Kerry scoops top honours at Press Pass national journalism awards

A West Kerry student has won the overall prize in the Press Pass national journalism awards for transition year students.

Tomás Ó hUallacháin of Dingle’s Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne was named overall winner; his piece on Ballyferriter’s Tomás Mac an t-Saoir cycle across American for the Donal Walsh #LiveLife Foundation catching the judge’s eye.

Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne scooped two other awards also; Kate Ní Dhubháin and Ciara Ní Bhruic taking first and second place respectively in the Press Pass News Category.

Kerry also took top honours in the Photojournalism category Jack Farrell of Causeway Comprehensive School taking first place.