Award for past pupil of Gaelcholáiste na Mara

February 10, 2016

Dáire ó Conchubhair a past pupil of Gaelcholáiste na Mara was awarded an Ad Astra Scholarship recently in UCD. This scholarship was awarded to him prior to his leaving cert due to his sporting achievements. He represented his school at national level where he played on the Irish School Soccer team and played against Australia. He took part in the Centenary Shield and played against Northern Ireland, England and Wales. The Centenary Shield was won by the Irish Team. Each player received their Irish cap.
Dáire has also played on the U19 Irish team and has played against Ukraine and Italy. He took part with his UCD team in the Europa League and played against FC Dudelange and Slovak Bratislava, which gave him valuable experience. Dáire is currently studying an Arts degree and is playing on the senior UCD team and is looking forward to the upcoming season.
Go n-éiri leat, a Dháire.

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