The Irish Junior Science Olympiad (IrJSO) is a science competition for students who are under sixteen on December 31st of the year of the competition. Finalists qualify through the Junior Certificate Examinations and are identified by the State Examinations Commission (SEC).
At the IrJSO competition, all participants will receive a certificate. The top three students are awarded gold medals, the next three silver and the next three bronze. The gold & silver medal winners represent Ireland at the annual International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) in December. The bronze medal winners are on the reserve list. The top student in the competition will be awarded the Paraic James Memorial Trophy.
The list of finalists is available in IrJSO 2018 Finalists.
Congratulations to all especially the Medal Winners.
Gold Medal winners 2018
Finley Thomas, Mercy College Woodford, Galway
Emmanuel Safo-Ankoma, St. Geralds College, Mayo
Joe Gilbride, Glenstal Abbey School, Limerick
Silver Medal winners 2018
Rachel Kenny, LHS Beaufort, Dublin
Ruadhán Mac Gloinn, Coláiste Eoin, Dublin
Asma Zulfiqar, Scoil Chríost Rí, Laoise
Bronze Medal winners 2018
Liam Hession, Garbally College, Galway
Ciarán Kavanagh, St. Gerard’s School, Wicklow
Angela He, Scoil Chríost Rí, Laois
More info on CASTeL website.