Updated: 2009-11-10 16:43:39
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Science Week Open Day 2009

Science Week got underway on Sunday at IT Sligo when hundreds of families arrived on the Ballinode campus for a fantastic day out. Listening and watching in awe, they were amazed as they witnessed the creativity and innovation of scientists and engineers at IT Sligo.

Photographs by James Connolly PicSell8/Declan Bray/SligoToday.ie
Iain MacPhee and Ciara MacPhee building an electronic lie detector in the MADLAB
Iain MacPhee and Ciara MacPhee building an electronic lie detector in the MADLAB
Patricia and Fergal Colleary trying out IT Sligo's all-electric car
Patricia and Fergal Colleary trying out IT Sligo's all-electric car
Rory O'Connor from IT Sligo - a fearsome sight
Rory O'Connor from IT Sligo - a fearsome sight
Brendan Brogan and Paul O'Dwyer demonstrating the wonders of Solar power
Brendan Brogan and Paul O'Dwyer demonstrating the wonders of Solar power
Jennifer O'Driscoll from Ballisodare is all wrapped up by the Sligo/Leitrim Mountain Rescue Team
Jennifer O'Driscoll from Ballisodare is all wrapped up by the Sligo/Leitrim Mountain Rescue Team
Dylan Taylor has a try at the remote helicopter
Dylan Taylor has a try at the remote helicopter
Garda Ciara Cafferkey demonstrates the speedgun to Finn Leenheer watched by Sgt. James Fox.
Garda Ciara Cafferkey demonstrates the speedgun to Finn Leenheer watched by Sgt. James Fox.
Jess Hannell, flying a remote helicopter
Jess Hannell, flying a remote helicopter
Catherine Durcan and Jordan Sexton with their home-made volcano
Catherine Durcan and Jordan Sexton with their home-made volcano
Tiffany Budd with Alaska-an American Bald Eagle from Eagle's Flying Centre in Ballymote, Co.Sligo. Lothar Muschketat keeps a watchful eye.
Tiffany Budd with Alaska-an American Bald Eagle from Eagle's Flying Centre in Ballymote, Co.Sligo. Lothar Muschketat keeps a watchful eye.
The Army Bomb Disposal Team give a demo
The Army Bomb Disposal Team give a demo
The RNLI mascot has a chat with Ciara Ni Bhroin and her mum Winne Connolly
The RNLI mascot has a chat with Ciara Ni Bhroin and her mum Winne Connolly
(l-r) Kathleen Donegan has a relaxing moment with Maeve McCormack from Connect PR, Stephanie Donegan IT Sligo Lecturer and Prof. Terri Scott - President IT Sligo
(l-r) Kathleen Donegan has a relaxing moment with Maeve McCormack from Connect PR, Stephanie Donegan IT Sligo Lecturer and Prof. Terri Scott - President IT Sligo
Sligo Fireman Tom O'Boyle demonstrating the fire hazzards in the home
Sligo Fireman Tom O'Boyle demonstrating the fire hazzards in the home
Cllr. Joe Queenan with Prof. Terri Scott - President IT Sligo
Cllr. Joe Queenan with Prof. Terri Scott - President IT Sligo
Gillian McCarthy getting to grips with a large Owl
Gillian McCarthy getting to grips with a large Owl