Wednesday 7 December 2016

I you do one thing this week: salute science

Published 04/01/2016 | 02:30

Martha Nic Ionais, (13) left, and Caoilfhionn Ni Dheorain (14), with their project, educating by making shapes with a 3D printer at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition at the RDS. Photo: Damien Eagers.
Martha Nic Ionais, (13) left, and Caoilfhionn Ni Dheorain (14), with their project, educating by making shapes with a 3D printer at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition at the RDS. Photo: Damien Eagers.

The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition is a great opportunity for students to dazzle us with their terrific scientific know-how.

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There'll also be four exhibition halls filled with science and technology-based exhibits and entertainment, running at the RDS, Ballsbridge, from Thursday, January 7, to Saturday, January 9. www.btyoungscientist.com

BLESS BEAUTY

Coolmine Panto Group will present Beauty and The Beast at Draíocht in Blanchardstown until Sunday, January 17. Follow the adventures of Beauty and the mysterious Beast, whose spell can only be lifted by true love. Tickets €20 / €16. www.draiocht.ie

POP TO POPPINS

The multi-award-winning musical Mary Poppins will continue at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Grand Canal Square, until Saturday, January 9. It's adapted from the wonderful stories by PL Travers and the Walt Disney film, and has dazzling choreography, special effects and, of course, the timeless score by Richard M Sherman and Robert B Sherman. www.bordgaisenergytheatre.ie

PLAY AT PROJECT

First Fortnight in association with Bodywhys presents Sunday's Child production of Overshadowed, a moving and insightful piece on the subject of eating disorders, starring Roseanne Lynch, which won the Fishamble Award for new writing at the Fringe Festival, and running at Project Arts Centre, Temple Bar, from Wednesday 6 to Saturday 9 January. www.projectartscentre.ie

NOLLAIG NA MBAN

To celebrate the historic Irish tradition of Nollaig na mBan (Women's Little Christmas) on January 6, Breast Cancer Research is encouraging friends, family, neighbours, classmates or work colleagues to gather and host an event to raise awareness and funds for vital breast cancer research. Funds raised through the campaign will support personalised medicine and breast regeneration. www.BreastCancerResearch.ie

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