Past winners

Over 50 years of innovation

1969

Luke Drury

Wesley College, Dublin ‘The construction and use of a spectro-photometer to investigate complex ion formation in a transition metal’

1968

George Andrew Reynolds

St James’ CBS, Dublin
‘To determine the extent and nature of mineralisation in the iron-manganese lode at Cloghleagh, Co. Wicklow, by means of electrical resistance, geo-resistivity and natural current surveys’

1967

Walter Hayes

St Vincent’s CBS, Glasnevin, Dublin
‘Salmonellis in Mice: A study of etiology, course and effect of the disease on the host’

1966

Máire Caitríona Ní Dhomhnaill / Mary Finn

Ursuline Convent, Co. Sligo
‘The “four colour problem” in topology. An attempt to form a proof or partial proof of this problem and to extend the proof to cover other surfaces’

1965

John Monahan

Newbridge College, Co. Kildare
‘An apparatus to demonstrate and examine the various chemical reactions that take place in the human body during digestion and to examine the effects of abnormal conditions’

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