UCD student wins Irish Times Debate grand final

Amy Crean from Co Mayo beats a field of 12 in Belfast while UCD take team prize

Representatives from UCD won both the winning team and overall winner of The Irish Times Debate 2018 grand final. Video: Corish Productions

A law student from Co Mayo has won The Irish Times Debate 2018 grand final on her 22nd birthday. Amy Crean from Claremorris is studying law and social justice at UCD and is a member of the university’s L&H society.

The winning team was from the same university and included medical student Cian Leahy, 24, from Julianstown in Co Meath and Aodhan Peelo, 22, from Castleknock in Co Dublin studying law and philosophy.

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