Social & Behavioural Sciences

Award Title SCHOOL NAME SCHOOL COUNTY PROJECT TITLE AGE CATEGORY PROJECT TYPE STAND NUMBER STUDENT(S)
Social and Behavioral Intermediate Group 1st place Loreto Secondary School, Balbriggan Dublin Girls confidence in maths and stem careers Intermediate Group 1599 Ella Walsh, Robyn Bagley, Ella Markey
Social and Behavioral Senior Individual 3rd place Lumen Christi College Londonderry The Effect Of Music On Focused Attention Senior Individual 1308 Shannon McClenaghan
Social and Behavioral Intermediate Group 3rd place C.B.S. Secondary School Kerry A statistical analysis into vaccine hesitancy in first year males Intermediate Group 1531 Swithin Pais, Joshua O’Sullivan
Social and Behavioral Intermediate Group 2nd place Blackwater Community School Waterford “Born this way” – A statistical analysis into the correlation between method of accouchement and autoimmune diseases. Intermediate Group 1527 Molly Kenny, Rachel Roche
Social and Behavioral Senior Individual 2nd place Tullamore College Offaly IVF- An analysis of the who, the how and the when. Senior Individual 1315 Aoife Redmond
Social and Behavioral Senior Group 2nd place St. Mary’s College Galway Feeling Tyred? A clarification in the RSA ‘Tiredness Kills’ campaign Senior Group 1712 Mircea Tabalae, Nathan McNeela, Cathal Forde
Social and Behavioral Senior Group 1st place Cashel Community School Tipperary Don’t Miss A Day Of School Senior Group 1709 Diarmuid English, Finbarr English, Kiril Cariov
Social and Behavioral Senior Individual 1st place Heywood Community School Laois An investigation into how physical literacy and parental physical activity levels affects young people’s PAL Senior Individual 1301 Evan Hogg
Social and Behavioral Senior Group 3rd place Millstreet Community School Cork Awareness of testicular cancer in young boys and men Senior Group 1710 Harry Linehan, Darragh Cashman, Donagh Murphy
Social and Behavioral Junior Individual 1st place St Joseph’s Secondary School Dublin Sans Eyes, Sans Ears: An Analysis of Dual-Coded Information in Aural Exams. Junior Individual 1106 Emma McCann
Social and Behavioral Junior group 3rd place Roscommon Community College Roscommon The “Student Voice” on Exploring First Year Students’ Experience of Mathematics Teaching and Learning during a Time of Transition. Junior Group 1411 Mairead Lohan, Grace Dwyer, Chloe McNamara
Social and Behavioral Junior Individual 3rd place Mungret Community College Limerick To investigate the attitudes of Irish Secondary School students towards global catastrophes Junior Individual 1103 Caitlin Talbot
Social and Behavioral Junior Individual 2nd place Kinsale Community School Cork “The Latte Levy” – What is the cost tipping point and why do we not always choose reusable cups? Junior Individual 1100 Ellen Crowley
Social and Behavioral Junior group 2nd place St. Brogan’s College Cork Emotional Intelligence why it can matter more than IQ Junior Group 1400 Lucy Teape, Lisa Nield
Social and Behavioral Intermediate Individual 2nd place Our Lady’s Bower Westmeath Can Singapore Bar Models help to simplify Chemistry? Intermediate Individual 1203 Clare Reidy
Social and Behavioral Intermediate Individual 1st place Kinsale Community School Cork A statistical investigation into the power of 0 Intermediate Individual 1211 Ben Loughnane
Social and Behavioral Junior group 1st place Coláiste Iognáid S.J. Galway BOTTLE SHOT – A Nudge in the Right Direction Junior Group 1418 Riain Kennedy, Andrew Gordon, Reuben Florisson
Social and Behavioral Intermediate Individual 3rd place Avondale Community College Wicklow Music to My Ears: A Statistical Analysis of the Effects of Earphones on a Road Users Perception Intermediate Individual 1213 Brendan Conroy

Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Sciences

Award Title SCHOOL NAME SCHOOL COUNTY PROJECT TITLE AGE CATEGORY STAND NUMBER STUDENT(S)
Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Senior Group 3rd Place Presentation College Cork Does Every Cloud Have A Silver Lining? – An Investigation into the Acute Effects of e-Cigarette Use Senior 2604 Illann Wall, Caomhán Budhlaeir
Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Senior Group 2nd Place Loreto Secondary School, Balbriggan Dublin Using chitosan to create a biodegradable, antimicrobial plastic alternative to aid in the reduction of plastic waste in hospitals. Senior 2602 Zainab Shahid, Mizna Shahid
Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Intermediate Group 2nd Place Castleknock Community College Dublin A study of how the structures of pyrite degrade using artificial oxidation Intermediate 2500 Alison Egan, Caoimhe Harrington
Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Intermediate Group 1st Place Our Lady’s Secondary School Monaghan Icy Hot: An investigation to prove the existence of the Mpemba Effect and examine under which physical circumstances it can occur. Intermediate 2536 Kaitlin Brereton, Emma Bannigan, Ryan George
Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Senior Group 1st Place Bandon Grammar School Cork A Statistical Analysis into the Accuracy of Weather Forecasts in Predicting Hot vs Cold Temperatures Senior 2600 Katrin Birk, Aisling Barry
Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Senior Individual 2nd Place Synge Street CBS Dublin Explorations Inspired by an Infinite Series Studied by Ramanujan and H. F. Sandham Senior 2304 Carl Jones
Chemical, Physical and Mathematical Senior Individual 1st Place St Aloysius College Carrigtwohill Cork Photoactive Water Purification: Novel Materials for Global Accessibility to Clean Water Senior 2302 Aoife Morris
Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Senior Individual 3rd Place St Mary’s College Londonderry Investigating harmful chemicals in Vaping Liquid and Vapours Senior 2303 Hollie Harkin
Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Senior Individual 2nd Place Synge Street CBS Dublin Explorations Inspired by an Infinite Series Studied by Ramanujan and H. F. Sandham Senior 2304 Carl Jones
Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Intermediate Group 3rd Place Loreto Secondary School, Balbriggan Dublin An Investigation into the Components of Picea Sitchensis Sap and its Antibacterial Properties Intermediate 2515 Jennifer Bura, Alana Foy-Nicolleau
Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Junior Individual 1st Place St Conleth’s College Dublin The effectiveness of colour on a bike light Junior 2104 Cúan Moore, ,
Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Junior Group 3rd Place St Patrick’s College Tyrone Does a higher volume of oil in foundation increase the risk of acne cosmetia? Junior 2405 Gaudvile Paulauskaite, Goda Ablonskyte, Kate McGoldrick
Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Junior Individual 3rd Place Synge Street CBS Dublin A Simple Iterative Method for Solving Diophantine Equations Junior 2100 Aditya Joshi, ,
Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Junior Individual 2nd Place Castletroy College Limerick A Plastic for Our Planet – Toward a Sustainable Biodegradable Junior 2109 Orna Collins, ,
Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Junior Group 2nd Place St. Brogan’s College Cork Can We Control Crystal Growth with Surfaces? Junior 2403 Muireann McCarthy, Maighread KIely, Kelly-Anne O Sullivan
Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Intermediate Individual 2nd Place Coláiste Mhuire Ennis Clare Comparative study on the biodegradability of polycarbonates derived from various sugars Intermediate 2214 Cliona O’Keeffe, ,
Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Intermediate Individual 1st Place Synge Street CBS Dublin Extensions of Marden’s Theorem Intermediate 2209 Yaduvir Harhangi, ,
Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Junior Group 1st Place St Mary’s Secondary School Mallow Cork An Investigation into the Photolytic Degradation of the Nitrate Radical (NO3) by Light Pollution in Cork City and County Junior 2407 Sophie McQuillan, Roisin Grant,
Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Intermediate Individual 3rd Place Coláiste na Coiribe Galway Detecting Gravitational waves by analysing interferometer data while increasing the range of detection and accuracy. Intermediate 2216 Ruán O’Donnell, ,

