Miriam's first guests are three teenagers who have had an extraordinarilybusy year. Not only did they win the BT YoungScientists Award last January, they have also completed their Junior Certs, & tomorrow are heading off to Prague to represent Irelandin the European Union Contest for Young Scientists.
The students from the Kinsale Community School, Emer Hickey, Ciara Judge & Sophie Healy-Thow are joining us from our Cork studio.
The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibitionhas become so successful that it is now inspiring other countries around the world. On the line to Miriam is Dr. Rose Dolan who is joining us from Dar esSalaam in Tanzania.Dr. Rose Dolan is a Lecturer in Education in NUI Maynooth.
Hidden away & disconnected from the rest of the world, a remarkable group of women in rural Albania have been living as menfor hundreds of years. Virtually unheard of, these sworn virgins are dying out now with only a small amount left. Photographer Jill Peters has taken photographs of these 'Sworn Virgins' which recently have gone viral online. Jill joins Miriam on the line this morning.
This morning on the line to Miriam on the line are our four listeners selected for our 'What's Next' featurewe mentioned on the show a few weeks ago. Joining us are Geraldine O'Doherty, Ger Walsh, Jenny Hill & Anne Kelleher, along with their mentorsDonal Bradley, Carmel Sheridan, Linda Tuohy & Gerard Allen.