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Battle of Wits

Battle of Wits


 Battle of Wits is a table quiz tournament for Transition Year students being organized by the library services of Kilkenny, Carlow, Laois, Longford, Offaly, Westmeath, Leitrim & Roscommon - meaning that schools from right across the Midlands will be competing for the Battle of Wits Title. 

The competition consists of three rounds:


School Battle:  All participating schools will be supplied with questions to hold an initial table quiz within the school before the end of October .


County Battle:  The winning team from each school will proceed to the County Battle in one of our library branches in November . Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place.


Midlands Battle:  Two teams from each County will then go forward to the Midlands Final in December . A Trophy will be awarded to the winning school & prizes given for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place.


 To participate in 2020, contact ,phone 056 779 4977 or text 0876022074 .


Our 2019 County battle took place on 18th November in Loughboy Library, with 12 schools participating.

Winners were Loreto Secondary School.

Kilkenny winners 2019

Second place went to Kilkenny College

Kilkenny 2nd place

Third place went to Callan CBS

Kilkenny 3rd place

Loreto & Callan CBS will go forward to represent Kilkenny at the regional final in December.

Thanks to all that participated in our 2019 County Final.



Grennan College came 3rd in Regional Finals 2018, following a very close tiebreaker round.