Category Archives: Engineers Week

Bridge Building Results

We had out 4th annual bridge building sessions for engineers week last weekend. With 80 tickets sold we had a fun packed day.  The winner bridge held an impressive 28KG before breaking. They are pictured below.   We had a great talk from Cahill Fergal, which lead to some many different bridge designs. Check out our […]

Engineer’s Week: Bridge Building Competition

For Engineers Week, we are holding our fourth annual bridge building competition on Saturday 5th of March from 11am. Two Identical sessions will take place. The morning session – 11:00 – 13.30. The afternoon session 14:30 – 17:00. This is a family-friendly competition that puts teams against one another to build the strongest bridge. Engineering theory and building materials will […]

Skull Radio on the Pat Kenny Show

Our very own Jeffrey Roe was on News Talk‘s Pat Kenny Show to talk about Skull Radios and engineers week. A bone conduction kit that allows the user to listen to sound without making a sound. The full interview can be found on the news talk website 27 minutes into the clip.  Click here to listen […]

Engineer’s Week: Bridge Building Competition

For Engineers Week, we are holding our third annual bridge building competition in Science Gallery on Saturday 14th of February. This is a family-friendly competition that puts teams against one another to build the strongest bridge. Engineering theory and building materials will be provided to help you during construction. Last year’s winning team, created a bridge that held […]

Engineer’s Week: Build a Skull Radio

Have you ever wanted to listen to music without using your ears? Turn your own head into a speaker? The skull radio allows you to listen in total silence, by sending sound waves through your teeth! Join TOG and assemble a specially designed kit that allows you to hear sounds directly, using vibration. This hands […]

Engineer’s Week: Bridge Building Competition Winner

We had a fantastic day at the Science Gallery with over 50 people taking part in our  competition. We had a great talk from Anthony McGuinness about Dublin City Council‘s Bridges of Dublin project. Next up was Robert Dowdall and Colin Keogh from IMechE explaining the engineering concepts behind bridge design. Their talk certainly made an impact . We had […]