Tom Hyland RIP – pictured at the CERN Exhibition


It is with deep sadness we advise of the passing of our Chairman Tom Hyland, RIP 17th February, 2017 Galway Science & Technology Festival 1998 - 2017 'Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis' … [Read more...]

Bugs, Games and Banana DNA at Ireland’s largest Science Exhibition

18/10/2016    Lydia Whyte from Clontuskert N.S. who attended the launch of the 19th Galway Science & Festival Technology Festival in Garbally College, Ballinasloe. The Festival will run from the 14-27 November. 
:Andrew Downes, XPOSURE  

NOTE: The Festival will run from the 14-27 November. See

Press Release Monday, 21 November, 2016   The 19th Galway Science & Technology Festival will culminate with its final day Exhibition this Sunday, 27 November, at NUI Galway from 10am-6pm. World leading Galway companies, schools, colleges and research institutes will exhibit over 80 free interactive STEM demonstrations and science shows for all ages to enjoy. Families are invited … [Read more...]

Brenda Romero – Gaming Career Talk


Brenda Romero is an award-winning game designer, artist and Fulbright scholar who entered the video game industry in 1981. As a designer, she has contributed to many seminal titles, including the Wizardry and Jagged Alliance series and titles in the Ghost Recon and Dungeons & Dragons franchises. Away from the machine, her analog series of six games, The Mechanic is the Message, has drawn … [Read more...]

Rick O’Shea launches the 2016 Galway Science & Technology Festival

repro free : Pictured at the launch of the 2016 Galway Science & Technology Festival at Medtronic Parkmore Customer Innovation Centre are Jessica Corcoran Thomas Duartematinez, and Kyda Odijie Odegua from Scoil Caitriona, Renmore Galway, with Ronan Rogers, Director of Research & Development, Medtronic Parkmore .
The Festival will run from the 14-27 November. See 
 Photo: Andrew Downes,  xposure.

Press Release Rick O'Shea launches rockets at Medtronic's Customer Innovation Centre to launch the 2016 Galway Science & Technology Festival Ireland’s biggest Science & Technology Festival to host 180 free events for 35,000 primary and secondary school students across Galway City and County RTÉ 2FM presenter Rick O’Shea officially launched the 19th Galway Science & Technology … [Read more...]

Fr. Seán Manning Primary School Science Quiz


A message from Anthony Carey, Science Teacher, St Mary's College - where the Primary School Science Quiz in memory of Fr Seán Manning was hosted last Friday. Thank you to all the teachers, students and parents who helped to make our inaugural Fr. Seán Manning National School Science Quiz such a huge success last Friday afternoon. Seán would have been delighted to see so many pupils … [Read more...]

2015 Chanelle Science Scholarship


The Chanelle Science Scholarship, now in it's third year, was set up to promote an interest in science and to recognise and reward the students research projects based on Agricultural Science, Biology, Chemistry and Physics.  The Scholarship prize fund is worth €4,500 to the winning student over the course of their college degree, with €1,500 awarded to each of the two runner's up. Event: Ten … [Read more...]

Launch of the 2015 Galway Science & Technology Festival

Former Irish Rugby player Malcolm O'Kelly helping Sorcha Ní Chasarlaigh and Gillian Ní Chatháin to launch the 18th Galway science festival. The festival runs from 9th-22nd November visiting Galway city and county's schools.
Picture: Hany Marzouk

PRESS RELEASE: 19th October 2015   2015 Galway Science & Technology Festival launched by  Rugby Hero Malcolm O’Kelly The launch of the 18th Galway Science and Technology Festival, part of National Science Week, was hosted by the main sponsor Medtronic in their Customer Innovation Centre, Parkmore on Monday 19th November.  The 2015 Festival will see 180 events and 35,000 … [Read more...]

The Outdoor Classroom – Terryland Forest Park


An introduction to an exciting new series of scientific and heritage educational programmes available in Terryland Forest Park. Date: Saturday 19th November 2016 @12pm A practical demonstration of ploughing a field with a horse and the scientific benefits that it brings to farming.Scientists from NUI Galway will also demonstrate the benefits of Citizens’ Science  by showing how to use a … [Read more...]

ReelLife Science 2015 Science Video Competition

RLS Poster Image 2015

Canadian Astronaut Announced as Guest Judge for Novel NUI Galway Science Competition  The science video competition, ReelLIFE SCIENCE, is open to all primary and secondary schools in Ireland  Monday, 31 August 2015: Commander Chris Hadfield, Canadian Astronaut, has been announced as guest judge for NUI Galway’s ReelLIFE SCIENCE 2015 competition. The University is challenging all primary and … [Read more...]

TeenTech UK comes to Galway


                              PRESS RELEASE 21st March, 2015 Galway Science & Technology Forum partners with TeenTech UK Galway Science and Technology Forum in partnership with NUI Galway have invited TeenTech to Galway.  TeenTech is an industry-led initiative that … [Read more...]