Many of Teagasc’s research centres around the country will open their doors for school visits, where students will get to perform hands-on experiments and find out about careers in STEM. An interactive evening event for the general public ‘60 Minute Science’ will take place at the VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow. While at Teagasc Ashtown Food Research Centre, Dublin ‘A Taste of Food Science’ , evening event is open to the public.

The theme of this year’s event is ‘Believe in Science’. Attendees will learn about a wide variety of topics and how they apply to their everyday lives including: food for health, food product development and improvement, food safety, sustainability of animal and plant production, healthy soils & biodiversity and the development of rural areas. All events are free however pre-booking is required. Please contact the relevant regional organiser below and see full details of all events at:

List of Events

‘60 Minute Science’ evening event Visual Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow

‘A Taste of Food’ Science evening event Teagasc Ashtown Food Research Centre, Dublin
Walsh Fellowships seminar RDS, Dublin

Trinity Access Programme visit (primary level)

Teagasc Grange, Co Meath
Teagasc Grange Schools visit (secondary level) Teagasc Grange, Co Meath
Understanding the Irish dairy industry (secondary level) Teagasc Moorepark, Fermoy, Co Cork

Agri-environment research (primary level)

Teagasc Johnstown Castle Environment Research centre


Animal and Grassland Research (secondary) Teagasc Athenry Research Centre, Co Galway

Crop Science (third level) Teagasc Crops Research Centre, Oak Park, Co Carlow