaney, Áine Walsh, Isabella Brosnan and Thomas Kelliher at the Noreen Lynch Annual Schools Quiz 2018
This weekend all over Ireland 25,000 primary school children tested their brain power at their annual Credit Union Schools’ Quiz.
The questions, compiled nationally by primary school teachers covered such general topics as geography, history, music, literature and sport.
Tralee Credit Union held its Noreen Lynch annual Schools’ Quiz on Sunday in the Brandon Hotel Conference Centre, Tralee.
This year, 52 teams participated in the quiz representing 27 primary schools throughout Tralee, Castleisland, Killorglin and surrounding areas.
Delighted with Support
“We were delighted with the support from all the schools who battled it out for the fun filled action packed two hours,” said Siobhán Donnelly, Marketing & Development Executive with Tralee Credit Union.
“It’s Tralee Credit Union’s 50th anniversary so it was great to see such a large number of schools attend this year’s quiz.
“With the talent in the room it was very obvious that the future is in safe hands. Our thanks to all the schools, teachers, students and their families and of course to the Tralee Credit Union’s team for making this event one of the biggest events on the school calendar,” said Ms. Donnelly.
In the U-11 age category: First place was awarded to GaelScoil Mhic Eamainn in Tralee; second place to Kilmurry National School, Cordal and, third place after one tie breaking round, to Glenbeigh National School.
In the U-13 age category there was a tense tie-breaking round to decide first and second place winners with Scoil Mhuire in Killorglin coming out on top, second place went to Spa National School and third place to St. Brendan’s National School in Blennerville.
“We are humbled with the support we receive from our local schools. We offer a range of services for our younger members including our Ellie Saving Club, which focuses on improving financial literacy for our future generations.
“We also run an Art Competition and work with post-primary school preparing their students for third level,” said Siobhán Donnelly.
Next Stage on March 4th
First and second place winners in both categories will now go on to represent Tralee Credit Union at the next stage of Credit Unions Schools Quiz, the Chapter, regional round of the National Schools Quiz on Sunday, March 4th in Ballyroe Heights Hotel, Tralee.
Tralee Credit Union Schools Quiz Winners: Under 11: 1st Place: GaelScoil Mhic Eamainn; 2nd Place: Kilmurry N.S. Cordal; 3rd Place: Glenbeigh N.S.
In the Under 13 age category: 1st Place: Scoil Mhuire, Killorglin; 2nd Place: Spa N.S and 3rd Place: St. Brendan’s N.S., Blennerville.
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