Special awards

Award Title AWARD CATEGORY SCHOOL NAME SCHOOL COUNTY PROJECT TITLE AGE CATEGORY PROJECT TYPE STAND NUMBER STUDENT(S)
HEAnet- Ireland’s National Research & Education Special Awards 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
Alexion Special Awards St Marys College – C.S.Sp. Dublin Using a heart rate sensor and an E-Bike to create a more accessible bicycle Senior Group 3605 Samuel Byers, Ben Sheeran, Tim Cleary
Stripe Special Awards Bandon Grammar School Cork Vender Independent Age Verification (VIAV) Senior Individual 3311 Greg Tarr
COMREG- Commission for Communications Regulation Special Awards Gonzaga College Dublin The Ultimate Smart Bike Lock Junior Group 3416 Joe O’Grady, Justin Ikwu, Toby Burns
Road Safety Authority (RSA) Special Awards St Conleth’s College Dublin The effectiveness of colour on a bike light Junior Individual 2104 Cúan Moore
“The IV Insightful Invention Award” “ Special Awards Gaelcholáiste Charraig Uí Leighin Cork Franken-Drón Intermediate Individual 3216 Tomas Ó’Cróinín
Science for Development (Self Help Africa and Irish Aid) Special Awards St. Joseph’s Secondary School Meath Periodt. Intermediate Group 3520 Sophie McElligott, Salome Maher Bordalo
​National Council for Special Education (NCSE) Special Awards Patrician Secondary School Kildare Reusable Braille Translator Intermediate Group 3513 Ruairi Mullally, Justin Cunningham
Williams Lea Ireland Special Awards Coláiste Iognáid S.J. Galway BOTTLE SHOT – A Nudge in the Right Direction Junior Group 1418 Riain Kennedy, Andrew Gordon, Reuben Florisson
​Nokia Bell Labs Special Awards Scoil Phobail Sliabh Luachra Kerry An investigation into Electroencephalography and how it can help emulate human empathy and emotion in Artificial Intelligence Senior Individual 3306 Liam McSherry
The Trinity College Dublin Global Challenges Award Special Awards Our Lady’s Bower Westmeath Citrus Peels – The answer to global drought Senior Individual 4309 Leah Shaw
The HP Enterprise “Innovation4Good” Award Special Awards Eureka Secondary School Meath Food Eco Rating Intermediate Group 4563 Aine Rooney, Katie Sheridan, Grainne Nevin
Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Special Awards Loreto Secondary School, Balbriggan Dublin An Investigation into the Components of Picea Sitchensis Sap and its Antibacterial Properties Intermediate Group 2515 Jennifer Bura, Alana Foy-Nicolleau
IE Domain Registry (IEDR) Special Awards Belvedere College Dublin We are not safe. Intermediate Individual 3208 Brian Kelleher
The Housing Agency Special Awards St Gerard’s Wicklow Electric Paint – how much graphite is needed to heat your home? Intermediate Individual 2203 Evan Dargan Hayes
The Portwest Safety Award Special Awards 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
Irish Research Council Special Awards St. Fintan’s High School Dublin Applying the Turing Test to self-made algorithms for musical composition Intermediate Group 3507 Michael Doyle, Fionn McGregor
Best Project in Irish Special Awards 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 Individual 4100 Cormac Breathnach
Contest Unge Forskere Special Awards Bandon Grammar School Cork A Statistical Analysis into the Accuracy of Weather Forecasts in Predicting Hot vs Cold Temperatures Senior Group 2600 Katrin Birk, Aisling Barry
The Central Statistics Office (CSO) Open Data Award Special Awards Coláiste An Spioraid Naoimh Cork An Investigation into the Susceptibility of Areas in Urban Regions to Processes of Gentrification Senior Individual 1311 Ciarán Meers
ABP Food Group Special Awards St John Bosco Community College Clare Slurry Pit Saver Intermediate Group 3406 Abbey Hehir, Rebecca Murphy, Ryely Cantrell
Eli Lilly Special Awards Castleknock Community College Dublin A study of how the structures of pyrite degrade using artificial oxidation Intermediate Group 2500 Alison Egan, Caoimhe Harrington
Irish Science Teachers Association (ISTA) Special Awards Kishoge Community College Dublin Creating an Intuitive simulation for modelling Laws of Light Intermediate Group 2506 Marcin Witkowski, Oscar Gomez Keenan
Institute of Physics in Ireland (IOP) Special Awards Coláiste na Coiribe Galway Detecting Gravitational waves by analysing interferometer data while increasing the range of detection and accuracy. Intermediate Individual 2216 Ruán O’Donnell
Samsung Special Awards The Institute Of Education – Dublin Dublin A Kinetic Energy Recovery System For Modern Road Cars Senior Group 3601 Rhys Mordaunt, Rohan Kadam
Met Éireann Special Awards Colaiste Mhuire Westmeath Flood Assist :An Application and Investigation into the Long Term Effects Global Warming Will Have On Ireland Senior Group Ruán O’Donnell Cian Flaherty, Eoin Rhatigan
TEAGASC Special Awards Millstreet Community School Cork Herbal Leys; Milk Production for the future Senior Group 4604 Bevin Murphy, Omar Daly, Darren Kiely
Health Research Board Special Awards Kinsale Community School Cork A statistical investigation into the power of 0 Intermediate Individual 1211 Ben Loughnane
Jack Restan Displays Special Awards Carrick-On-Shannon Community School Leitrim The lasting effects of Arigna coal mine on the environment Intermediate Group 2507 Hannah Stenson, Erica McTiernan
Greencoat Renewables plc Special Awards Kinsale Community School Cork 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
Geological Survey Ireland (GSI) Special Awards Coláiste Choilm Cork Determining The Fastest Route Between Two Control Points On An Orienteering Course Intermediate Individual 2207 Liam Cotter
Environment Protection Agency Special Awards Castletroy College Limerick Bin Buddy – A SMART Sorting Bin Junior Group 3404 Cathal O’Mara, James O’Malley
BT – Northern Ireland best project Special Awards South Eastern Regional College – Lisburn Antrim The Effect of Cigarette Smoke Extract on the Inflammatory Response in Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells Senior Group 4603 Caoimhe Clugston, Benjamin Gibson, Jamel Donald
Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine Special Awards Colaiste Treasa Cork Amaranth in Ireland: a sustainable path for food security, rural regeneration and climate mitigation Intermediate Individual 4201 Isobel Hynes

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