St Oliver's win Local History Quiz

St Oliver's Community School took the Corcoran Garry Trophy as winners of the 10th inter schools local history quiz organised by the Old Drogheda Society and Drogheda Museum Millmount.

The quiz which is part of the transition year project that sees students visit Drogheda Museum Millmount, take a walking tour of Drogheda and visit the Old Drogheda Society in the library.

The quiz was held in the Barbican Centre with St Oliver's scoring 38 points out of 40. The holders, St Josephs CBS, were in second place on 36 points with Sacred Heart and St Mary's Diocesan School in joint 3rd on 30 points.

The winning team members were  Killian Shevlin, Evan English, Johnny White, Nathan Hughes, Luke Carroll, Leigh Carolan, Andrew Everard, Aine O’Connor, Aine Lynch and Daniel Brennan.

Margaret Clinton asked as quizmaster with Michael Hurley, Malachy Martin, Jane Anderson and Eamon Thornton assisting with the score keeping and collecting the answers.

The transition year project is sponsored by Coca Cola International Services.

  •  Old Drogheda Society - History, Archaeology & Heritage - Millmount, Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland. Tel. 041-9833097 & 041-9833097

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