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November 2019

Successful Transition from Preschool to Primary School with Bríd Kennedy and Andrea Murphy

Image of School and Children Warning Road Signs
Tuesday, 5th November 2019 - 7:00pm

The transition from pre-school to primary school can be one of the most important transitions that your child will make. 

The success of this transition can benefit your child all the way through primary school providing better outcomes for your child socially, emotionally and educationally. 

Eamonn Carter Art Exhibition on World War II in Poland from 5th -30th November. Launch 7th November.

Image of St. Mary's Basilica, Krakow by Eamonn Carter
Thursday, 7th November 2019 - 7:00pm

The paintings in this exhibition are based on photographs taken by Eamonn Carter on a visit to Auschwitz near Krakow, Poland, in the spring of this year. 

The subjects of those photographs, who appear to be in a catatonic state, were the survivors of concentration camps who had tenaciously and very fortunately hung onto life. It is many years since the dark knowledge of such places emerged. 

WexSci - Radon Gas in North County Wexford with Stephanie Long, Office of Radiation Protection and Environmental Monitoring, EPA

Image of map of North County Wexford
Thursday, 14th November 2019 - 7:00pm

Have you tested your home for radon and found that the levels are higher than they should be? 

Maybe you are not sure what you should do next to reduce your family’s exposure to this carcinogen? 

WexSci - What lies beneath: Assessing the Health of Ireland's Rivers and Lakes with Hugh Feeley, Environmental Protection Agency

Image of Article on Lakes and Rivers by Hugh Feeley, EPA
Thursday, 14th November 2019 - 7:00pm

Ireland’s freshwaters are host to an amazing world of animals, plants and other organisms.

These organisms, many of whom are dependent on good water quality, can tell us much about our environment.

WexSci - A Climate Action Discussion with Dr. Cara Augustenborg, Dr. Jonathan Derham, and Dr. Karl Richards, T

Dr. Cara Augustenborg, Dr. Jonathan Derham, Dr. Karl Richards and Gerry Forde
Thursday, 14th November 2019 - 7:00pm

Join Dr. Cara Augustenborg, UCD, Dr. Jonathan Derham, EPA and Dr. Karl Richards Teagasc, chaired by Gerry Ford, Wexford County Council at Wexford Library to learn more about the issues facing us now as we confront climate change. 

#WexSci -Water Water Everywhere, but how safe is it to drink? with Dr Olivia Hall

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Tuesday, 19th November 2019 - 7:00pm

Olivia has over 16 years’ experience working in the Environmental sector in Ireland. 

She graduated with a M.Sc in Environmental Engineering in 2000 specialising in contaminated land and hydrogeology and went on to pursue her research career in the completion of a PhD in 2003.

#WexSci - All Things Great and Small with Dr. Stephen Whelan

Image of Dr. Stephen Whelan, Wexford Campus IT Carlow
Thursday, 21st November 2019 - 7:00pm

The soil, waterways and hedgerows that are common place on Irish farms are home to a fantastic range of plant and animal life. In this talk you will have the opportunity to hear about the more interesting creatures that inhabit the Irish country side include some weird and wonderful facts about their lives. 

Personal Struggles: Oppression, Healing and Liberation with Dr. Seán Ruth

Personal Struggles: Oppression, Healing and Liberation with Dr. Seán Ruth
Tuesday, 26th November 2019 - 7:00pm

Traditionally, psychology has tried to explain personal struggles, intense feelings of anger, fear or sadness in terms of the individual.

Dr. Seán Ruth will explore the social origins of personal struggles based on his book "Personal Struggles: Oppression, Healing and Liberation".

The British Army, Enniscorthy Courthouse and the War of Independence Period in Mid Wexford with Kieran Costello

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Thursday, 28th November 2019 - 7:00pm

This talk views the War of Independence period in County Wexford through the prism of Enniscorthy Courthouse, which was used as a prison by the British Army, and details the conditions experienced by those detained there.