BT Young Scientist 2018

We would like to congratulate our sixteen students who have been invited to participate in the 2018 BT Young Scientist competition from 10th – 13th January 2018.

1. Category: Behavioural and Social – Junior Individual:

Isobel Hynes
Project Title: A Statistical Analysis of The Impact of Internet Parenting Style, Parental Attitude and Family Functionality On The Susceptibility of An Adolescent To Internet Addiction.

2. Category: Behavioural and Social Intermediate group:

Shauna Linehan and Noirina O’Sullivan
Project Title: Invisible Parents, Inconspicious Children. A Study of Parent-Child Separation Among The Homeless In Emergency Accommodation.

3. Category: Biological and Ecological Intermediate group:

Darragh Twomey, Neil O’Leary and Andrew Heffernan:
Project Title: Feeding 9.6 Billion People By 2050. The Effects of Pseudomonas Fluorescens L321 On Enhancing Barley Crop Yield.

4. Category: Biological and Ecological Intermediate group:

Ciara Hartnett, Maire Moylan.
Project Title: Investigating Changes In Cell Morphology As A Consequence of Caesarian-Section [C-Section] Delivery and Gender.

5. Category: Biological and Ecological Senior individual: Conleth Aspel
Project Title: Short Term Fasting Influences The Chemosensitivity of Oesophageal Cancer Cells

6. Category: Biological and Ecological Intermediate Individual:

Maeve O’Connor.
Project Title: Addressing The Global Goals for Sustainable Development: An Investigation Into The Use of Crispr-Cas9 for Targeted Genome Editing In Solanum Tuberosum.

7. Category: Chemical, Physical & Mathematical Sciences Intermediate Group:

Roisin Kavanagh and Leah Murphy.
Project Title: A Study To Identify The Various Aspects of Meteors Above South West Ireland Using Video Footage and Developing An Algorithm To Determine Camera Placement for Optimal Viewing and Accuracy.

8. Category: Social and Behavioral Sciences Intermediate group: 

Molly Browne and Sinead Moynahan.
Project Title: A Quantitative Study To Show The Effect of Female Role Models On Girls Choosing Stem Subjects At Second Level.

9. Category: Social and Behavioral Sciences Intermediate Individual: 

Roisin Foley.
Project Title: Spotting Dyslexia: A quantitative study to investigate Dyslexia symptom recognition among Irish primary school teachers of children aged 5 -7.

10. Category: Social and Behavioural Sciences Intermediate Individual: 

Sarah Murphy.

Project title: Gauging the appetite of the Irish population for Inglorious fruits and vegetables: A feasibility study.

Cork Mental Health Public Speaking Project

Well done to our TY students who took part in the Cork Mental Health Public Speaking Project. We had 3 teams competing and all 3 progressed to the next round of the competition. 

L to R: Kaitlyn Kelleher, Shauna Linehan & Hollie Linehan,

L to R: Orlagh McCarthy, Leah Murphy & Charlotte Giles

L To R: Rory O’ Connor, David Ogumefu and Norita Healy

Home Economics and Science Room Extension – Official Opening


Minister Michael Creed TD, Officially Opening the Extension, also included are Veronica Walsh, Deputy Principal, Ted Owens, CE Cork ETB, John Murphy, Principal, Bernard Moynihan, Chair of the Board of Management, Cllr Gerard Murphy and Michael Moynihan TD.
Official Opening of the extension at Colaiste Treasa, which was funded by the Cork Education and Training Board, by Mr. Michael Creed TD, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, at Coláiste Teresa, Kanturk, Co. Cork.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.

Friday last saw the opening of a fantastic new science and home Economics wing in Coláiste Treasa. The extension which has been in the pipeline for the past number of years, is a huge addition to the school. The state of the art facilities got a huge seal of  approval from Minister Michael Creed and Cork ETB Chief Executive, Mr. Ted Owens. 

The extension consists of two fully equiped science rooms, and a home Economics Room.

Construction began in January 2017 and the project was completed by September 1st. Designed by John Delaney and Ronan Clarke of Clarke & Co, Nass, Co. Kildare and built by Joe Buckley Construction Ltd. the completed build cost in the region of one million Euros. Money well spent for all concerned with Coláiste Treasa.