AILO 2017 Final

The AILO 2017 Final will take place in DIT Grangegorman Friday 24th March. The final will start at 9.30AM in St Laurence’s Church and the team competition will take place that afternoon. For details on how to get to DIT Grangegorman please see here.


AILO 2017 Regional Workshops

The preparations for the All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad 2017 (AILO) picked up the pace in January this year with 17 problem-solving workshops held in schools and universities across the country reaching almost 480 students from across the island of Ireland. AILO is a key element of the nationwide Problem-Solving Initiative, supported by Science Foundation Ireland… Read More

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Minister Mitchell O’Connor launches national Problem-Solving Initiative

The Problem-Solving Initiative will foster the next generation of problem solvers for Ireland Search is on for Ireland’s top young problem solver On 7th November 2017 Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, TD, launched a major nationwide initiative aimed at fostering the next generation of skilled problem solvers for Ireland. The Problem-Solving… Read More


Help foster the next generation of Irish problem solvers

The ADAPT Centre is seeking partners and sponsors for the Problem-Solving Initiative (PSI) to help ensure the wide reach and deep impact of this ambitious initiative. The PSI incorporates: All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad 2017 International Linguistics Olympiad 2017 Family Problem-Solving Festival Day 2017 Why Sponsor the Problem-Solving Initiative? Associate your brand with an exciting nationwide… Read More

Irish Teen Problem Solvers Win World Bronze in India

Team Ireland secures a bronze medal and two honourable mention awards at the International Linguistics Olympiad in Mysore, India   2 August 2016, Dublin, Ireland: As Team Ireland departs Ireland for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Brazil, four young Irish language code-breakers have proved themselves among the world’s best problem solvers at the… Read More

Irish International Linguistics Olympiad Team Selected

Ireland’s top four secondary school Linguistic problem-solvers win the chance to represent their country at the International Linguistics Olympiad in India in July Four secondary school students from across the island of Ireland have been selected to test their language decoding skills against the world’s best at the International Linguistics Olympiad in Mysore, India in July. The… Read More

AILO Final Tests Creative Problem Solving Skills of Secondary School Students

Dublin, 16th March 2016: The 8th annual All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad (AILO) competition final was held at Trinity College Dublin yesterday (15th March 2016).  100 students from 51 schools coming from 23 counties raced to solve linguistic problems and decipher numerical spy codes in the quest to become Ireland’s top young problem solver.   The students now await the announcement of… Read More