first place

What a family. What a teacher.

Via the Science.ie newsletter

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Antoinette O’Connor from Cork has won a medal for achieving first place in the country in Leaving Certificate Physics, awarded by Institute of Physics.

Nothing strange so far, after all someone has to come first, don’t they?

There’s more: Her sister Martha O’Connor won the award in 2005.

Still more:  Another student from the same school, Deirdre O’Leary, won the award in 2000.

No prizes for guessing that all three were taught by the same teacher; serious respect to Diarmuid Hickey from Coachford College, Co. Cork

Read more on UCC ‘s website