Featured Events

Irelands Ingenious Engineers Show- Scientific Sue

Sunday 18th November, 11:30am – 6:30pm, GMIT , Castlebar

Family Fun Open Day Sunday

Come and join her on her latest journey of scientific discover and find out about the amazing science and engineering which is linked to Ireland’s Ingenious Engineers. Designing (probably) the best drinking chocolate in the world, creating a cloud in a bottle, colour changing vegetables, ice cream in a baggie and sending rockets sky high are just a few of the demonstrations that will be used to fire the spirit of discovery within and create lots of excitement. With the help of lots of volunteers Scientific Sue will attempt to answer these questions and many, many more. 

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“Let’s Go to the Moon- Apollo 11”’with Deirdre Kelleghan

Sunday 18th November, GMIT , Castlebar 11:30am – 6pm

Deirdre will teach the children all about the Apollo 11 moon landing, including a drawing session and a life-size Buzz Aldrin to help explain the astronaut’s suits and how they survived. 

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Drone Jobs of the Future with Ian Kiely

Sunday 18th November, GMIT , Castlebar 11:30am – 6pm

Family Fun Open Day

Drone Consultants Ireland have been looking at a variety of ways to use drones, including improved safety, emergency services, agriculture and efficiency.

Presentation and Q&A.

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Mayo is the place to be for this year’s 11th Annual Science and Technology Festival. The festival runs from the 12th to the 18th November, 2018 throughout the County culminating with an Family Open Day in GMIT, Castlebar on Sunday, 18th from 11.30am.

The Open Day will feature an exciting blend of fantastic interactive shows from The Animal Encounter Zone – National Reptile Zoo to Ireland's Ingenious Engineers Show to The Exploration Dome; industry demonstrations where you can try out the exciting ‘Dream Flyer’; hands-on workshops such as Madlabs, Let’s Go to the Moon- Apollo 11, Building Robots; presentations such as ‘Drone Jobs of the Future’ , free-giveaways and opportunities for all.

There's something for all the family so drop in to GMIT Castlebar and remember all events are Free of Charge.

Advanced booking is advised due to demand! 50% of our tickets for the shows are available to book online.