Dublin student wins Irish James Dyson award


4 Nov 2010133 Views

A new type of ski boot, the Flip Ski Boot, has earned Dublin student Brian Byrne, 23, the Irish James Dyson award.

Byrne is a student at Dublin’s National College of Art and Design.

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Years of enduring the discomfort of existing ski boot models inspired Byrne to create the Flip Ski Boot, said Byrne, who is from Dundrum.

Byrne is to receive a cheque for €2,000 in Tullamore in Co Offaly, and the win will provide international recognition for his product.