IrJSO archive


The Irish Junior Science Olympiad (IrJSO) is a science competition for students who are under sixteen on December 31st of the year of the competition. It is held annually in Dublin City University (DCU) in October. Finalists qualify through the Junior Certificate Examinations are identified by the State Examinations Commission (SEC). All participants receive a certificate. The top three students are awarded gold medals, the next three silver and the next three bronze. The gold & silver medal winners represent Ireland at the annual International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) in December. The bronze medal winners are on the reserve list.

Between 2005 and 2016, members of the Irish delegation have been awarded a total of 31 bronze and 4 silver medals.