Donegal success at BT Science awards

Donegal students collected a total of ten awards at this year's BT Young Scientist Exhibition.

Eoin Farrell of St. Eunan’s College was announced as one of the Top Four Award Winners entitled Best Individual Award.

He also collected the Health Research Board special award for his project on Paediatric resuscitation - he asked and examined how reliable are existing weight estimations are in Ireland.

Niall McSharry, Jack Roden and Julian Pawloski of Magh Ena College won an award for their project investigating the effect of hen feed on egg quality.

Aine Kavanagh from Cholaiste Cholmcille received an award for her project on how to make a million dollar movie and finding a formula for success while Annie Gallagher, Claire Grenna and Brid Robert , from the same school, were awarded for a project on child resistance asking what does it really mean.

There was success too for Sinead Hession, Aisling Ryan and Ruth McHugh from the Lorreto Convent for their project entitled Happiness is an inside job.

From Loreto Community School, Eilis McClay, Meadbh MacGinley and Laura Peoples collected an award for a study on whether Irish TV can improve children's Irish

And Roisin Gillivan of Colaiste Ailigh picked up an award for her study on the relationship between temperature and the corrosion rate of aluminum.