Student Spotlight: Kate Lynch and Fearne Morrissey


Congratulations to Kate Lynch and Fearne Morrissey who are both finalists in this year’s Press Pass Awards.  Press Pass is NewsBrands Ireland’s Transition Year news literacy and student journalism programme. With the full support of the Department of Education, Press Pass seeks to improve news literacy and critical thinking skills while helping students to develop a deeper understanding of news media and how it communicates about the world around them.

For her feature article Kate interviewed Professor Linda Doyle, Provost of Trinity College Dublin. To read Kate’s article entitled Heard of breaking the glass ceiling? There isn’t just one. There’s layers of them. please click here

Fearne’s article featured an interview with Counsellor Donna Cooney. To read this article entitled Preserving the Promenade, a Tidy Towns Tutorial with Donna Cooney please click here

We wish Kate and Fearne all the very best at the award ceremony which will take place on Tuesday, 10th May in the Aviva Stadium. Catherine Martin TD, Minister for Media will be the special guest in attendance.