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Refillable Air Apparatus For Divers Nets Irish Dyson Award For UL Student

3rd September 2015

#Diving - An ultra-lightweight breathing apparatus for divers has won its young inventor the Irish James Dyson Award for 2015.

As Silicon Republic reports, Cathal Redmond, a student at the University of Limerick, took the €2,500 prize for his 'Express Dive' invention.

The revolutionary device allows divers to refill the one-litre tank while out on the water, providing enough air for two minutes beneath the surface.

Redmond now proceeds to the international stage of the James Dyson Awards and a potential prize of €37,500 to further develop his concept, which aims to fill an untapped gap between snorkeling and SCUBA diving.

Silicon Republic has more on the story HERE.

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