Carthy impressed by high standards at BT Young Scientists


Sinn Fein’s Matt Carthy was in attendance at the 2019 BT Young Scientists Exhibition in Dublin’s RDS this month. The Midlands Northwest MEP had high praise for the students who took park.


“These brilliant young minds will shape the Island of Ireland in years to come. Some of the ideas, studies and inventions I witnessed here today were incredible. It was an honour to meet so many of our country’s brightest students. The future really is in good hands”


Matt Carthy MEP meets students from Coláiste Dún an Rí , Kingscourt, Co. Cavan


Having perused hundreds of stalls Carthy met in person with many students from Schools across the midlands Northwest constituency. “It’s inspiring to meet so many confident young people with such progressive ideas. I really enjoyed chatting to the students and their teachers and I wholeheartedly congratulate them on what was a fantastic event.”


Matt Carthy MEP meets with students from The Patrician High School, Carrickmacross at the BT Young Scientist Exhibition


Carthy reserved particular praise for students from the Monaghan Cavan area. “I was delighted to see my homelands so well represented. I saw lots of familiar faces from Schools in Carrick, Blayney, Monaghan, Kingscourt, Belturbet and Cavan to mention a few. These students, their parents and their teachers deserve great praise.”


Matt Carthy MEP meeting with students from St. Louis’ Monaghan, Our Lady’s Castleblayney and Loretto College Cavan


The Young Scientist Exhibition has been growing from strength to strength since it’s inception in 1965 with the 2019 edition again attracting record numbers.

Carthy impressed by high standards at BT Young Scientists

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