Sligo Science Festival and Science Week


12th-18th NOV 2023
This year’s Sligo Science Festival takes place on the above dates, with the Sligo Science Fair taking place at ATU Sligo on Sunday 13th November. This years programme is being finalised and will be available here from Tuesday 10th October. You can view details of previous years programmes below, as a sample of what is to come!

The Sligo Science Festival, supported by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), is a week-long programme, of activities and events each November, which aims to make science more interesting and accessible to children and adults alike. 

The festival highlights how science, technology and engineering are hugely relevant to us all in our everyday lives, lead to interesting and exciting career options and develop creativity in our children. 

The Sligo event is organised by the School of Science at ATU Sligo.

The events are free and open to schools and the public.

Science Festival promo 1 2017


Sligo Science Festival Producer

Oli Melia 


Also contact for school bookings, or further details.