14 schools from across the Shannonside region will be represented at this years BT young scientist and technology exhibition.
Climate change, road safety and the energy crisis are among the themes emerging from the 37 local projects which have reached the final.
The Exhibition is back in-person at the RDS in Dublin for the first time since 2020, with the last two editions being held remotely.
Roscommon Community College, Abbey Community College, Castlerea Community SCHOOL, Scoil Mhuire, and Scoil Muire gan Smal represent Roscommon.
Leitrim's Mohill community School, St Clare's comprehensive Carrick on Shannon Community School are taking part.
In Longford Lanesboro Community College and Ardscoil Phadraig have all made it to the final
Athlone community College, Marist College, Our Lady's Bower have been selected from Westmeath.
Tommy Stenson has been speaking to Carrick-on-Shannon Community School teacher Anne-Marie Kelly and Student Honoria Brady.