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School Events Calendar 2015/2016

Our School Event Calendar provides information on events or activities which might be of interest to schools throughout the school calendar year.

If you want to add an event to the calendar please use the button on the left. Alternativey we can upload the details for you but a small administrative charge of €25 + vat will apply - email us with your event details. School related charity events are listed here




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Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge
Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge
With thanks to COGG, second-level schools around Ireland can now apply for Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge exams at a reduced rate in the 2015/16 school year.TEG provides a great opportunity for senior-cycle students to focus on essential language skills as well as gaining experience of sitting a formal examination leading to an internationally recognised Irish language qualification. Eligible students will begin studying the TEG syllabus at an appropriate level at the end of September, sitting TEG exams in their own school in April/May 2016. For further information, visit the website below.
Start: 01/07/2015 End: 11/09/2015 Closing date: 11/09/2015 www.teg.ie
e: teanga@nuim.ie
Phone: 01 708 37 37
TY EXPO 2015
TY EXPO 2015
TY EXPO 2015 is the ideal way to kick- start TY; 100 exhibitors eager to share their time, information (and give- aways) with TY students and teachers.
Students will discover a whole range of opportunities and can connect directly with the programmes, activities and competitions. Technology, Design, Entrepreneurship, Adventure…, there is something for everyone. TY EXPO 2015 will help students get direction and be inspired for the year ahead. For more information, visit our website.
Start: 16/09/2015 End: 17/09/2015 Admission: €10 per student, Teachers free www.tyireland.com/
e: transitionyearireland@gmail.com
The Hub Exhibition Hall, Cíllin Hill, Kilkenny
Higher Options Conference
RDS 2015RDS 2015
The Irish Times Higher Options is one of Ireland’s biggest student events and has become an annual fixture on the Education calendar. Over 160 colleges, universities and institutes of further education are expected to take part in this unique expo this year, and thousands of students from all over the country will attend over the three days of the event. Students will have the opportunity to meet and speak directly with representatives from all the main Irish universities and colleges, as well as many from the UK, Europe and further afield.
Start: 16/09/2015 End: 18/09/2015 Times: 9am to 3pm Admission: €10 per ticket www.higheroptions.ie
RDS Simmonscourt, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
Buy My Dress
Buy My Dress
Buy My Dress is a fundraising event that sees pre-loved designer and occasion dresses find new homes, with all profits going to The Down Syndrome Centre. Our one-day 'dress sale extravaganza' will take place on Sunday, 4th October in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Wexford and Limerick! This is a fabulously fun event and we can almost guarantee that you'll nab yourself a gorgeous bargain or two! In the past we have received dress donations from celebrities including Pixie Lott, Amy Huberman, Imelda May, Fearne Cotton and Gráinne & Síle Seoige. Join us on Facebook and get a sneak peek at the dresses on offer this year!
Start: 04/10/2015 www.downsyndromecentre.ie/
Dublin, Cork, Galway, Wexford, Limerick

National Science Week 2015
The 20th annual National Science Week, involving more than 800 events and 250,000 participants, will take place from 8th to 15th November this year. More information to be announced on the website below.
Start: 08/11/2015 End: 08/11/2015 www.science.ie
BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2016
BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2016
The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition takes place from 6th to 9th January 2016, at the RDS in Dublin. For event updates or for more information on how to enter competition, visit the site below.
Start: 06/01/2016 End: 09/01/2016 www.btyoungscientist.com
e: youngscientist@bt.com
RDS Dublin
Primary Science Fair 2016
Primary Science Fair 2016
RDS Primary Science Fair Dublin, showing alongside the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition, RDS  • Thursday, January 7, 2016 (40 projects)  • Friday, January 8, 2016 (40 projects)  • Saturday, January 9, 2016 (40 projects) RDS Primary Science Fair Limerick, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick  • Friday, January 15, 2016 (30 projects)  • Saturday, January 16, 2016, (30 projects) - See more at the website below.
Start: 07/01/2016 End: 16/01/2016 www.rds.ie/primarysciencefair
e: primarysciencefair@rds.ie
Dublin, Limerick