Cllr David McGuinness, Candidate for the Dublin West By-Election, has congratulated Alexander Amini of Castleknock College this evening for his “historic victory of the one of the top prizes at the annual European Young Scientist in Helsinki.”

Cllr McGuinness continued, “Alexander, and his family, should be rightly proud of his momentous achievement. I would also pay tribute to his teachers who helped him to achieve such a phenomenal result. As a young teacher, I know first-hand the effort that goes in behind the scenes to assist pupils reach such great outcomes.”

“I would now wish Alexander the very best in what is clearly going to be a very bright future.”