Meet the young Mayo entrepreneur who hopes his app will make driving safer

Mayo man Andrew Irwin has developed an app which he hopes will eliminate phone usage while driving. 

As a result of his 'Drivesafe' app, Andrew has been selected to represent Mayo at the National Junior Chamber International (JCI) TOYP awards in the category of scientific or technological development.

The chamber host the outstanding young people of the year (TOYP) awards every year and aim to formally recognize young people who excel in their chosen fields and create positive change in the world starting in their community.

* This story and video were developed as part of an ongoing collaboration between the Irish Examiner and the Univeristy of Limerick.

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