Conleth is off to Oxford!

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Conleth is off to Oxford! thumbnailPictured are Conleth Burns, former Cross and Passion Principal Barbara Ward, Sponsor JP McManus and Permanent Secretary, Department for the Economy, Andrew McCormick. Conleth received a scholarship to University of Oxford.

ARMOY man Conleth Burns is one of four local students who have been awarded a JP McManus All Ireland Scholarship toward their third level education.
The awards ceremony took place on Saturday November 19 at the University of Limerick where Permanent Secretary, Department for the Economy, Andrew McCormick, presented the awards. Special Guest at this year's Awards Ceremony was Rugby Legend, Paul O'Connell.
This is the ninth year of the Scholarships, which are sponsored by JP McManus.
A total of 125 students from both North and South of Ireland were presented with a third level scholarship certificate. Sponsored by JP McManus, the scheme is set to provide financial assistance to many high achieving students who completed their Leaving Certificate in 2016.


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