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Talks

Sadly the passing of Ingenious Ireland founder Mary Mulvihill in 2015 means that we no longer offer talks. 

Mary’s Talk from Ignite Dublin

Here’s the fascinating story of the night in 1681 when Dublin doctor Allen Mullen dissected an elephant. It’s Mary’s talk for Ignite Dublin 8 on YouTube

The Ingenious Irish: great Irish innovators whose ideas have substituted the modern world.  For the Institute of Engineering & Technology, May 2013.  View the slideshare here.

The Ingenious Irish: great Irish scientists and engineers whose ideas changed the world, at EC’s JRC Institute in Belgium for the Irish EU presidency 2013.

Blood and Guts — Dublin’s medical history, Heritage Week & Dublin City of Science 2012

One of the ingenious Irish: John Philip Holland invented the modern submarine.

One of the ingenious Irish: John Philip Holland invented the modern submarine.

That’s Ingenious! Some Irish inventions that changed the worldHeritage Week & Dublin City of Science 2012

Streets, Stones & Stories: the very fabric of Dublin city, Heritage Week & Dublin City of Science 2012

Ingenious Irishwomen — their lives and legacies, International Women’s Day, Dublin Libraries, 2012

Telescopes and taffeta — four Irishwomen astronomers from the 1800s. Blackrock Castle Observatory, 2011

Lab Coats and Lace: some ingenious Irish women scientists. RDS April 2010

Drive like a Woman, Shop like a Man: science-based tips for saving time and money. Science Week, Dublin libraries

The Many Inventions of the Ingenious Irish: Science Week, Museum of Country Life, National Museum of Ireland

The priest, the turkey and the giant battery: the ingenious Rev Nicholas Callan. Dublin Probus

Ingenious Dublin in Georgian Times: Heritage Week, No 29, Dublin’s Georgian museum