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Major Award Winners
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
SFI Discover Best Project Award Eoin Hayes
Adam Burke
Coláiste Chiaráin, Croom, Co. Limerick The handy guide to sign language Edel Farrell
Abbott Runner-up Best Project Award Tarah Hough
Ola Wylenczek
Dion Picard
Coláiste na Trócaire, Rathkeale, Co. Limerick To investigate the life cycle of a barn owl in the Ballingarry Co.Limerick area Aoife Collins
Intel Best Physical Science or Technology Project Award Odhran O’Dwyer Crescent College, Dooradoyle, Limerick Marble run…. Anne O'Dea
Boston Scientific Medical Devices Award Julianne Grehan
Clodagh Jones
Caoimhe Browne
Laurel Hill Coláiste, South Circular Road, Limerick Monitoring the force of impact sustained by school athletes Kate Greene
Newstalk Best Communicator Award Kathlyn Coleman
Bethany Hanrahan
Saoirse Flanagan
St Mary's Secondary School, Newport, Co. Tipperary The fault in our brain? Susan Burke
PharmaChemical Ireland Best Chemistry Project Award Andrew O’Connor
Aengus McGill
Aaron O’Callaghan
St Munchin's College, Corbally, Limerick Reducing pollution from its source (household sewage water) Sara McGeer
RSC Education Division  School Chemistry Award   St Munchin's College, Corbally, Limerick   Sara McGeer
SEAI Sustainable Energy Award Aoibhe Cronin
Ciara McInerney
Scoil Mhuire, Ennistymon, Co. Clare An investigation into the use of Fucus serratus and Fucus vesiculosis as a raw material for thermal energy production Sue-Ann Sheridan
EPI-STEM  Maths in Science Award Jack O’Callaghan Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh, Sir Harry's Mall, Limerick An alternative method for the extrapolation of a polynomial graph Ciara Ní Dhrisceal
Irish Science Teachers' Association Award Niamh McInerney
Siobhan Shinnick
Sophie Walsh
Nagle Rice Secondary School, Doneraile, Co. Cork Bacteria in holy water Tara Maguire
ESERO Discover Space Award John Edmonds
William Fitzgerald
Ard Scoil Rís, North Circular Road, Limerick Life on Mars? Diane Condon
ESERO Discover Space Teacher Award   Scoil Rís, North Circular Road, Limerick   Diane Condon

 

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LIT Award Winners
LIT SPECIAL AWARDS 
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
Intel Shannon Technology Award for Solving Problems with Technology Aine Ní Uiginn
Leanne Nic an Ghail
Maeve Ní Chathlain
Laurel Hill Coláiste, South Circular Road
Limerick
Seagull Sight Kate Greene
Limerick Chamber Best Business Potential Marian Quaid
Orla Daly
David Carroll
Coláiste Iosaef, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick Edible Wrap for Bales Brian Clarke
Limerick Chamber Best Business Potential Gareth Power Castletroy College, Newtown Castletroy, Co. Limerick Surfware – a safeguarded customizable efficient web browser for children Linda Hannon

CATEGORY: INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR LIFE SCIENCES
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
1st Place Andrew O’Connor
Aengus McGill
Aaron O’Callaghan
St Munchin's College, Corbally, Co. Limerick Reducing Pollution from its Source Sara McGeer
2nd Place Aoibhe Cronin
Ciara McInerney
Scoil Mhuire, Ennistymon, Co. Clare An investigation into use of Fucus serratus and Fucus vesiculosis as a raw material for thermal energy production Sue-Anne Sheridan
3rd Place Marian Quaid
Orla Daly
David Carroll
Coláiste Iosaef, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick Edible Wrap for Bales Brian Clarke
Highly Commended Aislinn Condon
Isobel Cox
Niamh Marron
Laurel Hill Secondary School, South Circular Road
Limerick
Girl talk/boy talk: do girls really talk more about their problems than boys? Andrea Enright
Highly Commended Aine Ní Uiginn
Leanne Nic an Ghail
Maeve Ní Chathlain
Laurel Hill Coláiste, South Circular Road
Limerick
Seagull Sight Kate Greene

 

CATEGORY: INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
1st Place Jack O’Callaghan Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh, Sir Harry's Mall, Limerick An alternative method for the extrapolation of a polynomial graph Ciara Ní Dhrisceal
2nd Place Aisling Ní Chléirigh
Ellie Ní Chearnaigh
Laurel Hill Coláiste, South Circular Road
Limerick
A game to improve breathing for children with cystic fibrosis Kate Greene

 

CATEGORY: INTERMEDIATE/SENIOR TECHNOLOGY
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
1st Place Eoin Hayes
Adam Burke

Coláiste Chiaráin, Croom, Co. Limerick

Handy Guide to Sign Language Edel Farrell
2nd Place Billie Giltenane
Danielle Grehan
Amy Murphy
Laurel Hill Coláiste, South Circular Road
Limerick

Defibrillator locator app for Limerick

Kate Greene

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CATEGORY: JUNIOR LIFE SCIENCES
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
1st Place Tarah Hough
Ola Wylenczek
Dion Picard
Coláiste na Trócaire, Rathkeale, Co. Limerick Life cycle of a Barn Owl in Ballingarry Aoife Collins
2nd Place Niamh McInerney
Siobhan Shinnick
Sophie Walsh
Nagle Rice Secondary School, Doneraile, Co. Cork Bacteria in Holy Water Tara Maguire
3rd Place Jennifer O’Connor
Kate Tobin
Scoil Mhuire agus íde, Bóthar Buí, Newcastlewest, Co. Limerick Why are Jamaicans such good sprinters Rebecca Phillips
Highly Commended Lucca Andreacetti St John Bosco Community School, Kildysart, Co. Clare Handedness and Laterality Marion Coughlan
Highly Commended Maire Donnellan
Roisin Coffey
Claire McNamara
St John Bosco Community School, Kildysart, Co. Clare How important is radio to people in rural Ireland? Marion Coughlan

 

CATEGORY: JUNIOR PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
1st Place Odhran O’Dwyer Crescent College Comprehehsive, Dooradoyle, Limerick Marble run Anne O’Dea
2nd Place Mahir Masud
Finnian Brady Halmschlag
Coláiste Chiaráin, Croom, Co. Limerick Solar power water desalination kit Edel Farrell
3rd Place Lynn O’Regan
Shantelle Sheehan
Nagle Rice Secondary School, Doneraile, Co. Cork Why hot water freezes faster than cold Tara Maguire

 

CATEGORY: JUNIOR TECHNOLOGY
Award Students School Project Title Teacher
1st Place Ronan Passmore
Adam O’Brien
Aaron Passmore
St John the Baptist Community School, Hospital Co. Limerick

To develop a sliotar that doesn’t hurt but maintains normal behaviour when hit

Kate O’Brien
2nd Place Darragh Bennis
Adam Daniels
Patrick Sheridan
CBS, Ennistymon, Co. Clare

Virtual Tourism

Sean Murphy

 

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