Dundalk Martial Arts Club (DMAC) made history on April 6 by holding its first grading session where 58 students went through a test to gain their next belt.
Instructors Bernard and Gerard Duffy held the grading in the Redeemer Hall and both are extremely proud of all students for their efforts. Non could be faulted and the following students earned belts.
Yellow tip: Gerard Bradley, Adam Larkin, Shay Lawlor, Dean Steele, Lisamarie Casey, Scarlett Duffy, Zoe Halpenny, Ellie McEntee, Cormac Drum, Eamon Lavery, Cormac Nordon, Niall Hickey, Dominic Okros, Abigail Kerr Cunningham, Ellie Dollard Hutchinson, Robyn Halpenny, Lee Murray, Joseph Cassidy, Maisy Cassidy, Caitlin Cassidy O’Brien, Sarah Whelan, Evan Goss, Shannon Broadhurst, Carla Steele, Kerry Callan, Michella Conachy, Roisin Clarke, Philip McQuillan, Thomas McQuillan, Anthony McKenna, Sean Heslin, Kian McEvoy and Aidan Connolly
Yellow: Alex Duffy, Saoirse McGuinness, Liam McEneaney, Keith Duffy, Diarmuid Warren, Barry McDonnell, Damian Morgan, Mindaujas Kriaukius, Nerijus Millius, Ciaran Byrne, Annmarie O’Neill, Charmaine Clarke, Andy Ward and Laura Kerin. Orange: Cliona Larkin and Hanna Caldwell. Green: Martin Joyce, Cara Clarke and Martin Joyce. Blue: Tara Murphy Johnson and Gerard Dollard. Purple: Luca Murphy Johnson and Martina Goss.