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SCHOOL COUNTY SCHOOL NAME PROJECT TITLE AGE CATEGORY PROJECT TYPE STAND NUMBER STUDENT(S)
Carlow Gaelcholáiste Cheatharlach “Landmark App” Bunaithe ar GPS Senior Individual 3309 David Callanan
Cavan St. Mogue’s College The power of poo, an investigation into the impact of various manures on the power output of microbial fuel cells Junior Group 4411 Fionan Donohoe, Jesse Marsden
Cavan Colaiste Dun an Ri Psychological Experiment To Determine Whether White Noise Can Impact Learning Intermediate Group 1538 Corey O’Reilly, Holly Browne
Clare Coláiste Mhuire Ennis The study and analysis of local air quality Intermediate Individual 3219 Aoibhinn Leyden
Clare Mary Immaculate Secondary School Lisdoonvarna The Grey Area within Greywater Junior Group 4400 Alice Davoren, Emily Cullinan
Clare Mary Immaculate Secondary School Lisdoonvarna Teachers and Technology: Breaking Down the Barriers Senior Individual 1310 Dylan Egan
Clare St John Bosco Community College Slurry Pit Saver Intermediate Group 3406 Abbey Hehir, Rebecca Murphy, Ryely Cantrell
Clare Coláiste Mhuire Ennis Discovery of new and more efficient forms of Urea and Phosphate to be used as fertilizers Junior Group 2402 Jennifer Weston, Zoé Ellingstad, Lauren Cahill
Clare St Anne’s Community College Measuring the Effect of Temperature on the Degradation of Plastics into Smaller Plastic Fragments in Water Intermediate Group 2607 Stephanie Connor, Jack Fairfield, Eoin Gilmartin
Cork Kinsale Community School Can yawning help improve our learning? Junior Group 1402 Saoirse Hayes, Kiely Lehane
Cork Kinsale Community School A Statistical And Experimental Analysis Of The Link Between Reading For Pleasure And Problem-Solving Skills Intermediate Group 1517 Anna Peare, Sarah Fitzgerald
Cork Loreto Secondary School Fermoy HPV VACCINATION. WHY DO PEOPLE NOT LET THEIR CHILDREN RECEIVE THIS VACCINE AND HOW CAN WE CHANGE THIS VEIW POINT TO GROW THE UPTAKE OF THE VACCINE? Junior Individual 1105 Leah Nolan
Cork St. Brogan’s College An investigation into the nutritional knowledge and consumption of calcium in female adolescents from the age range of 14 to 16. Junior Group 1409 Caoimhe Walsh, Kate O’ Leary
Cork Presentation Secondary School Mitchelstown The Instagram “like”: was there an instant change? Intermediate Group 1510 Ciara McLoughlin, Amy Delaney, Roisin Maher
Cork St Mary’s Secondary School The Google Generation : Are Young People Today Too Reliant on Internet Search Engines? Intermediate Group 1501 Lorraine Casey, Jane Kyprianou
Cork Coláiste Na Toirbhirte An Investigation into the effect of social motivation, attention and physical effort on competition. Intermediate Group 1547 Ella Donegan, Clíodhna Prendergast
Cork Coláiste Na Toirbhirte A statistical Analysis of balancing a carbon footprint through redirecting the carbon tax toward tree growth and incentivising the diversification of high carbon output farming Intermediate Individual 4210 Hannah Morrissey
Cork Boherbue Comprehensive School Life on the Frontline- Paramedic well-being! Intermediate Group 1552 Katie McCann, Laura Foley Treacy, Saoirse Ryan
Cork Coláiste Choilm Is our education system marginalising secondary school students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)? Intermediate Group 1529 Órla Gleeson, Órlaith Kenny
Cork St. Brogan’s College Can regular routine exercises contribute to positive well-being and concentration levels? Junior Group 1421 Leah Lordan, Clodagh O’Sullivan, Kate Lehane
Cork Kinsale Community School Climate Change Education Gone Too Far? A statistical study of the links between Climate Change Education, Locus of Control, Eco-Anxiety and effects on Youth’s actions Intermediate Group 1551 Rachel Henderson, Aoife Walsh, Meadhbh Hurley
Cork Scoil Mhuire An féidir linn deireadh a chur le plaisteach aon úsáide inár scoil lastaigh de 3 mhí? Senior Group 1702 Jessica Ní Cheilleachair, Abbey O Shea
Cork Scoil Mhuire gan Smál Blarney There is no Planet B – A statistical analysis into the misconceptions made by Irish people towards climate change. Intermediate Individual 1206 Miriam Murphy
