Sinn Féin education spokesperson, Jonathan O’Brien, TD, congratulated Synge Street CBS students, Mark James Kelly and Eric Doyle, who have won first prize in physics at the European Union Contest for Young Scientists in Bratislava.
Deputy O’Brien said: “I want to commend Mark and Eric for their wonderful achievement in winning this top physics award.
“The Dublin students have done their school and country proud. Ireland has now taken home top honours 14 times at this competition; which is a unique achievement.
“I understand their project developed a new mathematical approach for a range of applications including satellite placement and predicting network congestion in telecommunications.
“James and Eric obviously have a very bright future in the world of science and can be rightly proud of their efforts.”