IT Carlow wins 3rd Level 'Safety in Construction' Competition 2012/2013
A team from IT Carlow have won this year's ‘Safety in Construction’ competition aimed at undergraduate students. Six teams were short-listed for the final which was held at Dublin's RDS on Thursday, 7th March. Each member of the winning 'Ventus Vis Vires' team from IT Carlow received an Apple iPad. A team from NUI Galway won second place and a prize of €600. All remaining finalists received a certificate of commendation and €300 per team. The finalists included teams from IT Carlow, Letterkenny IT, and NUI Galway.
Front row from left: Dr. Anne Drummond, Chair of TLEG, with overall winning team ‘Ventus Vis Vires’: Declan Finneran, Brian Kavanagh, David Dignam, from IT Carlow, Joanne Harmon, Education Manager HSA. Back row from left: Tony Sheridan, Judging panel, Mike Keyes, Judging panel, Paraig Earley, Judging panel, and Dermot Carey, HSA Board.
Front row from left: NUI Galway team 'Exploring Energy Ireland' Matthew Burke, Alison Connolly, and Joseph Brogan who won second prize in the competition.