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Below are details of competitions open to schools in the 2019/2020 school year. If you want to add a free competition listing, use the button on bottom of the page.

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Book of Kells Competition
Book Of Kells Competition
Closing date: 30/11
School Level: All
Trinity College Dublin is calling on the nation to get creative this autumn. Entrants are invited to create a drawing, painting or sketch inspired by Irish culture and the Book of Kells in a modern and innovative way OR write a poem or short story inspired by Irish culture and the Book of Kells. Judges will be looking for creative and modern interpretations of the images from the Book. The competition is open to all ages and there are cash prizes up for grabs for individuals, schools and youth clubs. tcd.ie
e: BOKcompetition@tcd.ie
TCD, College Green, Dublin 2
Transition Year Show 2019
Transition Year Show 2019
Closing date: 28/09
School Level: Secondary
For a chance to win a FREE BUS TRIP TO & BACK for your SCHOOL with Transition Year Show 2019, September 24th & 25th, Punchestown Event Centre, Naas, Co. Kildare. Find out more & Follow us on Facebook @Transitionyearshow2019 transitionyearireland.ie
e: fiona@guerinmedia.ie
Naas,Co. Kildare
All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad
All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad
Closing date: 24/01
School Level: Secondary
The All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad (AILO) is a contest in which secondary school students develop their own strategies for solving problems in fascinating languages from around the globe. Students must use their ingenuity to solve Puzzles such as deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphics, decoding numerical spy codes, and interpreting ancient Mayan poetry. All second level students from schools in Ireland, both North and South, are eligible to participate.  ailo.adaptcentre.ie
e: ailo@adaptcentre.ie
ReelLIFE SCIENCE Competition
Reellife Science Competition
to 18/10
School Level: All
The ReelLIFE SCIENCE Video Competition is back for 2019! The contest is open to participants of all ages, from Primary and Secondary schools, community groups, and Youth clubs all around Ireland. ReelLIFE SCIENCE encourages participants to pick up a camera or smartphone and make an engaging and educational three minute video communicating a science topic for the general public. The makers of the best videos will receive €1000 in prize money. reellifescience.com
e: reellifescience@nuigalway.ie
One Good Idea
One Good Idea
to 08/03 Closing date: 16/11
School Level: All
This annual SEAI school competition is open to primary and post primary schools. Every year students are asked to come up with One Good Idea that will save energy/help tackle climate change/inspire lifestyle changes in the people around them. Students' campaign should show people in your community how your One Good Idea can make a difference to them, their pocket and our planet. www.seai.ie
e: info@seai.ie
<span style='text-transform:uppercase;'>BT</span> Young Scientist 2020
Bt Young Scientist 2020
Closing date: 24/09
School Level: Secondary
The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition takes place from 8th to 11th January 2020, at the RDS in Dublin. Entries must be submitted by Tuesday 24th of September 2019. For event updates or for more information on how to enter competition, visit the site below.www.btyoungscientist.com
e: youngscientist@bt.com
RDS