Eoin Gill

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Mathematicians Dr Fiacre Ó Cairbre, left, and Prof Anthony O’Farrell, both of Maynooth University,  received the Maths Week Ireland 2018 Award for raising public awareness of mathematics. Photograph:  John Ohle

Irish mathematicians Prof Anthony O’Farrell and Dr Fiacre Ó Cairbre, both of Maynooth University, have been honoured as this year’s recipients of the (...)

From left: Dr Sheila Donegan, co-founder of Maths Week, Margie McCarthy, head of Education and Public Engagement, Science Foundation Ireland, and Aislinn Bueno (11) from Scoil Chaoimhín Primary School, Marlborough Street, Dublin, at the launch of Maths Week 2018. Photograph: Shane O’Neill, SON Photographic

Maths is everywhere, and this year’s Maths Week (commencing on Saturday, October 13th) will encourage us all to become more comfortable with its every(...)

 Irish mathematician, research meteorologist, academic and Irish Times columnist, Dr Peter Lynch has been honoured as this year’s recipient of the Maths Week Ireland Award for his contribution to raising public awareness of maths, pictured receiving his award from Sheila Donegan of Maths Week Ireland.

Mathematician, meteorologist and Irish Times columnist, Dr Peter Lynch, has been honoured as this year’s recipient of the Maths Week Ireland award for(...)

Eoin Gill and Sheila Donegan from Maths Week are pictured with Jadine Rock of Rutland National School in Gloucester Place, Dublin 1, at the launch of Maths Week Ireland - the world’s largest festival of maths and numeracy.  Photograph: Shane O’Neill

Maths is hard: many people find it inscrutable and have negative attitudes towards maths. They may have bad memories of school maths or have been told(...)

Eoin Gill and Sheila Donegan from Maths Week with Jadine Rock of Rutland National School, Dublin,  at the launch of Maths Week Ireland 2017. Photograph Shane O’Neill

Maths will take to the streets this year in a week-long series of events that make up Maths Week Ireland, an all-Ireland festival starting next Saturd(...)

Zara and Lorcan Schlindwein, working on IZAK9 on South King St/Grafton St in Dublin. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

Shoppers on Grafton Street had a mathematical pop quiz sprung on them on Saturday, as the annual national maths festival kicked off in Dublin. Volunt(...)

Researchers test a robot for a US competition with a $2 million prize.  PHOTOGRAPH: CHIP SOMODEVILLA/GETTY IMAGES

John Breslin Engineer, senior lecturer in electronic engineering at NUI Galway, and researcher with the Insight Centre for Data Analytics. He (...)

Alex Butler, (3) Templeogue, has fun playing with the maths puzzles at Maths in the City in Stephen’s Green on Saturday,  an event marking the start of Maths Week 2014.   Photograph: John T Ohle Photography

The largest festival for the promotion of maths worldwide kicked off in Dublin at the weekend with the opening of the all- Ireland Maths Week 2014. Th(...)

Quessia Dessaless from Rutland National School, Dublin, with a maze illustrating the concept of probability. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

With the new school year beginning, teachers are looking for opportunities to enrich the education of their pupils. Next month the eighth annual Maths(...)