WATCH: Tullamore school win amazing prize in science competition

A trip of a lifetime

Justin Kelly


Justin Kelly


Sacred Heart School students from Tullamore have been named as the winners of the 2017 Saffron Science Competition.

Now in its fourth year, the competition was looking for Ireland’s best and brightest young people to tackle the question: “What will be the most popular mode of transport in 2040 and how will it work?”

Saffron revealed that the judges were "blown away" by the Sacred Heart entry and congratulated them all on winning the tour to the Euro Space Centre with Saffron Travel in January. The competition was run in partnership with eflow. 

Saffron Travel thanked all of this year's entrants, finalists and their teachers as well as long term Competition sponsors and ITS Ireland.

"We would like if you would all now join us in sending huge congratulations to the pupils of Sacred Heart, who we are sure you will agree are very deserved winners," they said.

Scroll back up to watch their entry which has earned them a trip for 20 students and two teachers to the Euro Space Centre in Belgium.

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