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The girls depart tomorrow for the PAL mock trials

Sam Matthews

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LORETO KILKENNY

Loreto Kilkenny's PAL team are heading to New York

For the fourth year in a row, a PAL (Public Access to Law) team from Loreto Kilkenny have qualified to take part in the Empire World Mock Trial Championships in New York.

The girls, along with their teachers, fly out to the Big Apple for six days from tomorrow (Wednesday). The young legal eagles have been preparing for the event for months.

PAL gives Transition Year students nationwide the opportunity to engage with the Irish legal system through a series of mock trials every year. Everyone in Loreto and at home would like to wish the students and teachers the very best of luck.

The team: Ella Brennan, Alice Byrne, Emma Counihan, Kate Dempsey, Leah Dowling, Ciara Doyle, Kate Feehan, Roisin Fogarty, Catherine Forristal, Catriona Gough, Lizzie Hennessy, Lucy Hickey, Cara Johnson, Sarah Kelly, Elena Lynch, Annie Maher, Ciara Murphy, Aoibheann Power, Kate Ryan, Aine Trait and Lauren Walsh.