Congratulations to our Young Scientists and their mentors on their fantastic achievements at YSE 2013. As well as winning the award for Best School, we won a first, 2 seconds and 5 highly commended plus 5 Special Awards. Jack Laighin received a top Biology award and will represent Ireland at an international competition in Texas. The students were marvellous ambassadors for the school throughout the exhibition. Great credit is due to the teachers who mentored the projects –Mr. H. OCallaghan, Ms. K. Lyne, Ms. L. Marron and Ms. J. Gleeson. Thanks also to the the Science Department and all other teachers who accompanied 150 1st Year Students to view the exhibition on Saturday 12th January.


Here is a list of those awards and well done to all competitors and their mentors.

Ciara Murphy and Niall Kennedy(TY) First in Category &  Special Award – RSA
Alison Clarke, Frances O’Sullivan and Bríd Holland(2nd Year) Highly Commended & Special Award – HP
Suzanne Vachet and Hannah Twomey Highly Commended
James Harte(TY) 2nd in Category
Daniel Sweeney and Aodhan Keegan (2nd Year) Highly Commended
Anna O’Sullivan, Caoimhe O’Keeffe and Kevin O’Sullivan (5th Year) 2nd in Category
Lorraine O’Connell, Luke Gallagher and Kate Sexton (5th Year) Special Award – Display
Lydia O’Connor(5th Year) Highly Commended
Colm Murphy and Fionnán McDermott(TY) Highly Commended
Jack O’Laighin (TY) Special Award – EPA

ELAN Travel Award