100 of Ireland’s top linguistic problem-solvers are coming to ADAPT DCU on Wednesday 1st March 2023 for the National Final of the All Ireland Linguistics Olympiad (AILO). The students will compete in a 2.5 hour individual round in the morning followed by a fun team round in the afternoon made up of regional teams.
Students from Le Chéile Secondary School in Ballincollig, Cork taking the Preliminary Round in January. Photo courtesy of Le Chéile Secondary School.
The students qualified from over 1,000 students (from 106 schools in 30 counties) who took part in the Preliminary Round of AILO from their own schools at the end January. Students in the individual round will be competing for a place representing Ireland at the International Linguistics Olympiad in Bansko in July 2023.