HE MAY not have secured eight A1s but Leaving Cert student Killian
McDonnell who is profoundly deaf and has Down syndrome may have made
history on opening his results yesterday.
His proud mother Teresa
McDonnell believes her son is the first student with both disabilities
to have passed the Leaving Cert. According to every inquiry we made . .
. this is a first she said.
The Dubliner was delighted with
himself on finding out the results of his Leaving Cert Applied at
Ashbourne Community College yesterday Ms McDonnell said.
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