Final Call for Votes to bring Doodle 4 Google to Offaly

With only a few days left to vote, people in Offaly are being urged to show their support for four Offaly who have been named as finalists in the fifth annual Doodle 4 Google competition.

With only a few days left to vote, people in Offaly are being urged to show their support for four Offaly who have been named as finalists in the fifth annual Doodle 4 Google competition.

They are now amongst the finalists in with a chance of seeing their doodle on the Google Ireland Homepage for everyone to see. Google is urging everybody in Offaly to visit www.google.ie/doodle4google and vote for Conor, Darrell, Annie and Caoimhe.

The following students are among 75 regional finalists in with a chance of winning the competition:

* Conor Ryan (Group 3) from Scoil Bhride, Kilcormac

* Darrell Lally (Group 4) from St. Brendan’s Community School, Birr

* Annie Nichols (Group 4) from St. Brendan’s Community School, Birr

* Caoimhe Mahon (Group 5) from Banagher College Collaiste Na Sionna, Banagher

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Voting will close on March 4th 2013. The five most popular doodles, one from each age category, will go forward to the final and one of Google’s professional doodlers will select the overall winner.

The five class group winners and their teachers will receive a Chromebook each. The overall winner will have their doodle shown on the Google Ireland homepage for a full day in April 2013. The winner’s school will also receive a €10,000 technology grant from Google and for the first time the winning student will receive a scholarship of €5,000 to go towards their college studies.

For more information and to vote for the winning doodles go to: www.google.ie/doodle4google

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