Connected News: Kinsale trio win global prize

Three students from Kinsale have won the Grand Prize in the 2014 Google Science Fair.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
5th October, 2014
Ciara Judge, Émer Hickey and Sophie Healy-Thow were named the Grand Prize Winner and the 15-16 age category winners of the 2014 Google Science Fair.

Three students from Kinsale have won the Grand Prize in the 2014 Google Science Fair. Ciara Judge, Émer Hickey and Sophie Healy-Thow won the 15-16 category and the overall title, beating off competition from over 90 countries. The trio won for their work on a naturally occurring bacteria called diazotroph. The group determined that the bacteria could be used to speed up the germination process of certain crops, such as barley and oats, by 50...

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