Spring 2018 is off to a flying start with lots of events taking place at Waterways Ireland!
Northern Ireland Science Festival runs from 15th - 25th February and our 'Waterways Wildlife Wonders' day takes place on Friday 23rd February as part of this event. Educational ecologist Billy Flynn who will be introducing participants to some of the living things found in the wild meadow at our Headquarters in Enniskillen. The focus will be on discovery so groups will work together to identify some aquatic creatures, learn to identify at least 3 plants found within the meadow and get familiar with some birdsongs and calls. Workshops are most suited to Key Stage 2 students.
Engineers Week takes place from 24th February - 2nd March. Waterays Ireland is delighted to take part in this popular nationwide event once again in 2018. Plans are afoot to host site visits and workshops across the waterways with engineering teams from the Erne and Shannon-Erne already on board ignite the imaginations of the next generation of engineers! Be sure to contact our Education Officer, Manus Tiernan, at email@example.com if you would like to get involved.
Seachtain na Gailge runs from 1st - 17th March. This international Irish language festival and one of the biggest celebrations of our native language and culture. Waterways Ireland plans to take part in the event by offering fee school tours ás gaeilge from our Visitor Centre in March. Gaeilgeoir Cormac MacCashin will lead tours around Grand Canal Quay enthralling school groups with his knowledge of the Grand Canal.
For more information on any of these events, to get involved or make a booking, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org