Science Festival competition winners

Cavan County Council have announced the winners of the Cavan Monaghan Science Festival photography. The competition winners were revealed ahead of 6th Cavan Monaghan Science Festival that runs from tomorrow Saturday, November 6 to To Sunday, November 14, 2021.

Cavan County Council and Monaghan County Council are joining forces during Science Week by hosting the 6th Cavan Monaghan Science Festival.

The objectives of the festival are to increase the awareness and visibility of science in our society, promote the importance of science for economic growth, to promote STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) at a local & regional level and to show that STEAM is fun, educational and social.

In advance of the festival, a photography competition to showcase “Local Garden Birds” took place throughout October.

1st place

Frist place went to Daniel Murphy (18), Virginia College.

2nd place

Will Daly, (15), Bailieborough Community School, submitted by Eileen Mooney, Art Teacher.

Joint 3rd place

Jessica Gibson (18), St Bricin's College, Belturbet

Joint 3rd place

Alannah McElvaney (14), Coláiste Oiriall, Monaghan Town

Under-12 category winner

The winner in the under-12 category was Ryan Gibson (8), Mountnugent school

Special commendation

Dzhannat Podzinsha, (13) Loreto College Cavan received a special commendation for her sensitive portrayal of a dying bird.