2019 Schools History Prize Winners

Kate, Kevin and Reuben are pictured receiving their awards from CHAS President Pat O’Neill and Committee Member Richard Codd

Last week in Carlow Carlow County Museum, the winners of the 2019 Carlow Historical and Archaeological Society second level were awarded their prizes.

First prize was awarded to Kate Somers from Ballon National School, with an outstanding project on St. Columbanus.

Second prize went to Kevin McKeon from Carlow National School for his excellent project on William Dargan.

Third prize was collected by Reuben McCarthy from Scoil Pádraig Naofa, Tullow, for his splendid project on John Tyndall.

The children and their family, friends, and teachers deserve great praise and congratulations.

CHAS thanks Carlow County Museum for their ongoing support in providing a venue and refreshments for this project.


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