Ruth is champion in spelling competition

STUDENT Ruth Bergin from Scoil Mhuire, Abbeyleix was recently announced as the winner of the Laois County Bee heat. Ruth will now take part in the Provincial Spelling Bee competition.

STUDENT Ruth Bergin from Scoil Mhuire, Abbeyleix was recently announced as the winner of the Laois County Bee heat. Ruth will now take part in the Provincial Spelling Bee competition.

Ruth also has a chance to make the All-Ireland final in June, where the four provincial winners will battle it out to be crowned the 2013 Eason Spelling Bee Champion.

Eason has teamed up with RTÉ 2fm’s Tubridy to deliver Ireland’s ultimate spelling contest, now in its third year running, for primary school students with entry levels rising significantly since last year.

The Eason Spelling Bee is part of an overall Eason literacy and reading

Speaking about RTÉ 2fm’s partnership with the Eason Spelling Bee, Ryan Tubridy, RTÉ presenter said spelling can be fun.

“Last year’s Spelling Bee was such great fun, we at Tubridy, weekday mornings on RTÉ 2fm are delighted to be a part of it again.

“We wish all hopefuls lots of luck and hope that the county finals get off to a buzzing start over the next few months.”