Past winners

Over 50 years of innovation

1979

Jervis Good

Midleton College, Co. Cork
‘The concept of Ecopolemiology as Illustrated by a Preliminary Study of the Bionomics of the Earwig’

1978

Donald P. McDonnell

Crescent College Comp, Dooradoyle, Co. Limerick
‘A study of effect of proven pollution on ecological balance in the Shannon at Limerick’

1977

Micheal Og O’Briain

Colaiste Mhuire, Dublin
‘An integrated study of the scientific conservation of Rogerstown Estuary, County Dublin’

1976

Mary Kelly-Quinn

Our Lady’s Secondary School, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan
‘To the existence of minerals by means of analyzing rock slides; to carry out a geophysical survey aimed at verifying direction and depth of veins and mineral outcrops’

1975

Noel Boyle

St Finian’s College, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
‘A study of photoelectric cells and construction of a spectrophotometer’

1974

Richard Elliott

Portora Royal School, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh
‘The use of computer techniques to provide mathematical models of biological situations’

1973

Tadhg Begley

North Monastery CBS, Co. Cork
‘A painstaking search for minerals and pollutants in water samples collected in jars over a number of years from the sea off Youghal’

1972

Seán Mac Fheorais

Coláiste Mhuire, Baile Atha Cliath
‘Grinn- staidéar ar pterostigmata’

1971

Peter Short

Presentation Convent, Clane, Co. Kildare
‘A survey of Lough Bollard, near Clane, to determine its history and the reason for its disappearance in the 18th century’

1970

Maria Edgeworth

Convent of Mercy, Co. Longford
‘To extract pigments from various flowers and investigate their possible practical use’

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