SciFest Winners and Runners-Up

Well done to our Transition Year students who participated in last week’s SciFest. The standard of projects was very high, and our judges had a difficult decision!! 

Here’s the full list of winners and runners-up:

Overall Winners: Evan Healy and Dara Kelly (Comparing the capacity of rechargeable batteries with non-rechargeable batteries)

Overall Runners-up: Chloe Murphy, Emma O’Farrell, Chloe Barrett (Testing the effectiveness of different hand-washing substances to remove bacteria)

Display Award: Karen Baxter, Kevin Cogan, Eimear Farrell (Is TY for you?)

Best Communicator Award: David Crowley and Conor Moxley (Are teenagers educated in internet safety?)


1st: Aoife Stack and Oliwia Wasinska (Bacteria on make-up brushes)

2nd: Natalia Boniecka and Joanna Janzcur (Bacteria on phones)

3rd: Jemma Meada (What aggravates eczema?)


1st: Eoin Geaney, Ryan Kelleher, Joshua Ó Drisceoil

2nd: Ivan O’Herlihy and Billy Ronan (Robotics)

3rd: Darragh C. O’Brien (Renewable energy in Ireland)

Behavioural and Social Sciences

1st: Joe Bosonnet (Don’t train, what’s to blame? Investigating the social and environmental factors affecting teenage participation in sport)

2nd: Simon Arregui (Do you know anything about triglycerides?)

3rd Megan Doody (Is the Mandela effect real?)

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