Soroptimist International North Kildare hosted the local heat of their Public Speaking competition in the Parish Centre, Clane on 20th November, 2014. Twenty girls from eight local Post-Primary schools spoke on a topic under one of the following heading:-
Human Rights, Health, Education, Democracy, Friendship and Volunteering.
These topics are broadly based on Soroptimist ideals. As in past years the standard of debating was exceptionally high. Two girls were selected to go forward to the regional finals in Wexford