A Kerry student has been awarded a €20,000 scholarship.
Niamh O’Connell received the funding from the Naughton Foundation at a recent awards ceremony at Trinity College Dublin.
The former Gaelcholaiste Chiarrai, Tralee student has accepted a place at University College Dublin studying engineering.
Niamh’s former secondary school was also presented with a prize of €1,000 towards the school’s science facilities.
Since its establishment in 2008, the Naughton Foundation has awarded scholarships worth over €4million to 175 young people in the fields of science, engineering, and technology.