Birr Castle, The Great Telescope

Astronomy & Space

photo credit: beatxm some rights reserved. Birr Castle Scientific and Heritage Foundation A site based around the lives and achievements of the Parsons family over the last four hundred years, and their contributions to astronomy, photography, engineering and botany. – Birr Castle Armagh ObservatoryThe Armagh Observatory is a modern astronomical research institute with a rich […]

Science and Technology Act 1987

Government Bodies

image source Irish Statute Book.ie Science and Technology Act, 1987 Teagasc ResearchTeagasc is a leading research institute in Ireland, undertaking innovative research in the areas of bioscience, agriculture production, food, the environment and the rural economy. –Teagasc Food Safety Authority The Food Safety Authority of Ireland was established under the Food Safety Authority of Ireland […]

Ernest Walton

Mathematicians & Scientists

photo credit: Nobel Prize.org Ernest Walton (1903–1995) was born in Waterford. Prof. Walton’s first researches involved theoretical and experimental studies in hydrodynamics and, at the Cavendish Laboratory, he worked on indirect methods for producing fast particles, working on the linear accelerator and on what was later to become known as the betatron. He followed this […]

Ciara Glynn at Science Week

Science Education

photo credit: Discover Science & Engineering some rights reserved. Science Gallery The Science Gallery is a world first. A new type of venue where today’s white-hot scientific issues are thrashed out and you can have your say. A place where ideas meet. Science Gallery 10 Irish Inventions That Changed The World Modern chemistry? Tick. Color […]