Technology

Award Title SCHOOL NAME SCHOOL COUNTY PROJECT TITLE AGE CATEGORY PROJECT TYPE STAND NUMBER STUDENT(S)
Technology Senior Individual 3rd place St. Angela’s College Cork S.P.E.D (Solar Powered Educational Device) Senior Individual 3307 Anna O’Connor
Technology Senior Individual 2nd place Gonzaga College Dublin Learning to communicate and collaborate: Discovering optimal cooperative multiplayer non-zero-sum game strategies and environments using deep learning Senior Individual 3305 Luke Rickard
Technology Intermediate Group 2nd place St. Fintan’s High School Dublin Applying the Turing Test to self-made algorithms for musical composition Intermediate Group 3507 Michael Doyle, Fionn McGregor
Technology Intermediate Group 1st place Patrician Secondary School Kildare Reusable Braille Translator Intermediate Group 3513 Ruairi Mullally, Justin Cunningham
Technology Senior Individual 1st place Bandon Grammar School Cork Vender Independent Age Verification (VIAV) Senior Individual 3311 Greg Tarr
Technology Senior Group 1st place The Institute Of Education – Dublin Dublin A Kinetic Energy Recovery System For Modern Road Cars Senior Group 3601 Rhys Mordaunt, Rohan Kadam
Technology Junior Individual 1st place Sandford Park School Ltd Dublin JC Coder – An e-learning Website for Teachers and Students of the Junior Cycle Short Course in Coding. Junior Individual 3105 Benjamin Murray
Technology Senior Group 3rd place Colaiste An Phiarsaigh Cork A Sustainably Powered Dry Heat Steriliser for Medical Devices in the Developing World Senior Group 3607 Síomha Nic Aodha, Avril O’ Mahony, Paddy O’ Donnell
Technology Senior Group 2nd place Ursuline College Sligo We Didn’t Start the Fire – The development of a portable charging station that simultaneously alerts to overheating while providing a fire proof environment Senior Group 3600 Bríd Madden, Maura Madden
Technology Junior Group 3rd place Our Lady’s Bower Westmeath Reeling in the Years – An Adaptive Machine Learning Algorithm to Measure Interactivity of Elderly Users Junior Group 3415 Ciara Fallon, Marie Flatley, Arlene Devery
Technology Junior Group 2nd place Gonzaga College Dublin The Ultimate Smart Bike Lock Junior Group 3416 Joe O’Grady, Justin Ikwu, Toby Burns
Technology Junior Individual 3rd Dundalk Grammar School Louth NOVA: Innovative Navigational Aid for the Visually Impaired. Junior Individual 3100 Solomon Doyle
Technology Junior Individual 2nd place Blackwater Community School Waterford Electricity generator Junior Individual 3103 Tiernán Stevenson
Technology Junior Group 1st place Kinsale Community School Cork Energy Efficient Fridge Junior Group 3412 Ian Cullinane, Noah Dennehy Bailey, Jake Grace
Technology Intermediate Individual 1st place Gaelcholáiste Charraig Uí Leighin Cork Franken-Drón Intermediate Individual 3216 Tomas Ó’Cróinín
Technology Intermediate Group 3rd place St. Joseph’s Secondary School Meath Periodt. Intermediate Group 3520 Sophie McElligott, Salome Maher Bordalo
Technology Intermediate Individual 3rd place Ard Scoil Na Mara Waterford Joint righting: An accurate electronic kinematics and muscle strength system for improved patient recovery after joint surgery. Intermediate Individual 3204 Caoimhín O’Leary
Technology Intermediate Individual 2nd place Coláiste Choilm Cork Determining The Fastest Route Between Two Control Points On An Orienteering Course Intermediate Individual 2207 Liam Cotter

