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IGA & Heritage Week – Wild Child Rock N Shake Adventure

19 August, 2023 @ 10:30 AM 12:30 PM IST

Rathmines Library, 157 Lower Rathmines Road, D06 K2K6, Co. Dublin – Dublin City

Get ready for an incredible journey through time as we combine the thrilling world of earthquakes with the fascinating realm of rocks, minerals and fossils! Join Laura Reilly and Frank Clissmann for an event full of excitement and discovery perfect for children and families.
Location: Exhibition Room, Rathmines Library
More about the library including transport and accessibility at: https://www.dublincity.ie/residential/libraries/find-library/rathmines-library

  1. Earthquake Adventure Zone – Experience making and seeing your own earthquake and become a seismologist! Learn the science about the Earthquakes happening in Ireland and all around the Globe. From tiny tremors to massive quakes, you’ll explore the incredible forces that shape our world.
  2. Fossil and Crystal Exploration Expedition: Embark on a journey back in time as we delve into the world of ancient creatures and rocks. Get hands-on with fossils including a fossilised shark tooth and learn how palaeontologists uncover the secrets of prehistoric life. Unearth the mysteries of dinosaurs, and become a junior fossil detective!
    Chat with Community Seismology officer Laura and Geologist Frank who have dedicated their lives to unravelling the mysteries of our planet’s past. Be inspired to explore the world of science.
    Don’t miss this unforgettable opportunity to journey through time, experiencing the Earth’s dynamic history. A day of hands-on learning, excitement, and family-friendly fun will leave you inspired by the wonders of our planet’s past.
    Get ready to rock and shake on a one-of-a-kind adventure!
    This event is part of the Festival of Irish Geology by the Irish Geological Association.