Claddagh Credit Union welcomes return of Schools Quiz to Galway

Claddagh Credit Union welcomes return of Schools Quiz to Galway

The Credit Union Schools Quiz Returns to Galway, with the local winners being crowned last week! Find out more here...

On Monday 30th of January, Claddagh Credit Union were delighted to reintroduce the Credit Union Schools Quiz, in person, the first since January 2020. 128 students in 32 teams from a range of primary schools across the community, took place in the quiz on the night. The quiz took place in the Salthill Hotel and was led by Quiz Master, Ronan Lardner of Galway Bay FM. The teachers and parents were busy in the lead up to the event with lots of practice quizzes taking place in school and at home.

Speaking on the night of the event, Lisa Stewart of Claddagh Credit Union said; "It is great to have the quiz back again. The excitement from the children tonight is sky high. I still hear adults talking about when they took part in the Credit Union Schools Quiz when they were children so we hope the quiz tonight will be a great experience for this year’s participants."

The quiz is divided into two sections; Competition A for Under 11s and Competition B for Under 13s. Claddagh Credit Union is delighted to announce that the winners of Competition A are Knocknacarra Educate Together National School and for Competition B are St. Annins National School.

Claddagh Credit Union Schools Quiz

The 2 winning teams now progress to the regional level of the quiz where they will compete against other Credit Union Schools Quiz winning teams from across Galway County. From there, the winners of the county level will progress to the national level. The winning teams at the national finals will receive €1,250 per school, with the runner-up teams in each category receiving €750 for their schools, adding up to a fantastic prize fund of €4,000!!

Everyone in Claddagh Credit Union sends it thanks to the schools for taking part and wishes the very best of luck to both teams in the upcoming regional quiz!

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