Donegal Pens brothers Rónán and Conor Mc Garvey from Loughanure, Niall Mc Closkey from Letterkenny, Niall Foody from Letterkenny and a group of five girl students from Pobalscoil Ghaoth Dobhair have all qualified for the national final in Dublin on December 8th.
Twenty entries from schools in Athlone, Sligo, Donegal and Roscommon took part in the competition that saw a varied selection of entrepreneurial projects on show.
Pen brothers Rónán and Conor Mc Garvey explained their successful enterprise to the judges and spoke of their plans for the future while giving a demonstration of their new stylus pen.
Letterkenny lad Niall Mc Closkey, from St Columba’s College, Stranorlar, has designed and produced the ‘Easy Grower’ system for planting fruit and vegetables that can be placed in the garden or anywhere around the house.
Errigal College student Niall Foody showed off his invention of a luminous keyhole assistant, a great little invention that makes it easier for you to see the keyhole or lock on your door in the dark.
Students Caoimhe Nic Phaidin Ni Dhonaill, Neasa Bheaid, Maria Ni Fhearraigh, Emma Nic Uidhir and Laura Nic Lochlainn from Pobalscoil Ghaoth Dobhair have produced a set of ‘Cool Cards’, play cards featuring GAA players.
The national final of Junior Dragon’s Den takes place in Dublin on Saturday, December 8th from where the overall winners to compete in the filming for the 2013 TV series will be announced.