Cork Mount St Michael “The Relationship between Perceived Stress and Diet in Second Level School Pupils: Is a good diet associated with low perceived stress?” Intermediate Individual 1228 Ellen O’Donovan
Cork Kinsale Community School A Statistical study of the publics’ attitude towards testing drugs for contaminants at Music Festivals before and after being informed about this harm reduction methods Intermediate Individual 1218 Caoimhe Lynch
Cork Kinsale Community School Do-re-mi or ABC: A statistical investigation on whether using song as a mnemonic device is effective for learning. Intermediate Individual 1209 Eva Crowley
Cork Kinsale Community School Investigating the Feasibility of Converting Kinsale into a Virtual Power Plant in order to Reduce our Carbon Footprint Intermediate Group 2525 Mia Casey, Sylvie Plant, Emer Heery
Cork Millstreet Community School Could Hemp be the key to a Sustainable Future? Intermediate Group 4541 Eabha Sheehan, Taragh Casey, Fia Hurley
Cork Presentation Secondary School An investigation into antimicrobials in fermented foods Intermediate Group 4528 Ciara Elliott, Emma Daly
Cork Colaiste Treasa Bioremediation: The Pollution Solution Intermediate Group 4501 Ellen Breen, Tara Sweeney
Cork Millstreet Community School An investigation into the fat quality in chilled milk before pasteurisation and how long it stays suitable for human consumption. Intermediate Group 4532 Orlaith Twomey, Jennifer Kelleher
Cork Ardscoil Uí Urmoltaigh Investigating alternatives for foetal bovine serum in cultured meat practice Intermediate Group 4547 Paddy O’Halloran, Jack O’Donovan, John Mullan
Cork Clonakilty Community College An Investigation into the Use of a Colloidal Clay Suspension as an Organic Post Emergence Herbicide Intermediate Group 4507 Cian M Downey, James O Brien
Cork St Aloysius College Carrigtwohill Chondrus crispus seaweed: Improving on biodegradable plastic Intermediate Group 2542 Emily Fitzgerald-O’Hanlon, Sarah Mulkeen, Elizabeth Faustyna Long
Cork Douglas Community School Sunflower Pith as a biodegradable packaging alternative Intermediate Group 4555 Benjamin Velon, Eoin Cottrell, Jamie O Callaghan
Donegal Scoil Mhuire Is exercise recovery time in teenager’s dependent on the type of sport participated in. Intermediate Individual 4204 Jennifer Doherty
Donegal Abbey Vocational School Flax as an alternative to heavy duty plastic strapping Intermediate Group 3521 Ella Doherty, Ailbhe Loughney,
Donegal Scoil Mhuire A classification of fingerprint patterns among Irish adults Intermediate Group 4521 Andreea Radu, Philomena O’Brien
Down South Eastern Regional College – Bangor Campus Trachemys scripta and their detrimental impact on Irish freshwater habitats Senior Group 4601 Emma Zubin, Tyler Patten
Dublin Templeogue College Synthesis, my software to measure destruction of the amazon rain forest using satellite imagery. Senior Individual 3310 Joshua Butler
Dublin Belvedere College We are not safe. Intermediate Individual 3208 Brian Kelleher
Dublin Coláiste Chilliain Ar cheart go mbeadh suíocháin aghaidh ar chúl éigeantach? Senior Individual 1302 Kirsten Ní Ghamhna
Dublin St Andrew’s College Toxicological investigation of pesticides, using paramecium as a model organism Senior Individual 4307 Giulia Baratta
Dublin Sandford Park School Ltd Testing the effects of SO2, NO2 and particulate matter on the air quality surrounding trees. Junior Group 4414 Breffni Carroll, Ruth Caraway Pointon
Dublin St Mary’s Secondary School e-CBT – An Electronic Solution To Impulse Control Junior Individual 3102 Mony Aramalla
Dublin Skerries Community College Myth-busting Soapnuts Senior Individual 4303 Louis Grelet
Dublin St Mary’s Secondary School An investigation into the creation & awareness of the 20×20 female sports campaign. Does it have the power to shift Ireland’s cultural perception and participation of women in sport Intermediate Group 1565 Rugile Auskalnyte, Aoife Scully, Aoife Hughes
