Third level bursaries awarded to camogie stars The Camogie Association and CCAO (Higher Education Camogie Council) awarded ten camogie players with third level bursaries totalling €6000 at
The Camogie Association and CCAO (Higher Education Camogie Council) awarded ten camogie players with third level bursaries totalling €6000 at
The joint presentations were made by President of the Camogie Association Joan O’Flynn and Shane D’Arcy, President of CCAO.
The ten recipients were: Ciara Donnelly, a student at Queens University Belfast;
Speaking about the awards President of the Camogie Association Joan O’Flynn:
“I’m delighted to congratulate each recipient on their success. I hope the achievement of a National Camogie bursary supports each player in her academic progress and also encourages each player to continue her involvement in our game.”
President of the CCAO, Shane D’Arcy added:
“I congratulate all of the recipients and wish them well in their studies for the year ahead. There was huge interest in the national bursaries again this year. I thank the Camogie Association for the funding which makes these bursaries possible as they are a fantastic way of rewarding the hard work and dedication of third level players.”
The ten recipients were awarded their bursaries on foot of an extensive application form and interview process in November of this year.
· Photographs from today’s event are available from Sportsfile www.sportsfile.com
· Comhairle Chamógaíochta um Ard-Oideachas (CCAO the Higher Education Camogie Council)
· This year’s Ashbourne, Purcell and Fr. Meachair Finals (third level university competitions) take place in Waterford Institute of Technology,
· Waterford Institute of Technology are the current holders of the Ashbourne Cup while Queens University Belfast are the current holders of the Purcell Cup.
· Recipients of 2011/2012 Camogie Association & CCAO Third Level Bursaries:
· Sarah-Anne Fitzgerald, College: WIT, Club: Camross, Co.Laois
· Eleanor Mallon, College: UUJ, Creggan Kickhams, Co.Antrim
· Paula Gribben, College: UUJ, Club: Clonduff, Co. Down,
· Ciara Donnelly, College: QUB, St. Mary’s Granemore, Co.
· Carolyn Motherway, College: UL, Club: St. Catherines, Co.Cork
· Eileen McElroy, College: UCD, Club: Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan
· Aine Keogh, College:
· Róisín Connaughton, College: NUIG, Club: Naomh Dominic, Co.Roscommon
· Laura Twomey, College: DCU, Club: Naomh Mearnog, Co.
· Naomi Carroll, College: MICL, Club: Sixmilebridge, Co Clare