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24 May 2022

Longford trio receive Trinity Entrance awards

Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Dublin

Three students from Longford were among a record number of students from every county in Ireland and 29 countries overseas have been awarded Entrance Exhibition Awards from Trinity College Dublin. 

The awards go to the students accepted into the first year of a full-time undergraduate degree programme who achieve the highest points among Trinity entrants from their secondary school, above a minimum of 500 CAO points (or equivalent).

The Longford awardees are; Greatness Agwaze (Moyne Community School), Ellen Deneher (Cnoc Mhuire Secondary School, Granard) and Tabitha Richard-Akinyemi (Meán Scoil Mhuire, Longford). 

Many former awardees have gone on to make a significant contribution to the economic, cultural, and political life of Ireland and beyond. 

Of the 2021 entrants to Trinity, 686 students qualified for an award, up from 527 in 2020. The students come from a record 497 different schools.

Provost of Trinity, Linda Doyle, said: "We are delighted to celebrate the hard work and dedication of our talented students, especially in a year when their lives and studies were so badly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. We wish them all the best in their studies at Trinity.”

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