Prizes will be awarded at a special ceremony in the University of Limerick on Thursday, 17th May 2018. The winners, along with their families, English teachers, principals, and guidance counselors, will be invited to the ceremony. Refreshments will be provided on the day. UL President Professor Desmond Fitzgerald will be present to greet the students and announce the overall winner. The overall winner of the National Secondary School Essay-writing Competition will receive an Android tablet, while the two runners up will receive a €100 One4All voucher.