Upcoming Events

"Meet the Engineers" Open Day

Key Event Information

Lifetime Lab at the Old Waterworks will host a family fun Engineering themed open day on Sunday March 12th from 11am to 4pm. Admission is free, children and adults may enjoy a series of stands and activities to discover the many roles of engineering.

Activities will include driving VEX robots, LEGO construction challenges, connecting snap circuits, following engineering trails, make & do, hook a duck and lots lots more with all activities staffed by volunteer engineers and local STEM education and research centres.

The theme of Engineers Week 2017 is Engineering our Future and what better way to encourage an understanding of the many engineering disciplines than a free open day with engineers running family friendly activities. Activities from environmental to electrical and structural to civil engineering with provide plenty of hands on fun, participants include Legion Ireland,  APC Microbiome Institute, INFANT centre and Tyndall National Institute who along with the Lifetime Lab primary science teams of Lifetime Lab and Lismore Heritage Centre will provide plenty of family friendly activities.

Contact Lifetime Lab at 021 4941500 for more details. If your company is involved with engineering and would like to participate please feel free to get in touch.


“Meet the Engineers” Open Day is run by Lifetime Lab for Engineers Week 2017 and is one of a range of engineering activities on offer including LEGO Workshops, MathsWorks Mobile school visits and enquiry based learning science workshops. The week is coordinated on a national basis by Engineers Ireland with events and activities available to the public from March 4th – 12th as part of the STEPS programme, which is a strategic partner of Science Foundation Ireland’s (SFI) Discover Programme