Colm Ó Conaill is a former pupil of Colaiste an Spioraid Naoimh, Colm won the Munster Schools' Debating Competition in the 144th Session.
The brother, and debating team-mate, of Donnchadh O'Connail, Colm represented UCC at the World Universities' Debating Championships in Athens and Manilla.
A former Recording Secretary of the Law Society, Colm ran for SU President but lost by a single vote.
He currently works for the Department of Foreign Affairs, having previously been stationed in Palestine and Kosovo.
Finalist: Irish Times Debating Competition 1998 (Individual)
Semi-Finalist: Irish Mace 1995-1996 (Teammate: David Leahy)