Shona and Ciara are top of the class

Shona O’Sullivan from Muckross pictured with
Bernie, Aine and Seamus O’Sullivan at the annual Hibernia College conferring ceremony, held at Dublin’s Convention Centre

TWO Kerry graduates in primary education had double cause for celebration after achieving top student status in their class at the annual Hibernia College conferring ceremony which was held at Dublin’s Convention Centre.

Ciara de Mordha at her graduation ceremony with Colm Griffin

Shona O’Sullivan, from Muckross, Killarney, was honoured with the Religious Education Award which presented by the college to the student from each cohort who achieves the highest grade in religious education on the primary programme.

Ciara Marie de Mórdha, from Baile An Fheirtéaraigh, Trá Lí, was awarded An Duais Ghaeilge Gael Linn for achieving the highest grade in Irish from her cohort on the primary programme.

Shona and Ciara were amongst 750 graduates to qualify in primary or post-primary teaching at the ceremony, during which, the 10,000th graduate from Hibernia College was also conferred.

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