2012 Shortlisted Projects

Congratulations to the shortlisted projects listed below which have made it to the final of the ECO-UNESCO Young Environmentalist Awards 2012. These projects will be showcasing their work at the Gala Showcase and Awards Ceremony at the Round Round of the Mansion House on Tuesday 8th May, 2012. The Showcase is open to the public from 10.00am – 1.30pm and will be followed by the official Awards Ceremony when the winners will be announced!

Not on the list? Don’t worry – you still have chance to get through by getting votes for the People’s Choice Award 2012! We will also be posting you certificates of participation to commend your excellent work.


(Alphabetical order)

1. Ballycastle High school Antrim Renew-a-fuel
2. Ballygar Youth Project Galway BallygarForestNature Trail
3. Ballymun Regional Youth Resource Dublin Community Clean Up
4. Blakestown Community School Dublin Hats off to the environment
5. Bush Post Primary Louth Our Recycled Garden Patch
6. Calasanctius College Galway Plan for the future – take action now
7. Carnaross National School Meath Wonderful Water
8. Cavan Youthreach Cavan Trash for Trees
9. Clara Youthreach Centre Offaly Operation Rainwater
10. Daingean Youth Club Offaly Tidy teens take over
11. East Cork Youthreach Cork Seaweed Project
12. ECO Youth Choices X-Hale Group Dublin X-Hale Youth Forum
13. Ennistymon Vocational School Clare The River-Boys
14. GAP Ballymun, Global Action Plan Dublin Green Visions
15. Glasheen Boys National School Cork A Look at the Lough
16. Greenmount Youth Group Cork Titanic Recycled
17. Harmonstown Youthreach Dublin Biodiversity fracking mining
18. Holy Trinity College, Tyrone Tyrone Fighting for the environment
19. Jesus and Mary Secondary School, Enniscrone Sligo Where has all the buzz gone?
20. Lanesboro Community College Longford Caring for our environment
21. Laurel Hill Secondary School Limerick Clockwise
22. Loreto High School Beaufort Dublin Recycle or Sink
23. Loreto Secondary School Fermoy Cork Working Toward a Better World
24. Manor House Raheny Dublin Park Life
25. Mercy College Coolock Dublin Lets save energy
26. Mercy Secondary School Kerry Would You Pay For Poison
27. Mercy Secondary School Kerry Paint the Town Green
28. Mercy Secondary School, Tralee Kerry Bins Not fins
29. Moate Community College Westmeath Stop the Pollution, Find a Solution
30. Mullavilly Primary School Armagh Save energy save money
31. New Waves ECO-UNESCO Club Dublin PEPS Grasstonbury
32. O’Fiach College Louth The importance of trees in biodiversity
33. Ossory Youth Kilkenny Bridge Boys renovation project
34. Our Ladys & St. Patrick’s College Belfast Antrim The Big Tidy Up
35. Presentation College Tralee Kerry We DigWorms
36. Presentation Secondary School Limerick Recyclable Fashion
37. Presentation Secondary School Limerick Green Fingers
38. Ramelton Community Youth Project Donegal Raising Environmental Awareness Through Practical Action
39. Rosary College Dublin Rosary’s AfterSchoolGardenClub
40. Rosary College Crumlin Dublin Rosary Recycling Rascals
41. Salerno Secondary School Galway The 5 R’s
42. Seafield National School Waterford Bio Eye
43. St Benildus College Dublin Energy Savin’ Awareness Raisin’
44. St Brigid’s Loughrea Galway Green Diversity
45. St Josephs College Lucan Dublin Eco-Warriors: Our Action / The Reaction
46. St Josephs Secondary School, Stanhope  St. Dublin Stanner Green Steps
47. St Josephs Summerhill Westmeath Wormery Works
48. St Josephs Summerhill Westmeath Heavy Metalers
49. St Josephs Summerhill Westmeath Butterfly Away
50. St. Eunan’s Donegal The World is What We Make It
51. St. Kilian’s German School Dublin Candle-Lit-Concert
52. St. Mary’s Primary School Armagh Going Batty
53. St. Michael’s Lurgan Armagh Manage the Damage
54. St. Muredach’s College Mayo KillalaBaySand Dwellers
55. St. Patrick’s National School Westmeath Litter and waste
56. The Teresian School Dublin Creative Recycling
57. The Teresian School Dublin The Effect of Idling of Car Engines on the Environment
58. Waterloo Community Group Blarney Cork Biodiversity and community compost bin
59. Waterloo Renewal Group Blarney Cork TheWaterlooBird Boxers
60. Youthreach Birr Offaly Waste Doesn’t Have to Be Ugly

For further information – contact ECO-UNESCO at: t. +353 1 662 5491 | e. info@ecounesco.ie


11 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Lucy  |  April 19, 2012 at 5:48 PM

    well done everyone for getting into the final of the YEA! Hope you have a great day on 8th May – Lucy

  • 2. Patricia  |  April 20, 2012 at 12:23 PM

    Well done to Pres Tralee! Ye worm girls definitely deserved it! Ricco would be proud

  • 3. terry mc cullaugh  |  April 20, 2012 at 4:09 PM

    could you send me an email with details about the event, as yet I have not received one, only a phone cal. St marys Armagh, propject Going Batty

  • 4. ECO-UNESCO  |  April 20, 2012 at 4:17 PM

    Hi Terry – thanks for your message, the email is on the way. Please call us at (01) 662 5491 if you require any further information

  • 5. Allie  |  April 20, 2012 at 7:17 PM

    Congrats to Mercy Mounthawks Paint the Town Green and Bins not Fins!!! Keep up the good work guys!

  • 6. Fiona Brady  |  April 23, 2012 at 11:39 AM

    Good luck to Emily and all her friends in Loreto High School Beaufort, Dublin!

  • 7. Dr Mary Stack  |  April 25, 2012 at 3:59 PM

    Well done to all the Cork Schools who attended the regional finals in Life Time Lab Cork. Great presentations. High level of environmental awareness. Hope to see more schools involved next year. All the very best to the finalists on MAy 8th in Mansion Hse Dublin.
    Dr Mary Stack EAO Cork County Council

  • 8. Mrs Lowry  |  May 3, 2012 at 6:59 PM

    BEST WISHES to Mullavilly Primary School Eco Club with their project “Save Energy – Save Money”. You all have been working so hard to help the local and wider community! Well done – you are a credit to your school!

  • 9. Niamh  |  May 6, 2012 at 7:56 PM

    Gowan st. Joseph’s college Lucan 😀

  • 10. Aisling Fitzgibbon  |  May 11, 2012 at 12:37 PM

    congrats to mercy mounthawk for winning the People’s award for their fluoride project
    would you pay for poison

  • 11. Maeve  |  May 15, 2012 at 10:48 PM

    Calasanctius to win!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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