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Victory for Cork and Dublin schools

In 2022, we have two debates team winners, one All Ireland Concern Debates Cup final winner and one All Ireland Concern Debates Shield final winner. 

The Mount Saint Michael debates team were declared victors following a head-to-head with Coláiste an Eachréidh in the 2022 All Ireland Concern Debates Cup final. The motion was "Ireland must remain committed to military neutrality"

The Sandford Park debates team were declared victors following a head-to-head with Bailieborough Community School in the 2022 All Ireland Concern Debates Shield final. The motion was "Globalisation is a force for good"

Both finals took place over zoom. You can watch them on the Concern YouTube channel

Concern Debates All Island Champions 2022
Mount Saint Michael, Concern Debates All Island Champions 2022

Debates Shield Final 2022

The Debates Shield Finalists 2022 argued whether or not Globalisation is a force for good.

Debates Cup Final 2021

The Debates Cup Finalists 2021 argued about UK Cuts to Overseas Aid.

Debates Shield Final 2021

The 2021 Shield Finalists argued whether the Sustainable Development Goals are beyond humanity’s reach.

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