Special Awards


Award Title SchoolName School County Student Names
Bell Labs Special Award Non-integrated LED bulb Sacred Heart Secondary School Cork Ellen Fitzgerald, Aoife Dolan, Niamh Nyhan
Best Project In Irish Award Eolaíocht na bPíobaí Uileann Bandon Grammar School Cork Aisling Sage, Ryan Culhane
COMREG Special Award Addressing the issue of unnoticed road signs St Nathy's College Roscommon Alex Gallagher Lynch
Ei Electronics Special Award Buzz alarm for the hearing impaired Coláiste Chiaráin Limerick Kalin Foy
Eli Lilly Special Award A comparative study of the antioxidant effects of natural and synthetic food preservatives St Mary's College Londonderry Eadaoin Nash
EMC Data Hero Award The changing geography of the young scientist competition Mary Immaculate Secondary School - Lisdoonvarna Clare Rhianna McMahon, Keelan McMahon
Environmental Protection Agency The demise of our hedgerow trees and shrubs- a consequence of the economic downturn and farm grant aid policy- implications for our environment Portora Royal School Fermanagh Cliona Mulligan
GAA Special Award Kill Tech - A design to reduce controversy in Handball refereeing Coláiste Bhaile Chláir Galway Daragh Jordan, Conor Finnerty, Séan Mitchell
Geological Survey of Ireland Why are the beaches in Clare different colours? Mary Immaculate Secondary School - Lisdoonvarna Clare Tess Casasin Sheridan, Aoife Doherty
Google Creative Technology Award- Best Female Zero: An app to reduce food wastage in the home St. Leo's College Carlow Emma Townsend
Google Creative Technology Award- Best group Farm theft control app John The Baptist Community School Limerick Brian Thompson, Ian Dooley, Cathal Shanahan
Google Creative Technology Award- Best Male Citation needed: An article based news aggregator Coláiste Choilm Cork Caelen Feller
Health Research Board Stayin' Alive: Investigating the effects of a metronome on lay people performing CPR Jesus & Mary Secondary School Sligo Eamonn Sweeney
HEAnet A research study of the X-ray properties of black hole binary stars Dominican College - Drumcondra Dublin Kate Culligan, Clodagh Hunt-Sheridan
HP Innovation4Good Award Kayleigh's key to speech Gaelcholáiste Mhuire Cork Conchúr Breathnach, Antóin Ó Dúllaing, Craig Ó Conghaile
IE Domain Registry Are teenagers too trusting of the Internet? Loreto Secondary School - Navan Meath Lisa Ballantyne, Rachel Somers
Institute of Physics in Ireland Special Award The detection and impact of solar flares in the upper atmosphere Wellington College Antrim Peter Duffin, Ricki Duffield
Institute of Technology Ireland Special Award An investigation in to how oil and water droplets react in zero gravity Dominican College - Wicklow Wicklow Lauren Fahey, Jade Duffy
Intellectual Venturers A cheapadh fréamhshamhail do brathadóir oighear tar éis an dorchadas lena n-úsáid ar bhóithre na hÉireann Coláiste Ailigh Donegal Eóin MacGaoithín, Ronan MacGaoithín
Irish Aid in collaboration with WorldWise Global Schools and Self Help Africa Solar powered water sanitation Ballyclare High School Antrim Emily Lecky, Zoe Cheshire
Irish Medicines Board Special Award Asthma acoustics St Mary's Limavady Londonderry Erin Bennett
Irish Patents Office Special Award Moo Boots; Protective boot for cows Bush Post Primary School Louth Conor Ryan, Stephen Lynch, Stephen Woods
Irish Research Council The vibe of the hive Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh Limerick Daragh Exton, Matt Lucey
Irish Science Teachers' Association Special Award A statistical analysis of parental awareness of the food content in primary school children’s lunches Loreto Secondary School - Wexford Wexford Claire Cullen, Laura Bruen, Michelle Fox
Jack Restan Special Award Water leak detection system Tullamore College Offaly Lorcan O'Rourke, Gavin Mooney, Emma Kirwan
National Children's Research Centre Special Award The effects of using school chairs on teenagers’ backs and posture Coláiste Pobail Acla Mayo Catherine Gallagher, Alva Vesey, Emer Vesey
Northern Ireland Best Project Renewable production of ethanol bio fuel South Eastern Regional College - Bangor Campus Down Kyle Clarke, Conan Mulraine
Road Safety Authority Special Award The development and evaluation of a vehicular proximity warning device for bicycles Scoil Mhuire Cork Abby Horgan, Ciara Murphy, Ciara Donoghue
Science Foundation Ireland Special Award To investigate the nutritive value of gorse and heather as a food source for mountain sheep Mulroy College Donegal Chloe Bradley
Psychological Society of Ireland Special Award Exercise your mind Schull Community College Cork Elyssa Curran, Aishling Connolly, India Bartholomew