Month: August 2017

Join members of the Irish Forensic Science Community and researchers and scientists from the fields of anthropology, botany, geology, pathology and zoology as well as the Garda to learn the basics and try out the outdoor and lab techniques regularly used in crime scene investigations in Ireland. Work the scene, gather and record the evidence to identify the victim and…

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Field trips

As part of National Heritage Week, Laois Libraries have invited Michele Castiaux (www.geologyandenvironment.com) from the Irish Geological Association to present a fun and informative workshop for children on Irish geology and the rocks that are found in the popular video game Minecraft. Locations: Abbeyleix Library (057 8730020, wlawler@laoiscoco.ie), 25th August 11am -12pm Rathdowney Library (0505 46852, cafitzpatrick@laoiscoco.ie), 25th August 3pm –…

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