Concern Debates: National Final

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Concern Debates: National Final

The Concern Debates National Final 2016–2017 will take place on Thursday 4 May at 7pm in The Helix, DCU.

Sacred Heart Secondary School, Clonakilty. Laura Walsh, Maebh McCarthy, Natasha Sutton, Caoimhe Ni Shuilleabhain. Photographer Ruth Medjber / 2017.

The teams taking part are Sacred Heart Secondary School, Clonakilty, Co. Cork (pictured above) and St Mary's CBS Carlow, Co. Carlow (pictured below).

The motion debated on the night will be "The Trump presidency will be a blessing in disguise for Africa".

The winners and runners-up will have an adventurous summer, visiting Concern’s programmes in Malawi, and Concern’s partner organisations in Europe respectively.

To book your tickets for the final, please contact our Debates Team: [email protected]

St Mary's CBS, Carlow. Colm Heneghan, James Haughton Kellett, Eoin McGloin, Johnny Spillane, Photographer Ruth Medjber.2017

Debates on Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter

For the 2017 final, we’ll be covering the event live via our Snapchat account concern.net and our Instagram account @concernworldwide. Be sure to tune in!

We've got a Concern Debates Twitter account! If you're already on Twitter, you can find us @ConcernDebates to keep up to date with all of our facts and quips related to debating and global issues.

The 2017 finals will be live on Instagram and Snapchat. Graphic: Concern Worldwide.