Monte Loader Wins Innovation Award at National Ploughing!

IT Sligo Mechanical Engineering students have won the 2018 Peoples Choice Award at the National Ploughing Championship for their innovative product, Monte Loader.  The Monte Loader is a Universal Rear End Loader that enables farmers to carry and move large heavy objects such as round bails, using any tractor.

Patrick Masterson, Brian Griffin, Dylan McBrearty from Mountcharles and Cormac Donnelly from Donegal Town, designed the product as part of their third year project.   The team received the People’s Choice Award in the Innovation Arena by National Ploughing Association Cheif, Anna May McHugh.

Congratulations to all four students and to the academic and technical staff of Mechanical Engineering Programme.

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