Dublin Loreto High School Investigating the antimicrobial effects of herbal plant and vegetable extracts against a plant pathogen. Intermediate Individual 4203 June Polgolla
Dublin Gonzaga College What’s the ‘Carbon Cost’? Intermediate Group 1541 Alex Mc Donnell, Emmet O’ Boyle
Dublin Sutton Park School Using Photosynthesis in the Design of Eco-Friendly Housing Intermediate Individual 4211 Eliana Coughlan
Dublin Kishoge Community College Algorithmic Mood Detector using facial recognition Intermediate Group 3410 Madalina Costovici, Nedas Smigelskas
Dublin St Marys College – C.S.Sp. Using a heart rate sensor and an E-Bike to create a more accessible bicycle Senior Group 3605 Samuel Byers, Ben Sheeran, Tim Cleary
Dublin Ardgillan Community College Hybrid Home Appliances Intermediate Group 3509 Marcela Mahon Mas, William Leonard
Dublin Sandford Park School Ltd Which factor can cause the most affect to the golf ball hitting distances? Junior Individual 2107 Alex Li
Dublin Scoil Chaitriona Na contúirtí a bhaineann le mí-úsáid antaibheathach i ndaoine. Intermediate Individual 1229 Michael Kennedy
Dublin St Joseph’s Secondary School Bird super soaker-a water cannon for driving away birds Intermediate Group 4571 Dylan Murtagh Wilde, Killian Harford, Alex Boland
Galway Presentation College Headford Exploring Schools App Intermediate Group 3518 Elana Monaghan, Saibh Malcolm
Galway Dominican College An investigation into the Tsiolkovsky rocket equation Intermediate Individual 2204 Lucy Garrett
Galway Presentation College Athenry Investigation of a Compact Electromagnetic Satellite Launch System Junior Individual 2103 Samuel Regan
Kildare Coláiste Naomh Mhuire An investigation on the effects of Microplastics, Larger low-density Polyethylene Pellets and Biodegradable Plastic on the growth of Thale Cress [Arabidopsis Thaliana] Intermediate Group 4567 Grace Moloney, Eimear Freeley, Aisling Hughes
Kildare Naas Community College Makeup Cost 💸Vs Makeup Quality Senior Group 2606 Sarah Shanfrezan, Qistina Syazulifah, Mutiat Adebayo
Kilkenny Meánscoil na mBráithre Criostaí iPads vs. Textbooks? An Investigation into the Effect of iPads on Academic Success. Intermediate Group 1532 Cathal Norton, Matthew O’Sullivan
Kilkenny Loreto Secondary School Is there a place for older people on social media and smartphone applications? Intermediate Group 1549 Orla Flynn, Sophie Maher, Kate Browne
Kilkenny Loreto Secondary School Heed your speed-the impact of a behavioural change intervention on driver behaviour Intermediate Group 1562 Maebh Richardson, Lucy Harte, Clara Cashin
Leitrim Carrick-On-Shannon Community School The lasting effects of Arigna coal mine on the environment Intermediate Group 2507 Hannah Stenson, Erica Mc Tiernan
Leitrim Ballinamore Community School Decline in rural Ireland and its effect on people’s well being Intermediate Individual 1201 Molly Prior
Leitrim Carrick-On-Shannon Community School An investigation into the effect of soil vibrations on soil biodiversity Intermediate Group 4558 Daragh O’Beirne, Emmett Regan, Iarlaith O Brien
Limerick Castletroy College VAR AI – Efficient Intelligent Decisions Intermediate Individual 3210 Liam O’Mara
Limerick Hazelwood College Take Your Tent Home – An innovative approach at reducing waste generated by festival-goers Junior Group 1416 Daniel O’Connell, Eoin Tynan, Stephen Minihane
Limerick Ardscoil Ris ScootSure – Making Electric Scooters Safer and Insurable Using AI Intermediate Individual 3202 Niall Meade
Limerick Salesian Secondary College, Pallaskenry Iris tracker through OpenCV to assist people who are unable to use their arms Intermediate Group 3516 Gerard Garvey, Cathal Gaumont
Limerick Ardscoil Ris The Spine Saving Schoolbag Intermediate Group 3503 Darragh Murphy, Thomas Collins
Longford Mercy Secondary School What factors influence the educational aspirations of girls from the Midlands? Intermediate Group 1598 Ruth Farrell, Ciara Gavigan, Ellen Costello
Louth St Mary’s Diocesan School Rotten Energy Junior Group 2404 Rian Gray, Luke Dalton, Tadhg Kearney
Mayo St Muredachs College To Investigate the Effect of Spreading Slurry on Earthworms Junior Group 4402 Adrian Tuffy, Ultan Tuffy
