Recent Winners

2018 Winners

Abbey Bread


Senior Category Winner

Abbey Bread, the brainchild of Transition Year student Manus Heenan from Cistercian College in Roscrea, took the top accolade in 2018 at the National Final in Croke Park.

The Abbey Bread product is a wholemeal bread mix inspired by a 100-year-old recipe from the monks from Mount St Joseph Abbey in Roscrea.

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Lift Arm Assist


Intermediate Category Winner

Lift Arm Assist is an innovative product that was developed by three students from Kilkenny. It is a hydraulic arm that replaces the lift arm stabiliser on the back of a tractor.

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Complete Caman


Junior Category Winner

Complete Camán is an all-in-one training hurley developed by five female first year students from Kerry. The product is aimed at those starting off in hurling who have never played before or those who want to improve their skills. It features colour coded handprints which show the correct position to place your hands on the hurley.

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2017 Winners



Senior Category Winner

ROC Protection from Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown were our 2017 Senior Category Champions. The three young entrepreneurs came up with a product when in TY called ROC Hurling Protective base layer. This is a specially designed padded jersey to be worn underneath a jersey of a hurler whilst on the field. It protects players from an on rushing sliotar or hurl and greatly reduces the injury rate in the game.

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Scott Engine Tables


Intermediate Category Winner

Scott Engine Tables is the brainchild of Cillian Scott from Colaiste Chill Mhantain in Rathnew in Co. Wicklow. Cillian’s very innovative and winning idea was to take old car engines and turn them into eye catching coffee tables for motor enthusiasts.

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Daisy's Bowties


Junior Category Winner

Enterprising student Blathnaid Murphy from Our Lady’s Secondary School in Drogheda stormed her way to success at the 2017 Student Enterprise National Final with her company Daisy’s Pawesome Bowties.

The then 13 year old very cleverly identified a gap in the Irish market for the production of bespoke bowties, bandanas and collars for dogs.

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