Top marks for Gaelcholáiste’s Róisín

Top marks for Gaelcholáiste’s Róisín


Gaelcholáiste an Chláir student Róisín Ní Fhallúin achieved one of the highest scores in the country in the Leaving Certificate results which which were announced this morning, scoring a total of 7 H1 grades, and a maximum 625 points.

Gaelcholáiste an Chláir principal Brian O’Donoghue expressed his delight at Róisín’s result, and paid tribute to her hard work and dedication.

“It’s a great day for our students and a tribute to their hard work and dedication to see their efforts recognised in this morning’s results.

“Many to them are planning to study engineering, science, music, teaching and a range of other options, said Mr O’Donoghue. We’re looking forward to the CAO offers next week and we wish them well in their future endeavours”.



Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick.

Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station’s flagship current affairs programme.

He was also the station’s News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day.

As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.