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Friday 23 June 2017

The six Wicklow entries through to Google competition final

One of the six Wicklow entries through to the Google competition final
One of the six Wicklow entries through to the Google competition final

Deborah Coleman

Six pupils from primary schools in Wicklow have made it through to the finals of this year's Doodle 4 Google competition.

The lucky winner will win a €10,000 IT fund for their school as well as a €5000 scholarship and have their doodle displayed on the Google home page for 24 hours.

Voting opened yesterday, February 7 and will remain open until February 21. Two pupils at St Kevin's NS, Laragh, Glendalough, have progressed to the finals.

Ciara Finn created a teddy bear making machine doodle and a garden for mice to play with a rocket. Taran Scott, also from Scoil Chaoimhín Naofa created a doodle of a machine that could wash, brush, blowdry and snip his pet labradoodle's fur. Olivia Ladouari, Glebe National School drew a doodle of Happy Lion while her fellow Glebe NS pupil Evan Fitzpatrick's doodle reflected his dream to travel in space.

Kevin Whelan from Scoil Náisiunta Phádraig Naofa, Avoca drew a robot-themed design while Roisin Furlong from Greystones Educate Together drew a doodle of how the world could be made better by curing disease and stopping climate change.

To cast your vote, visit www.doodles/google.ie/d4g

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