Naas girls on RTE’s The Mountain

Three young people from Naas will star in RTÉ’s new science adventure series The Mountain this Friday February 17 at 5.30pm on RTE Two.

Three young people from Naas will star in RTÉ’s new science adventure series The Mountain this Friday February 17 at 5.30pm on RTE Two.

Sarah Kelly, Broadfield View, Kilcullen Road; Kate Coffey of Gleann na Riogh, Monread and Ruth Clancy, Cherry Grove, Sallins Road, make up the blue team on the programme.

The girls are taking on a team from Limerick as their skills are put to the test in science-based challenges around an adventures style course.

In each episode, the teams of three young people aged 11-12 make use of scientific knowledge given to them to complete tasks in the rounds: basecamp experiment, The big predication and CS why crime solving. The action culminates with the final assault obstacle course race to the summit.