About Us

Science Ireland performs science shows and workshops in schools.
Now we are using that experience to create innovative STEM courses. 

What We’re All About

Declan Holmes, Science Ireland’s lead instructor has 20 years experience in performing interactive science shows. He is a physicist and worked as an electronic engineer. All instructors are fully Garda vetted.

Declan Holmes - Science Instructor

Learn Something New Every Day.

Students ask the best questions and we change our shows in response to student’s questions. We use interesting challenges such as landing a rover on Mars to teach students about gravity & air resistance.

Declan Holmes
Founder
Our Vision

Who We Are

“I never teach my pupils, I only provide the condition in which they learn.” –
Albert Einstein

Science Ireland was created in 2001, over the last 20 years we have created interactive science shows, teacher training programmes, Irish Junior Certificate short course and online STEM courses.

Setup in 2001 by Declan Holmes and Anthony Caldwell. Both Declan and Anthony were graduates of University College Galway’s Experimental Physics Degree Programme. 

Declan worked in Intel Ireland and a web development company in Kildare called Innovate.
Anthony went on to do a master in Optoelectronics and a Phd from Queen’s Universtiy Belfast. Declan performs the shows and is developing our STEM courses and Anthony is researching best practice in online education.