6 October: Winners of the 2021 German Language Essay Competition


It was with great pleasure, that once again we were able to gather for a winners ceremony at the Residence of the Austrian Ambassador Dr. Thomas Nader in Dublin on 6 and 8 October. With 400 participants, this competition has seen the highest level of participation so far.

Over the two events, the winners of the 2021 German Language Essay Competition were announced:


Winner: Micheál McKeown, CBS Highschool Clonmel
Runner up: Sarah Sallai, St. Leo's College Carlow
Runner up: Tara Ralph, Wilson's Hospital School Mullingar

Transition Year

Winner: Sophie Quinn, Mount Sackville Dublin 20
Runner up: Orianna Doyle, Loreto Clonmel
Runner up: Sophia Lucey, Loreto Fermoy


Winner: Adam Quinn, St. Vincent's Castleknock
Runner up: Laoise Maloney, St. Finian's College Mullingar
Runner up: Emma Galvin, Tullamore College

The winner of the Catriona Dowling perpetual trophy 2021 for best Teacher in the competition is Ms Sinead Mullins from Loreto Secondary School Clonmel. Runners up in the teacher category were Ms Aisling Barry from Loretto Fermoy and Ms Sarah McEvoy from Tullamore College.

Congratulations to all winners, teachers and participants.

The 2021 competition was generously supported by The Austrian Embassy in Dublin, Dunca
n Grehan & Partners, Ski Club of Ireland. 

Ulrike Schoeller
Vice President

Photos here