Liam was a Coláiste an Spioraid Naoimh pupil who tragically died in June 2006, while playing in a hurling match in Ballinora, Bishopstown, Cork. Liam was a Leaving Certificate Essential French pupil — an outstanding student — who achieved an A in French.
Each Summer, we present an award in Liam’s memory to an Essential French Leaving Cert student. The recipient is chosen by the College Director, Natasha Lynch. She awards the student who has shown the most dedication and motivation throughout his/her year of studies with Essential French.
RECIPIENT JULY 2015 :
Well Done David O’Brien, student at Ballincollig C.S, Cork and a Leaving Cert Essential French student, recipient of our Liam O’Regan Award 2015. David received a cheque for €1,000 for his sheer work and dedication during his LC studies with us. David is now studying Nutritional Science in UCC.
RECIPIENT JULY 2014 :
Congratulations Neil Collins – Presentation Brothers Colege, Cork – winner of this year’s Liam O’ Regan Award 2014. Felicitations! Neil was absolutely delighted to receive this award along with a cheque for 1,000 euros in July 2014. Neil is now studying Medicine in UCC.
RECIPIENT JULY 2013 :
Felicitations Sarah McCann – Coláiste Muire Crosshaven, Cork – winner of this year’s Liam O’ Regan Award 2013. Congratulations to you! Sarah was absolutely delighted to receive this award along with a cheque for 1,000 euros in July 2013. Sarah is now studying International Law in UCC.
RECIPIENT JULY 2012 :
Felicitations Alisha Cremins – Mount Mercy College, Cork – winner of this year’s Liam O’ Regan Award 2012. Alisha received this award along with a cheque for 1,000 euros in July 2012. She was absolutely delighted when we informed her and presented her with the cheque for 1,000 euros in July. Alisha is now studying Occupational Therapy in UCC.
RECIPIENT JULY 2011 :
Bravo Clare O’ Loughlin, Christ King Girls Secondary School, Douglas, Cork – winner of this year’s Liam O’ Regan Award 2011. Clare received this award along with a cheque for 1,000 euros in July 2011. She was absolutely stunned when we informed her and presented her with the cheque for 1,000 euros in July.
RECIPIENT JULY 2010 :
In 2010 Natasha gave the award to Emma Higgisson, Mount Mercy College, Bishopstown, Cork. Congratulations to you Emma! Emma is now studying Medicine in UCC.
RECEIPIENT JULY 2009 :
Siobhan Mullins, ( St. Angela’s College, Patrick’s Hill, Cork) received the award in June 2009. She is currently studying Primary School Teaching in Mary I in Limerick.
RECIPIENT JULY 2008 :
David O Connell (Douglas Community School, Cork) the first recipient of the award and has just graduated from studying Biochemistry in UCC. Dave has just completed his second year as a tutor on our SOS programme in Chemistry and Biology for our Leaving Cert students. We are thrilled that he will continue to tutor our students for 2013-2014. See our S.O.S. programme (Support On Study) for more details on this.
Excerpt from the Irish Examiner
Excerpt from the Evening Echo
Essential French Language College, is a leading provider of French and Irish Grinds in Cork for Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate students.