Mayo Jesus & Mary Secondary School Using Linguistic Analytic Techniques to Highlight Negative Sentiments in Social Media Activity Senior Individual 2306 Gordon McHale
Meath Franciscan College Relating Personality Factors like School Subject Preferences to Fingerprint Patterns Senior Individual 4308 Makua Ifediora
Meath Eureka Secondary School Food Eco Rating Intermediate Group 4563 Aine Rooney, Katie Sheridan, Grainne Nevin
Monaghan Castleblayney College When does your nose doze? Junior Group 4407 Sarah Mooney, Katie Mooney
Offaly Gallen Community School Tackling back pain due to sitting posture using technology Intermediate Individual 3211 Eoin Sheridan
Offaly Sacred Heart Secondary School How tinnitus effects learning in the classroom Intermediate Group 1592 Alex Drea, Ruby Bennett, Lauren Kavanagh
Offaly Tullamore College Is There a Correlation Between Hand-Eye Coordination and Peripheral Vision Intermediate Group 1536 Jack Saunders, Kian Baniassadi
Roscommon Scoil Mhuire gan Smál Inis dom, nach maith leat Gaeilge? Intermediate Group 1506 Isabelle Ní Stiofain Leochain, Síoda Nic Aonghusa,
Roscommon St Nathy’s College An investigation into the effect that local industry has on the water quality of the Lung river in Co. Roscommon Junior Group 4427 Leah McCabe, Naomi Cahil, Caoimhe Duffy
Sligo Ursuline College I’ve Got The Power! – An Electromechanically Controlled Flexible Lens for Photovoltaic Cells Intermediate Group 3533 Ella McDaid, Niamh Carolan, Lile Hensey
Sligo Ursuline College Weight Loss at the Speed of Light Intermediate Group 4505 Rosha McDonnell, Laoise Moylan
Waterford Gaelcholáiste Phort Láirge An bhfuil Uachtar Reoite 99 Sabhailte? Intermediate Group 2508 Kate Ni Scinneir, Heather De Spáinn
Westmeath Sacred Heart School Tullamore Adolescent perceptions of barriers to accessing mental health services: A cross-sectional study Senior Individual 1304 Ruairi Lyons
Westmeath Colaiste Mhuire A-Ok, A digital communication wristband for people with autism. Junior Individual 3101 Hugh Murtagh
Westmeath Marist College Future of transport: can Ireland reach 1 million e-cars by 2030? Intermediate Group 3528 Dylan Corcoran, Rory Kilgarriff, Donagh Claffey
Westmeath Colaiste Mhuire Steering Us To Safety: An interactive steering wheel with accompanying application Junior Group 3401 Oran Dunne, Oisin Smullen, Luke Raeside
Westmeath Colaiste Mhuire Luas Alert Junior Group 3411 Killian McGrath, Evan McGreal, Kyle O Mahoney
Westmeath Moate Community School Effects of dredging on the River Shannon Intermediate Group 4513 Cliona Mc Cormack, Emily Korzeniewski
Westmeath St Finian’s College Is Your Well Water Well?- In-line monitoring of private water supplies using sensors. Intermediate Group 2511 Maya Kamboj, Michael Corcoran
Westmeath Athlone Community College Are Professional Golfers As Good As We Think Intermediate Group 2526 Adam Milton, Shane Cleary, Emma Flannery
Westmeath Meán Scoil an Chlochair Fighting for breath; is the school drop off harmful to students’ health Intermediate Group 2532 Tiarnan Clarke MacMahon, Owen Bagnall, Luke Seery
Wexford Vocational College Bunclody Keeping the young modern teenage Traveller in school. Intermediate Group 1582 Leah Coleman, Leah Power, Hannah Kavanagh
Wicklow St Gerard’s Electric Paint – how much graphite is needed to heat your home? Intermediate Individual 2203 Evan Dargan Hayes

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SCHOOL COUNTY SCHOOL NAME PROJECT TITLE CATEGORY AGE CATEGORY PROJECT TYPE STAND NUMBER STUDENT(S)
Clare Coláiste Mhuire Ennis Comparative study on the biodegradability of polycarbonates derived from various sugars Chemical Physical & Mathematical Sciences Intermediate Individual 2214 Cliona O’Keeffe
Cork Colaiste Treasa A statistical analysis of the impact of adolescent smartphone use on adolescent social anxiety and social isolation. Social and Behavioural Sciences Junior Individual 1101 Ava Hynes
