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Byrne congratulates Synge Street's European Young Scientists of the Year

Posted on September 26, 2012 at 12:27 PM

Minister Ruairi Quinn congratulating Ireland's European Young Scientist winners -  Minister Ruairi Quinn congratulating Mark James Kelly and Eric Doyle on their win in the Physics category of the European Young Scientist of the Year.
Minister Ruairi Quinn congratulating Mark James Kelly and Eric Doyle on their win in the Physics category of the European Young Scientist of the Year.

Deputy Eric Byrne has spoken of his delighted at the news that two former Synge Street students, Mark James Kelly and Eric Doyle, scooped the top prize in the Physics category of the European Young Scientists competition.

A former pupil of Synge Street CBS, Deputy Eric Byrne said: "Their achievement is a testament to their own hard work and the hard work of the staff of Synge Street School. I was delighted to learn last night of the success of Mark James Kelly and Eric Doyle at the European Young Scientist Competition, this news follows on from their magnificent achievement at the BT Young Scientist and Technology exhibition in January of this year."

Deputy Byrne wished Mark and Eric well in their continuing studies in UCD and TCD saying they should be very proud of their success.

Mark and Eric's project on 'Simulation accuracy in the gravitational many-body problem' followed on from the ground-breaking work of Dr. Diarmuid Ó Mathúna in the field of celestial mechanics.

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