TRANSITION year students from Coláiste Ailigh in Letterkenny have won the All-Ireland School’s Competition for Irish Clubs run by Glór na nGael, with a prize of €2,000.
The main aim of the Ailigh G club was to promote Irish amongst the school community, as well as throughout the local community.
Transition Year students visited local primary schools, Gaelscoil Adhamhnáin for a Halloween party, and Educate Together, where they taught the Haka in Irish to the students.
Throughout Seachtain na Gaeilge the club opened an Irish centre in the school to award those who inspired others to speak Irish.
Ailigh G showed great interest in helping charities throughout the year. This was evident when they the club presented Autism Ireland with a cheque of €150.
This is John's first trip to the World Championships where he will come up against full-time professionals.