On 28th April the Young Economist of the Year Finals took place in University College Dublin. The BIG NEWS from the day were the following two key awards for one group of First Years:
Prize 1: Environmental Sustainability Award
Prize 2 Overall National Young Economist of the Year Junior Award 2023
Project: DRS – Can money back Economics deliver change for good?
Students: Michael Owens, Benedict O’Sullivan and Kevin Cooney
The boys also featured in an article in Country Living – The Farmer’s Journal the following week:
Transition Year: Gold Medal Winner and Second Place in the Special Central Bank Prize:
Student: Callum Hughes
Project : Energy Challenges/Crisis in Ireland – Why are we so Energy Dependent on other countries & What can we do about it?
Amazing achievements by these Economics students, to receive national recognition for their work – warmest congratulations to them, their teacher Mairead O’Sullivan, and their parents too, who must be very proud.