Biological & Ecological Sciences

Award Title SCHOOL NAME SCHOOL COUNTY PROJECT TITLE AGE CATEGORY STAND NUMBER STUDENT(S)
Biological and Ecological Intermediate Individual 1st place Boherbue Comprehensive School Cork Not Just Any Owl Place! An Investigation Into How Habitat Influences Barn Owl Breeding Success and Prey Availability Intermediate 4215 Fionn O’Hanlon
Biological and Ecological Senior Individual 3rd place Mary Immaculate Secondary School Lisdoonvarna Clare Using Earthworms as an Indicator of Soil Health in North Clare. Senior 4312 Sarah McNamara
Biological and Ecological Intermediate Individual 3rd place Sacred Heart Secondary School Louth An evaluation of the results of isotope analysis conducted on human remains from Irish excavations to explore origins and dietary patterns. Intermediate 4200 Clíodhna Brady
Biological and Ecological Intermediate Individual 2nd place Colaiste Treasa Cork Amaranth in Ireland: a sustainable path for food security, rural regeneration and climate mitigation Intermediate 4201 Isobel Hynes
Biological and Ecological Senior Individual 2nd place Our Lady’s Bower Westmeath Citrus Peels – The answer to global drought Senior 4309 Leah Shaw
Biological and Ecological Senior Group 2nd place Millstreet Community School Cork Herbal Leys; Milk Production for the future Senior 4604 Bevin Murphy, Omar Daly, Darren Kiely
Biological and Ecological Senior Group 1st place South Eastern Regional College – Lisburn Antrim The Effect of Cigarette Smoke Extract on the Inflammatory Response in Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells Senior 4603 Caoimhe Clugston, Benjamin Gibson, Jamel Donald
Biological and Ecological Senior Individual 1st place St. Clare’s Comprehensive School Leitrim A comparison of the pre and post injury mobility and rehabilitation of hip fracture patients Senior 4301 Rachel Mc Partlin
Biological and Ecological Senior group 3rd place Coláiste An Spioraid Naoimh Cork The Cycle of Life; The use of heat produced by decaying plant materials and microorganisms to increase the rate of germination in plant life. Senior 4600 David Rasmussen, Sean O’Regan
Biological and Ecological Junior Individual 1st place Coláiste Ailigh Donegal An eifeacht atá ag easpa fuinseoige ar chúrsaí iománaíochta agus an gá atá le trial a bhaint as crainn eile chun camáin a dhéanamh in Éirinn. Junior 4100 Cormac Breathnach
Biological and Ecological Junior Group 3rd place Loreto Secondary School, Balbriggan Dublin Can Chitosan Prevent or Reduce Fungal Growth in an Herb Garden? Junior 4436 Abigail O’Brien Murray, Erica O’Brien Murray, Olivia O’Shea
Biological and Ecological Junior Individual 3rd place Coláiste Naomh Mhuire Kildare “Is our environment DYEing?” Junior 4105 Amelia Read
Biological and Ecological Junior Individual 2nd place St Joseph’s Secondary School Dublin A Statistical Analysis Of Neuromuscular Priming On Sporting Performance Junior 4106 Niall Rudden
Biological and Ecological Junior Group Joint 1st place (a) Colaiste Treasa Cork Banking on the willow: An investigation on the effectiveness of willow in promoting riverbank biodiversity Junior 4409 Hannah Walsh, Johannah Pigott
Biological and Ecological Intermediate Group 2nd place Mount Mercy College Cork To Examine the Possible Implications of Sweeteners on Mental Health Intermediate 4502 Dania Salim, Aoife Ong
Biological and Ecological Intermediate Group 1st place Loreto Secondary School Kilkenny To Prove The Impact of terroir on new make spirits Intermediate 4517 Emily Duggan, Eva Duggan,
Biological and Ecological Junior Group Joint 1st place (b) St Patrick’s High School Armagh Propolis To Bee or not to Bee Junior 4433 Ryan Clarke, Josie Lennon, Shea Mallon
Biological and Ecological Intermediate Group 3rd place Colaiste Treasa Cork Investigating the ecological conditions controlling the distribution, abundance and size of Brook and River lamprey in the Upper Blackwater SAC, Duhallow, Ireland. Intermediate 4551 Nojus Perminas, Noah Walsh, Patrick Buckley

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