Congratulations to all our writers who won awards in the Spring Writing Competition: in 1st year, Lily won best composition for her poem “Golden”; from 3rd year, Ioanna’s poem “Questions and Answers” was highly commended. In the senior competition, Annie from 6th year won best competition for her short story “Nimhneach Strand” and Emma’s short story, “The Great Biscuit Debate” was highly commended.

From 3rd year, Heather-Mai and Emily were jointly awarded best composition for their short stories, “Silence” and “Wings” and from 5th year, Niamh’s short story, “The Mystery of the Maid in the Night-time” was highly commended.

A huge thank you to all the students who entered the competition. Creative writing is alive and well in St Joseph’s if the entries are anything to go by! Thank you to Ms Brady, Ms Brown and Ms Kerrigan for organising the competition.