South West College will compete in the Electric Ireland Corn na Mac Léinn 2024 Cup with their first fixture against University of Ulster Coleraine set for Tuesday 23rd January. Speaking at the launch of the new season the team captain, Cian O’Brien, and vice-captain Aidan Colton spoke of their hopes for the team and the plan to build on the success in last year’s competition.

Looking forward to the new season, College Principal and Chief Executive, Celine McCartan said;

‘I am delighted that South West College will once again take part in the Electric Ireland Corn na Mac Leinn Cup and I look forward to the upcoming fixtures which will I am sure be fiercely contested and will put our players and their management to the test over the coming weeks.

The commitment of students who take part in team sports across the college and their coaches is admirable. The benefits of sport and regular exercise while studying are well known and there is a strong sense of pride within the college following the team’s successes last year and we are very excited to see what they can achieve in the new season.’

Pat Blake, Director of the Patrick Blake Group and sponsor of the South West College GAA team added:

‘I know there has been a lot of work put in to preparing the team for the Higher Education competitions. I am delighted to see South West College emerging and more than holding their own and building on a solid foundation which has already been achieved and I hope to see them going on to success and bringing back some trophies to the college.’