Part of English psychological warfare against the Irish was to mock them for their stupidity. Many stupid jokes still attest to that fact. Well, an 18 year old Irish boy disproves the stigma. One day, he may be a Nobel laureate. Already, he has won a $50,000 prize for a method of clearing microplastics from water.
He is strongly motivated to care for the environment, plays music, and has lots of other accomplishments.