Saturday November 11th 

Time : 10am to 2pm

Location : St Mel’s College, St Mel’s Road, Longford, Co. Longford.

Event : Discovery Day

An open event for families with The Reptile Zoo, Dinosaur Science with Dale Treadwell, Anyone 4 Science Shows, Science Energy Drinks Workshop, Coding Robots & Drones, Careers & Subjects Workshop. Suitable for aged 8 and up and young children must be accompanied by an adult. This event is presented in association with Abbott. Booking on https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/discovery-day-tickets-38230096247

Monday November 13th

Time : 9am to 3pm

Location : Scoil Bhride, Harpers Lane, Knockmay, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

Event : Junior Einsteins

Explore the science of everything from elephant toothpaste to the effect of electricity on Barbies, smoke rings and plasma balls, Junior Einsteins make science fun and interesting and hands on ! This event is now fully booked.

Time : 9am to 3pm

Location : Scoil na gCeithre Maistri, Athlone, Co. Westmeath.

Event : Exploration Dome

Exploring the night’s sky and some underwater worlds too in Ireland’s largest mobile planetarium. This event is now fully booked.

Tuesday November 14th

Time : 10am to 2pm

Location : St Mel’s College, St Mel’s Road, Longford, Co. Longford.

Event : Sustainable Energy Ireland

Exploring the science and technology of sustainable energy production and use with Sustainable Energy Ireland. This event is now fully booked.

Time : 9am to 3pm

Location : St Etch National School, Kinnegad, Co. Westmeath.

Event : The Reptile Zoo

A unique opportunity to get up close and personal with animals that would normally only be seen on TV. Safe handling and small groups makes sure that children have the chance to learn close up about snakes, tarantulas and tortoises, among many other species. This event is now fully booked.

Time : 10am to 2pm

Location : Kilbeggan National School, Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath.

Event : Rockets Workshop

Rocket making workshop exploring the science of flights, rockets and astronomy using everyday materials. The workshop explores space and space travel and the technology that enables this and the discoveries that have been made to date about the universe we live in. This event is now fully booked.

Time : 2pm

Location : Athlone Community College, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Event : Careers Workshop

Careers workshop with Pro-activ HR exploring various study options and career choices in science, technology, engineering and maths. This event is now fully booked.

Wednesday November 15th

Time : 10am to 2pm

Location : Gaelscoil Tullamore, Tullamore, Co. Offaly.

Event : Rockets Workshop

Rocket making workshop exploring the science of flights, rockets and astronomy using everyday materials. The workshop explores space and space travel and the technology that enables this and the discoveries that have been made to date about the universe we live in. This event is now fully booked.

Time : 9am to 3pm

Location : Scoil Mhuire, Tullamore, Co. Offaly.

Event : Marine Dimensions

Explore the science of Ireland’s coastline and the life in the sea all around us. Students get to see and hold a real shark’s tooth and to safely touch and see smaller marine creatures and learn to understand Ireland’s marine ecosytem and the science behind various conservation and research efforts. This event is now fully booked.

Time : 9am to 3pm

Location : Holy Family Primary School, Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

Event : The Science Circus

Roll up, roll up and explore the science behind the thrills and spills of the circus. Dr Ken takes you on a voyage of discovery investigating how performers make use of many scientific principles in their tricks and stunts. Find out why jugglers love gravity, how clowns use the force like a Jedi and why unicyclists need to keep moving to stay still. It’s science but not as you may know it!!! This event is now fully booked.

Thursday November 16th

Time : 9am to 3pm

Location : Mount Lucas Wind Farm, Co. Offaly.

Event : Curiousity Day in association with Bord na Mona

A day of curiousity and science exploration at Mount Lucas Wind Farm with the Rediscovery Centre, the go Fly a Kite team and ecologists leading a bioblitz walk. This event is booked out in advance and is presented in assocation with Bord na Mona.

Time : 9am to 3pm

Location : Daingean National School, Co. Offaly.

Event : Waterways Ireland Eco Show

A fun day exploring Ireland’s waterways and the science behind their development and conservation. This event is now fully booked.

Time : 9am to 3pm

Location : St Brendan’s Monastery School, Birr, Co. Offaly.

Event : The Reptile Zoo

A unique opportunity to get up close and personal with animals that would normally only be seen on TV. Safe handling and small groups makes sure that children have the chance to learn close up about snakes, tarantulas and tortoises, among many other species. This event is now fully booked.

Time : 9am to 3pm

Location : Scoil Bhride, Mountrath, Co. Laois.

Event : Dinousaur Science with Dale Treadwell

Dale Treadwell of Naturally Wild is well known for his RTEjr Television slots with Albie the Why Guy and Dustin the Turkey featuring wildlife to be found in Irish Back gardens, he has designed and built two Bloom children’s garden features and is the Author of Harry the Hedgehog ‘will you be my friend’ and Robby the Christmas Robin ‘is not in a Christmas mood’. Dino’s Down under takes us back to Dale’s childhood back garden of Australia but with a twist it is from 100 million years ago, Dale will be joined by some realistic Cretaceous Creatures on this interactive presentation. This event is now fully booked.

Time : 8pm to 10pm

Location : Douglas Hyde Theatre, Athlone Institute of Technology, Athlone, Co. Westmeath.

Event : Intimacy, The Science of Relationships.

Join author and neuroscientist Giovanni Frazzetto for a unique discussion exploring the science of relationships, everything from family, work to love and our engagement with technology. Giovanni is an engaging speaker who has published books on relationships and emotions. He was awarded the John Kendrew Young Scientist Award for his cross-disciplinary and science communication efforts.Booking by following this link https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/the-science-of-relationships-tickets-38230780293

Friday November 17th

Time : 9am to 3pm

Location : St Peter’s National School, Athlone, Co. Westmeath.

Event : Anyone 4 Science

A series of workshops with Ireland’s award-winning Anyone 4 Science. Exploring topics such as electricty, forces, energy, light and magnets, this is a fun hands on experience of science for all participants. This event is now fully booked.

Time : 9am to 8pm

Location : Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford

Event : Edgeworthstown Science Fair

Workshops with the Exploration Dome, Science Talks with Con Hussey, The Reptile Zoo, Coding Workshops, Playground Science and Ironman Engineering. A day of events in partnership with the Edgeworth Society, marking the contribution of the Edgeworth family to science. This event is now fully booked.