St Mary’s Galway student wins regional Soapbox at Ballinasloe EDIC

St. Mary’s College Galway student Mark Gilligan fought off intense competition and an impressive standard of speaking in the 2016 Soapbox under 19 category , held at Ballinasloe EDIC in front of an audience of almost 100.  Anne Marie O’Dwyer of the LGMA was on hand to present the Mini iPads, kindly sponsored by The European Commission Representation in Ireland.

The senior section was won by Michael Keenan and both winners will proceed to the national final on November 8th at the National Concert Hall.  The best of luck to both our winners!