Category Archives: Press Release

Press Release: Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan Launches Competition Aimed at Developing Students’ Problem-Solving Skills

Secondary school students are being urged to test their creative problem-solving skills in the All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad Competition. Register online at until 26th  January 2016. The search is on for Ireland’s best young problem solvers! Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan, today launched the 2015/6 season of the All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad… Read More

Irish student wins bronze medal at International Linguistics Olympiad

Dubliner Luke Gardiner among world’s top problem solvers in Bulgaria Nineteen year old Luke Gardiner from Gonzaga College, Dublin, clinched a bronze medal at the International Linguistics Olympaid in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria in July 2015. The international problem-solving contest, which ran from 20th to 24th July, challenges students to test lateral thinking skills by decoding some of… Read More

AILO 2015/6 Season is now open!

We are delighted to announce the 2015/2016 season launch of the All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad! The All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad (AILO) challenges secondary school students to test their minds against the world’s toughest problems in logic, language and linguistics. Students must develop their own strategies for solving complex problems in unfamiliar languages — making AILO a fabulous… Read More

Press Release: Ireland’s Top Young Problem Solvers to Take On World’s Best Decoders at International Linguistics Olympiad

Ireland’s top four secondary school decoders win the chance to represent their country at the International Linguistics Olympiad in Bulgaria 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 Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, in July. The students,… Read More