Science Week has commenced and runs until next Sunday (November 10th –17th) with a theme of climate action, and Minister Michael D’Arcy told WexfordToday.com that WexSci – Wexford Science Festival has been awarded €35,000 for this year’s event.
The organisers of this festival, Wexford County Council, have partnered with Waterford/ Wexford ETB, Local Link Wexford, the EPA and IT Carlow (Wexford campus) and will be hosting 83 events for families and the general public, including a sustainability science show, Meet the Environmental Scientist career talks, EPA Rivers and Lakes talk and Cool planet Climate Change Workshops.”
Minister D’Arcy said: “My colleague the Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, and the Minister for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, John Halligan, announced an investment of €476,000 through Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), to support 13 festivals and 13 events across the country as part of national Science Week.”
A week-long series of events is happening at the libraries in Wexford town, Enniscorthy, New Ross, Gorey, Bunclody and the National Opera House, Wexford.
All are welcome to attend WexSci Wexford Science Festival. Events are free but must be booked. For events throughout the week in all County Wexford Libraries, please contact your local library to secure your place.