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AILO Awards 2022

The All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad (AILO) 2022 awards were held at Trinity College Dublin on Wednesday 4th May 2022. Eoin Boushel was named AILO Champion 2022 and will represent Ireland in this summer’s International LInguistics Olympiad on the Isle of Man. Joining Eoin on the team are Finn Wallace (CBC Monkstown), Justin Cunningham (Patrician Secondary… Read More

AILO Preliminary Round 2022

Registration for AILO ends of Friday 21st January 2022. The Preliminary Round of AILO will take place online in schools all over the island the week beginning 24th January 2022. Register for AILO to take part in the preliminary round from your own school and to receive information on the workshops. Students can sign up… Read More

Team Selected to represent Ireland at International Linguistics Olympiad

Students from Kildare and Dublin clinch the four team spots out of 100 of Ireland’s top young problem-solvers at the National Final of the All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad. Four students have qualified to represent Ireland at the International Linguistics Olympiad (IOL) this Summer. Making up the team are Justin Cunningham from Patrician Secondary School, Newbridge,… Read More

Winners of AILO 2021 Announced

    Updated 30 March 2021, Ireland:  Justin Cunningham from Patrician Secondary School, Newbridge, Co. Kildare is the 2021 AILO National Champion. Justin also made the International Linguistics Olympiad (IOL) team last year (but the IOL as cancelled) and was a previous Junior champion. Joining him on the IOL team are Oscar Despard (Sandford Park… Read More

Ireland’s Top Young Problem-Solvers battle it out in National Final of the All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad

100 of Ireland’s top young problem-solvers, from 48 secondary schools all over the island, competed in the National Final of the All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad on Wednesday 10th March. 11 March 2021, Ireland: Talented problem-solvers from all over Ireland tackled the world’s toughest puzzles in logic, language and linguistics in the National Final of the 13th… Read More

AILO Zoom Workshops

We are planning to hold free online AILO workshops for schools from mid-November 2020 to mid-January 2021. If you would like to host a workshop this year, please email The workshops will be a live zoom link between the AILO tutor and one school classroom. If you / your students would like to take… Read More