St Michael’s pupils win debating contest in 1979

GIRLS from St Michael’s High School won the Inter-School Irish Debating Championships in 1979.

Organised by the Lurgan Gaelic League they took the title when they defeated the previous year’s winners from Newry in the final.

The winning team of Katherine Haughey, captain, Paula Green, Roisin McGibbon and Ann Rodgers are pictured here with the Archbishop of Armagh, Rev. Tomas O’Fiaich.