Daniel Gleeson

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Daniel Gleeson
Edwina Feehely, Daniel Gleeson and Hazel Nolan at the Championship Ball of Cork Worlds 2009.
Positions Held IV Convenor
Sessions on Committee 156th
Other UCC Positions Held Auditor, UCC Mathematics Society
Transport & Excursions Manager, Cork Worlds 2009

Daniel Gleeson (known as Danny) was the IV Convenor of the 156th Session. He is also a former member of the Europeans Committee. He also served as Excursions Manager, Assistant Transport Manager and General Hospitality Manager for Cork Worlds 2009.

An alumnus of Christian Brothers' College, Cork, Daniel was heavily involved in schools' debating entering both the Concern Debating Competition and the Munster Schools' Debating Competition. Daniel reached the semi-finals of the Munster Schools' Debating Competition in 2003. He also held the positions of Recording Secretary and Vice-President on the CBC Debating Society's committee.

Daniel has represented UCC at three Worlds Championships: UCD 2006 (partner Paul Flynn), UBC 2007 (partner Will Sherlock) and Assumption University 2008 (partner Shane Lyons). He has also represented the society at many intervarsity competitions both in Ireland and the UK, breaking at the Trinity IV with Shane Lyons and at the UL Open with Aengus Ó Corráin, and he finalled at the Euros Prep Competition (Galway) 2009 with Kieran Murphy all in 2009 . Danny broke as a judge at the EUDC in Koc in 2007, judging the ESL quarter-finals and judged a semi-final at the Galway National Law Debates 2010.

Daniel was also involved in many other college societies. He held the positions of Auditor and Bookings Officer in the Mathematics Society and was also the P.R.O. for the Physics & Astronomy Society. He was also a member of WARPS, Dramat, Netsoc and Lawsoc. Daniel's younger brother John was also involved in the society, serving on committee in the 157th and 158th sessions. His older sister, Eva reached the final of the Munster Schools' Debating Competition with Áine Clancy in 2002.

Daniel currently lives in London working as an mobile industry analyst for IHS Screen Digest.


Daniel Speaking at a House Meeting {{#ev:youtube|f6ElY9M07Ck}}