TU Dublin Students Awarded at the Smarter Travel Awards 2023

Published: 12 May, 2023

TU Dublin students dominated the finalist boards at the Smarter Travel Awards 2023, which took place on Thursday, 27 April 2023, at an event at the Lighthouse Cinema in Smithfield, Dublin 7.  

The annual event saw 156 finalists from partners on the Smarter Travel programme present 63 projects that encourage, support and enable sustainable and active travel on the commute to campus and beyond.

Two students from the School of Marketing & Entrepreneurship won a main category award, and thirty students from the School of Marketing & Entrepreneurship were finalists in five sub-categories. Click on the student names in the table below to view the projects.

Under the Marketing & Communications category, Philip Maguire claimed the Programmes & Advocacy award with his winning project ‘Leap Further’, and Niamh Murray claimed the Social Marketing award with her winning project ‘Fuel Up With Friends. 

Project Title

Name of Student(s)



Sustainable Sidekick App Leah Keogh Engineering & Innovation Technology
TFI Social Charlotte Hatt Engineering & Innovation Design
Uni-Mover Siobhan Kenny Engineering & Innovation Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship 
Saoirse Murray Engineering & Innovation
Jennifer Fleming Social Marketing
Jade McCormack Social Marketing
Ellen Griffin Social Marketing
Undrive Katie Cowzer Social Marketing Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship 
Tara Delaney Social Marketing
Ben Byrne Social Marketing
Matthew Byrne Social Marketing
Scott Doyle Farrell Social Marketing
Pave The Way – For a Greener Future Sofia Hogberg Social Marketing Marketing & Communications
Eco-Ride: A Fun and Rewarding Way to Choose Sustainable Campus Transport Edoardo Cirefice Social Marketing Marketing & Communications
#ReadySetGo Lucy O’Callaghan Social Marketing Marketing & Communications
Dublin’s Got Sole Shane McDermott Social Marketing Marketing & Communications
TU Dublin Campus Bike App Briona Freeman Social Marketing Marketing & Communications
Travel for Future Emma Ed Social Marketing Marketing & Communications
Distance for Discount Sinead Ahearne Social Marketing Marketing & Communications
Sing & Save Nathan McCarthy  Social Marketing Marketing & Communications
Leap Loyalty Alannah McGuirk  Social Marketing Marketing & Communications
Step More Scroll Less Isabelle Sheehan  Social Marketing Marketing & Communications

Fuel Up With Friends

Niamh Murray Social Marketing Marketing & Communications
Pool Together Luke Raymond  Social Marketing Programmes & Advocacy
Charley Delaney Byrne  Social Marketing
Deano Doran Social Marketing
Cian Ryan Social Marketing
Take The Safe Lane Emily Dooley Social Marketing Programmes & Advocacy
Green Wheels Scavenger Hunt Jack McQuillan Social Marketing Programmes & Advocacy

Leap Further

Philip Maguire  Social Marketing Programmes & Advocacy

Smarter Travel award winner Leap Further Philip Maguire

 Smarter Travel award winner Fuel Up With Friends Niamh Murray

In recognition of incorporating active and sustainable travel projects into course modules, Faculty of Business lectures, Dr Róisín Vize and Hilda Burton were awarded a Lecturer Recognition Award.

TU Dublin is a Campus Partner with Transport for Ireland’s Smarter Travel Campus Programme. TU Dublin works with Transport for Ireland to implement voluntary travel plans to promote and encourage students and staff to travel to campus sustainably and actively.