Lucan Community College Student To Compete In International Maths Olympiad

Congratulations to Lucan Community College student Alex Hanley who achieved 4th place on the role of honour in the Irish Mathematical Olympiad and qualifies to compete on the Irish team in the International Maths Olympiad in July. What an achievement!

What is IrMO?

The Irish Mathematical Olympiad (IrMO) is a national mathematics contest for secondary school students. Training for this contest takes place at a number of mathematics enrichment centres around the country:


NUI Galway

Maynooth University

University College Cork

University College Dublin

University of Limerick

The primary aim of the enrichment classes is to cultivate a love and appreciation for mathematics among talented students – this is achieved by giving such students exposure to deeper, more challenging and more interesting mathematical problems than those encountered on the school syllabus. The performance of students in the IrMO is used to identify a team of up to six students who will represent Ireland at the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), a prestigious international mathematics competition.

Well done to Alex and his teachers in Lucan Community College. #LearnAchieveSucceed.