Muireann Carton collecting her award
A Sacred Heart Secondary School student from Tullamore has been awarded second place in a RTE playwright competition.
Muireann Carton grabbed the runner-up spot after staving off stiff competition from across the country to be awarded the prestigious award.
Her writing is very much inspired by life in an all girls school; the conflicts that can come about when hobbies don't strike a balance and the quirks of society, especially in the midlands of Ireland.
Muireann also took home a scholarship award for the Stagewise Youth Drama, Theatre & Acting Summer Course.
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