Cork Colaiste Treasa Investigating the viability of two methane reducing Lactic Acid Bacteria (LAB) strains in a mini silo trial. Biological and Ecological Intermediate Group – 2 Students 4512 Clodagh Hogan, Sarah Jordan
Cork Coláiste Choilm A statistical investigation into the prevalence of gender stereotyping in 5-7 year olds and the development of an initiative to combat gender bias. Social and Behavioural Sciences Intermediate Group – 2 Students 1512 Cormac Harris, Alan O’ Sullivan
Cork Coláiste Muire Crosshaven Would Cork Have Been Napoleon’s Waterloo? – A Study on Martello Towers in Cork Harbour as a Successful Defence Mechanism during the Napoleonic Era. Chemical Physical & Mathematical Sciences Intermediate Group – 2 Students 2519 Bebhinn Blanche Lombard, Eilís O’Donoghue,
Donegal Choláiste Cholmcille Does plastic effect the quality of the water in it Chemical Physical & Mathematical Sciences Junior Individual 2101 Alessandro Cian
Dublin Mount Anville Secondary School Investigating and Simulating the Theoretical Collision of Two Interacting Galaxies’ Supermassive Black Holes Chemical Physical & Mathematical Sciences Intermediate Group – 3 Students 2520 Katie Shaw, Ciara McCormick, Alice Maddock O’Driscoll
Dublin Moyle Park College To investigate the lung capacity of different age groups based on their activity levels Biological and Ecological Junior Group – 2 Students 4416 Eoghan Halpin, Matthew McKenna
Dublin Alexandra College Handiful Technology Intermediate Group – 3 Students 3540 Maya Herz, Kate Seoyeon Kim, Bethany Stanley
Dublin St Joseph’s Secondary School An Analysis of the Carbon Footprint of a 30 Month Old Beef Animal Versus a 36 Month Old Beef Animal Biological and Ecological Junior Group – 2 Students 4420 Darragh Halpin, Andrew Leonard
Galway Glenamaddy Community School PianEASYmo: a new mathematical-based system to help people learn to play the piano Technology Junior Group – 3 Students 3413 Davóg Kelly, Ava Doherty, Sarah Raftery
Galway Coláiste Iognáid S.J. BOTTLE SHOT – A Nudge in the Right Direction Social and Behavioural Sciences Junior Group – 3 Students 1418 Riain Kennedy, Andrew Gordon, Reuben Florisson
Leitrim Carrick-On-Shannon Community School How colours effect brain performance in state exams Social and Behavioural Sciences Intermediate Individual 1222 Sophie McCabe
Limerick Castletroy College VAR AI – Efficient Intelligent Decisions Technology Intermediate Individual 3210 Liam O’Mara
Limerick Salesian Secondary College Pallaskenry Iris tracker through OpenCV to assist people who are unable to use their arms Technology Intermediate Group – 2 Students 3516 Gerard Garvey, Cathal Gaumont
Londonderry St Mary’s College Investigating harmful chemicals in Vaping Liquid and Vapours Chemical Physical & Mathematical Sciences Senior Individual 2303 Hollie Harkin
Mayo Jesus & Mary Secondary School Neurotypicals Vs Neurodivergents Reactions To Different Coloured L.E.Ds Social and Behavioural Sciences Intermediate Individual 1208 Lucia Waters Rowland
Offaly Tullamore College Is There a Correlation Between Hand-Eye Coordination and Peripheral Vision Social and Behavioural Sciences Intermediate Group – 2 Students 1536 Jack Saunders, Kian Baniassadi
Roscommon Elphin Community College AK Hydro Lighting Technology Intermediate Individual 3220 Karl Gilmartin
Tipperary St. Mary’s Secondary School Can being environmentally friendly affect our mood? Social and Behavioural Sciences Senior Group – 3 Students 1711 Niamh Anderson, Roisin Hayes, Molly Quinlan
Waterford Blackwater Community School Electricity generator Technology Junior Individual 3103 Tiernan Stevenson
Westmeath Meán Scoil an Chlochair Fighting for breath; is the school drop off harmful to students’ health Chemical Physical & Mathematical Sciences Intermediate Group – 3 Students 2532 Tiarnan Clarke MacMahon, Owen Bagnall, Luke Seery
Westmeath Our Lady’s Bower Bio Gum Biological and Ecological Junior Group – 3 Students 4428 Jessica Mollie, Eimear Gillen, Mollie McDonnell
Westmeath Our Lady’s Bower Citrus Peels – The answer to global drought Biological and Ecological Senior Individual 4309 Leah Shaw

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