Category: Science & Technology

Birr Castle, The Great Telescope 0

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...

Science and Technology Act 1987 0

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...

Kay McNulty High School Graduation Portrait 0

Information Technology

photo credit: Wikimedia Public Domain Kay McNulty Mauchly Antonelli Pioneering Computer Programmer. Kathleen “Kay” McNulty Mauchly Antonelli (1921 – 2006) was born in the small village of Creeslough in the Gaeltacht area (Irish-speaking region)...

Ernest Walton 0

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...

Innovation Ireland 0

Research

photo credit: miguelpdl some rights reserved. ‘An LED that can go 80 years on a battery charge? William Henry, an applications specialist at Cork’s Tyndall National Institute, can’t tell you exactly how long one...

Ciara Glynn at Science Week 0

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...