Rebecca McGrath and Julia Lawlor from Loreto College, St Stephen's Green, Dublin have won the 2008 Oxford Schools Debating Championships.

The competition involves over 500 schools from the UK, Ireland and North America with 84 teams taking part in the finals at Oxford last weekend.

Julia Lawlor was also the overall best speaker at the competition.

For more info please visit the Irish Independent
March 11, 2008