Cork Carnival of Science

Cork Carnival of Science June 22nd and 23rd

Cork Carnival of Science at Fitzgerald Park features non-stop, family-friendly experiments, interactive activities, garden games, street cuisine and a packed line-up of live demonstrations, big top shows, hands on workshops and entertainment. Activities will include making slime, meeting live zoo animals, checking out the inner workings of robots and extracting DNA with free entry for all to enjoy.

 Cork Carnival of Science features seated Big Top shows including Feel the Force by London Science Museum, Science Magic from W5 Belfast and The Science of Dragons from Science2life.  Hands on workshops are offered by the Royal Society of Chemistry, MadLab, Learn it LEGO Education, Bubbly Maths and include slime making from Messy Hands. Marquees from Explorium Science centre and Analog Devices feature interactive exhibits and challenges, and you can journey into space with Blackrock Castle Observatory. Throughout the day walk about performances will pop up from Eureka Edinburgh, Dr. Ken and Strong Women Science. Activity stands will be provided by Lifetime Lab, MakerDojo, INFANT, Tyndall, INFANT, SEAI and many many more.

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Blue Dragon Lady, Prof. Funkinstein and Prof. Baloney, Lord Mayor Cllr Mick Finn,
Eva and Jack Ryan, Nikita Panchenko and Mervyn Horgan of Lifetime Lab

Cork Carnival of Science sets about creating and delivering a large public engagement event that will intertwine science, engineering and maths with playful learning in a fun, open and easily accessible environment. This two day spectacular is supported by Science Foundation Ireland and Cork City Council.


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Contact Details:

Programming, content and general enquiries: Mervyn Horgan email: or call 021 4941500

Media and Advertising: CAMEO Communications email: or call 021 4294932

Event Control: Triangle Productions email: