Maths challenge for Tipperary students returns with €20,000 prize fund for students and schools

The eagerly anticipated All-Ireland maths challenge that has taken Ireland by storm for the past two years is back, with a prize fund of €20,000 for students and schools. Registration for students and teachers throughout Tipperary is now open for LearnStorm Ireland. Originally called MATHletes, the challenge was started in 2014 by technology entrepreneur Sean […]

Tipperary student named as 2nd best Mathlete in Ireland at National Finals

At the MATHletes Challenge 2014 National Finals, which were held last Saturday (24th May 2014) at The CHQ Building, IFSC, Dublin, Darragh Buckely from Borrisokane Community College, Borrisokane, Co. Tipperary was named as the 2nd best MATHlete in the country for 3rd year students. Launched at the beginning of February as the brainchild of Cork […]

Tipperary’s Top MATHletes announced

The following students have been named the top MATHletes in Tipperary in their respective class, having triumphed over their fellow competitors at the MATHletes Challenge Provincial finals which took place on the second weekend in May.   Year  Name  School  5th  Class Christian Cullen Ballagh National School, Clonoulty 6th  Class Mathew Cullen Ballagh National School, […]

Tipperary students looking to progress up leaderboard after 1st round of the MATHletes Challenge 2014

Students and teachers from school throughout Tipperary kicked off the MATHletes Challenge 2014 last week. The new and exciting all Ireland maths competition which uses the Khan Academy, has seen large interest from schools in Tipperary. With the 1st round of challenges completed, Tipperary students from Scoil Ruain Killenaule, Thurles; Borrisokane Community College; St Mary’s Convent […]

New MATHletes Challenge competition now open to Tipperary students

MATHletes Challenge 2014, a pioneering maths tournament for Ireland based on the Khan Academy approach to learning and teaching maths, has been launched by Irish American Technology Entrepreneur Sean O’Sullivan and Ciaran Cannon T.D., Minister for Training and Skills at the Department of Education. Starting on 1st February, MATHletes Challenge 2014 will provide participants with a fun, competitive, engaging […]