Friday 28 July 2017

2fm's Nicky Byrne and Jenny Greene show their support at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

2fm presenters Jenny Greene and Nicky Byrne as they presented their show on the RTÉ set at The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2016 at The Rds Dublin. Picture Brian McAvoy.
2fm presenters Jenny Greene and Nicky Byrne as they presented their show on the RTÉ set at The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2016 at The Rds Dublin. Picture Brian McAvoy.

Sasha Brady

2FM stars Nicky Byrne, Jenny Greene and Blathnaid Ni Chofaigh visited the BT Young Scientist and Techbology Exhibition at the RDS on Friday afternoon.

RTE is supporting the exhibition by broadcasting live from the RDS as the event takes place.

2fm presenter Nicky Byrne heads to the RTE set at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition at the RDS. Picture Brian McAvoy
2fm presenter Nicky Byrne heads to the RTE set at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition at the RDS. Picture Brian McAvoy

Presenters Bryan Dobson and Miriam O'Callaghan put the interview skills of willing scientists to the test on Thursday and today, 2fm presenters Nicky Byrne and Jenny Greene, broadcast their show live from the arena.

Eoghan McDermott and Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh also made an appearance as they presented their show live from the Simmonscourt venue.

Jenny Greene and Nicky Byrne get ready to broadcast live from the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition at the RDS. Pictures Brian McEvoy
Jenny Greene and Nicky Byrne get ready to broadcast live from the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition at the RDS. Pictures Brian McEvoy

Recently announced RTE 2fm presenter, Blathnaid Treacy will also be live from the RDS on Saturday when she broadcasts The National Chart Show from the set.

The annual event opened its doors to the general public yesterday and was thronged as young scientific innovators met the prestigious competition's judges throughout the day.

RTE presenter Blathnaid Ni Chofaigh checks 360 degree video with students from O' Carolan College,Nobber ,Meath on the RTÉ set at The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2016 at The RDS Dublin. Pictures Brian McEvoy
RTE presenter Blathnaid Ni Chofaigh checks 360 degree video with students from O' Carolan College,Nobber ,Meath on the RTÉ set at The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2016 at The RDS Dublin. Pictures Brian McEvoy

Tánaiste Joan Burton was one of the first to visit some of the 550 stalls in the RDS.

"I'm delighted to see so many girls participating," she said, adding that she expected to see many of the exhibitors excel in international competitions.

"I think our future is in very intelligent hands. Looking at the creativity they've applied to their subjects, we have a set of very intelligent kids here today."

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